Elephant Insider

Enter our state-of-the-art facilities and join our elephant keepers for some Elephant Insider perspective on how Busch Gardens® Tampa cares for one of the world’s largest land animals.

Observe training methods and see the keeper/animal connection in action as trainers and elephants relate and communicate.

Once in the park proceed directly to the Serengeti Outpost in Nairobi for check in by 10:15am, which is located between the Nairobi Train Station and the Animal Care Center building. The tour will begin promptly by 10:30am, late arrivals will not be guaranteed the opportunity to join the tour once it has begun.


$29 plus tax per person ages 10 and up (must be 10 and older to participate, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult).

Due to the walking nature of this program, wheelchairs cannot be accommodated at this time. All programs are subject to availability. Park admission is required and is not included. Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices listed are per person and do not include tax. Must be 10 years of age or older to participate. Program components may vary.