Busch Gardens Tampa Florida Theme Park & Attractions

The Wild Surge

  • Thrill
  • Splash
  • Height
    38" Minimum


Launch out of a 35-foot mountain crater up above a towering waterfall.


Insider Tips

• Have your children look for the gibbons & flying foxes as they soar past the adjacent animal habitats!
• Check show times on the back of your park map to see the Jungala Stilt Walkers while you’re in Jungala!
• Riders must be between ages 6 &13 and not exceed 48’’ in height.


Ride Requirements

Ride Access
For those guests who are not able to wait in line, a Virtual Queue system is utilized and guests will be given a return time to ride (see team member at the ride entrance). At the provided time, the guest will proceed to the ride exit to board the ride. Please see a team member for assistance and loading instructions.
Height Restrictions
Riders must be at least 42” tall to ride alone or 38” tall and accompanied by a supervising companion to ride. Hand-held infants are not permitted.
Ride Restrictions
For your safety, you should ride only if you are in good health. Guests who know or suspect that may be pregnant, have high blood pressure, heart conditions, neck or back problems, recent surgery, sensitivity to strobe effects, prone to motion sickness, have a heightened sensitivity to dark enclosed places or any other impairment or medical condition that may be affected by the features of this ride or prevent the normal seating or use of the safety restraints as provided, shall not ride.
Physical Restriction
Each rider must be able to remain sitting up straight, keeping their head upright, their back and shoulders against the seat back, and their hands, arms, legs and feet down and inside the ride at all times. Guests with a broken collar bone, cervical collar, full leg cast, braced arm cast, or neck brace must not ride.
Service animals
Not Permitted
Accessibility Guide
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