- Busch Gardens and Adventure Island in Tampa, FL will reopen on June 11 with advanced reservations in place.
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has announced today the phased reopening of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island on June 11. The state of Florida approved its plans for reopening.
Park visitors will have to make advanced reservations before their visits to guarantee their admission as capacity will be limited. The parks will also include “enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face covering requirements, and temperature screening.”
“We thank Governor DeSantis, Mayor Castor, and County Administrator Merrill for their support of tourism in Central Florida as we prepare to reopen our Tampa parks to the public on June 11,” said Marc Swanson, interim CEO of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. “Over the past two months, we have worked with state and local health officials, third party medical and epidemiology experts, and attraction industry leaders to enhance our strict health, safety, and cleanliness standards. We are committed to the health and safety of our guests, employees, and animals in our care, and will continue to follow the guidance from health officials as conditions evolve.”
“We have been eagerly awaiting the day to announce the reopening of Busch Gardens and Adventure Island, and we’re so glad that day is here,” said Stewart Clark, president of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island. “The health and safety of our guests has always been our top priority and we’re looking forward to delivering memorable experiences at our parks while addressing the important health and safety needs of our guests during this time.”
Both parks have created new safety websites that will provide information about safety measures and key operational changes:
Park visitors will be able to start making reservations on June 8 at 10 a.m. ET.
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