About Busch Gardens Tampa Bay & Adventure Island: Busch Gardens is one of the best places to visit in Florida. With kid friendly attractions, roller coasters for thrill seekers, over 12,000 animals, live entertainment, and seasonal events, Busch Gardens is fun for all ages. The park is home to one of the largest zoos in North America. It is also Florida’s thrill ride leader with one of the best collections of roller coasters. Busch Garden's sister park, Adventure Island, is a seasonal waterpark with slides, waterfalls, a wave pool, rambling river, and other family attractions set in a laid back island atmosphere.