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Kid-Friendly Attractions
Adventure Island Tampa Castaway Falls

Castaway Falls - Opening Spring 2024

What a place to get marooned for a while! Get ready to wash ashore at Castaway Falls, our brand-new interactive splash and play area opening in 2024. With multiple levels and more than 100 distinct play elements, it’s an ideal spot for kids of all ages—even the littlest adventurers!

Jump in and explore tons of exciting experiences, from three giant tipping buckets that dump over 1,300 gallons of water combined to four thrilling slides, soakers, flow pipes, hose and spray jets, water curtains, tipping troughs, and much more. These falls are overflowing with splashy fun for the whole family!

Shaka-Laka Shores Splash Pad at Adventure Island Tampa Bay.

Shaka-Laka Shores

Interactive Splash and Play Zone

Shaka-Laka Shores, located in the heart of Adventure Island, features 25 play elements and a central kid-friendly play structure bound to entertain and engage even the youngest of guests. The newest addition also includes a variety of interactive aquatic components, all within a zero-depth area - ideal for smaller kids - as well as additional shaded sections.

More Fun for the Little Ones

Paradise Lagoon at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Paradise Lagoon

You’ll find a cool pool to relax and unwind, and a fun net climb to test your skills at Paradise Lagoon™. The bravest thrill-seekers can splash from our cliff jumps into 9,000 square-feet of tropical blue water. The scene is so tropical you may find yourself happily lost in every moment of action-packed adventure.

 

Age/Height Restrictions: We strongly suggest that all weak or non-swimmers wear a life vest.

Rambling Bayou Lazy River

Rambling Bayou

This calm, half-mile tube trip will take you on an adventure through the park. Rambling Bayou™ is a relaxing way to take a break from the excitement and keep cool. It's a perfect bit of rest and relaxation between thrills and spills.

 

Age/Height Restrictions: We recommend that riders under 42 inches tall wear a life vest.

Endless Surf Wave Pool

Endless Surf

The surf's always up in our breathtaking, 17,000 square foot wave pool. A rolling surf with waves awaits you every ten minutes.

 

Age/Height Restrictions: We strongly suggest that all weak or non-swimmers wear a life vest.