Dec 17

Give the Gift of Amazing Adventures This Christmas at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and SeaWorld Orlando

by Staff

Still can’t find something for that person on your list who seems to already have everything? Busch Gardens and SeaWorld have the most interesting gifts that will give your friends and family an adventure that they will never forget. Here are our top four suggestions:

A Family Comes Face-to-Face with an Endangered Bengal Tiger on Busch Gardens' Tiger and Orangutan Keeper ExperienceTiger and Orangutan Keeper Experience, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

One gift that can bring the whole family together? Yes, please. During the Tiger and Orangutan Keeper Experience your family or friends will experience what it is like to be a Busch Gardens zookeeper and help care for Jungala's Bengal tigers and Bornean orangutans. You’ll go behind the scenes to see where the animals sleep, have the unique opportunity to help the zoo staff prepare the animals' food and perform routine health exams and training. The tour is a 90-minute private experience for up to six people in your party and costs $199.00 in addition to park admission.

A Guest is Kissed by a Beluga Whale During the Beluga Interaction Program at SeaWorld OrlandoBeluga Interaction Program, SeaWorld Orlando

The Beluga Interaction Program is one of the few programs in the world where you can experience up-close, hands-on interactions with majestic beluga whales. You’ll suit up and enter the chilly 55 degree water for a shallow-water encounter in the whales’ habitat at Wild Arctic. The cost starts at $99 per person, is limited to four guests per session, and includes an educational DVD on whales.

A Couple Hand-Feeds a Reticulated Giraffe on a Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa BaySerengeti Safari, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

On a Serengeti Safari, you’ll venture on to Busch Gardens’ 65-acre plain on an open truck to feed giraffes, antelopes and birds by hand! The tour is $33.99 per person plus tax in addition to park admission.

Fire Dancer Entertains Diners at SeaWorld Orlando's Makahiki Luau

Makahiki Luau, SeaWorld Orlando

Embrace the islands this holiday season with a family meal at the Makahiki Luau. The Luau is a nightly celebration at The Waterfront’s Seafire Inn filled with ancient customs, rhythmic music and dance, authentic costumes and the delectable cuisine of the Pacific Islands. Enjoy a festive holiday theme at the Luau now through December 31,
$39 for adults and $29 for children ages 3-9.