A 335-acre family entertainment
park, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay features an
unparalleled combination of thrill rides, live
entertainment, animal attractions, shops,
restaurants and games in nine distinctly themed
sections capturing the spirit and adventure of
turn-of-the-century Africa. Located in Tampa,
Fla., Busch Gardens is one of the country's
premier zoos featuring more than 2,800 animals.
The Tampa Bay Visitors Guide is
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VIEWING CENTER: Tampa
Electric's Manatee Viewing Center is seasonal and
opens to the public each winter. This is the time
of year when the manatees return to Tampa
Electric's Big Bend power plant to find refuge
from the chilly coastal waters of West Central
Florida in the plant's warm water discharge
canal. This season we are open daily, November
18, 1996 through April 6, 1997, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas day and Easter
Sunday. Admission and parking are free.