Spooky Safari was the first edition of Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Africa. The event took place in 1999 did not have any blood and gore, but was instead aimed towards a family friendly audience. There were scares, but the goal at that time was to keep it to a PG-13. The Haunted Jungle Trail was the keystone experience, which inspired the expansion of the "scare zones" throughout the park. By the following year, 2000, the event would be renamed Howl-O-Scream.

Haunted HousesEdit

  • The Haunted Jungle Trail
  • Hayride
  • Pumpkin Patch


  • Pyrotechnic / Magic Show (Stanleyville Theater)
  • Storytelling (Festhaus)

Scare ZonesEdit

  • Face Painting

Notable FactsEdit

  • The only Howl-O-Scream event at Busch Tampa not to have "Howl-O-Scream" in it's title.
Spooky Safari
Characters: Dumphrey (Event Icon)
Haunted Houses: Hayride  • Pumpkin Patch
Scarezones: Face Painting
Shows: Storytelling
Howl-O-Scream Tampa
Event Editions: 1999  • 2000  • 2001  • 2002  • 2003  • 2004  • 2005  • 2006  • 2007  • 2008  • 20092010201120122013