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ZooTampa at Lowry Park

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1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
+1 813-935-8552
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US$32.95*
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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo Admission
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US$64.50*
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ZooTampa at Lowry Park is home to more than 1300 animals and famous for having one of the most beautiful, tropical zoological settings in the world. The Zoo brings together animals and visitors to create unforgettable, natural connections. Guests get closer to wildlife than ever before by touching a giant tortoise, feeding a giraffe, getting nose-to-horn with an Indian rhino, hand-to-fin with slippery stingrays and more! Families can also splash in water play areas, feel thrills on rides and take in educational shows. Love manatees? The Zoo is the only place in Tampa where guests can see Florida manatees year round. At the David A. Straz Jr. Manatee Hospital, the Zoo’s veterinary and animal-care staff treat sick, injured and orphaned manatees, and return them to the wild after rehabilitation. The Zoo also cares for the most diverse group of Florida wildlife anywhere, and has won numerous awards for animal preservation.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice zoo” (208 reviews)
“petting zoo” (140 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
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+1 813-935-8552
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"nice zoo"
in 208 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 140 reviews
"manatee hospital"
in 57 reviews
"tampa zoo"
in 60 reviews
"safari ride"
in 99 reviews
"local zoo"
in 36 reviews
"feed a giraffe"
in 36 reviews
"all ages"
in 137 reviews
"kiddie rides"
in 34 reviews
"cool off"
in 37 reviews
"splash pad"
in 50 reviews
"annual pass"
in 53 reviews
"behind the scenes"
in 36 reviews
"animal exhibits"
in 51 reviews
"great for kids"
in 33 reviews
"whole family"
in 52 reviews
"busch gardens"
in 116 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We LOVED our experience at the Tampa Zoo. Our 3 YO loved the mix of animals and rides. We went with 4 adults and 2 young kids and everyone had a great time. It wasn't too busy ( we went on a Monday ) and...More

Thank JRingwald
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have wanted to go to this zoo since reading of its good reputation many years ago. Didn’t really live up to expectations though there are some very good exhibits for penguins, rhinos, otters, orangutans and more. First, the $35 is maybe not worth it...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is now my 5th or 6th visit to this zoo and every time it gets better and better. We really enjoyed all the animals and exhibits. Our 4year old couldn't have liked it more too!

Thank Gracia R
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sorry but from poor signposting, thru tired infrastructure and several animals who didn't look as if they had enough space to be happy. This was a shame because the kids did have fun. Work in progress!

Thank Busmantoo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 7 year old to the zoo on a random Wednesday in April. The price didn’t seem too bad compared to other attractions nearby. The zoo seems well maintained and attractive. The animals looked well cared-for and the staff were happy to answer...More

1  Thank LsDano2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place would normally get five stars. However there was quite a few animal displays that were not in operation. The park is clean and generally it makes for a great day! Could use better food choices. And generally the workers in the vending areas...More

Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our day at the zoo! The train ride through the zoo was great and all the animals were out so it made the trip even better. My favorite part was feeding the birds.

Thank Denise C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day at the zoo. This zoo had many different animals to view. Easy to walk around and view them. They offer a discount if you have membership to a different zoo in the country. We have philly zoo membership which helped...More

Thank Sarina R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo is decent. A little expensive for the size. A lot of animals on display with a lot of opportunity for interaction with the animals. The lorikeets and wallaby were neat to see so close. When we visited the manatees were closed along with...More

Thank Jon W
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Flor R
19 April 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but if you check there web site I’m sure you’ll get more info than you want!
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18 April 2018|
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Response from MommaLex | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it is but it may be best to either check their website or call them directly. By the way, that specific play area is not very big but it is certainly enjoyable.
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Response from GeorgePol | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, ,I was just visiting Tampa. I have no idea..Why don't you just call them
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