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Address: 1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
Phone Number: +1 813-935-8552
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Recognized as the #1 Zoo in the U.S. by Parents magazine (2009) and Child...
Recognized as the #1 Zoo in the U.S. by Parents magazine (2009) and Child magazine (2004), Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo features more than 1,000 amazing animals on nearly 60 acres of natural habitats. Guests will find many interactive exhibits and opportunities to get closer to wildlife -- feed a giraffe, hold a lorikeet, touch a stingray and more. The Zoo's Manatee and Aquatic Center expands the traditional boundaries of a zoo, focusing efforts on critical care for injured, sick and orphaned wild manatees. Also at the zoo: splash ground water play areas, wild rides, educational shows and restaurants. Zoo daytime admission prices are: adults - $27.95; seniors (60+) - $25.95; children (ages 3-11) - $20.95; and children 2 and under are free. Daytime admission includes unlimited amusement rides. Parking is free.
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Lowry Park Zoo – Pleasantly surprised!!! A day full of fun for everyone!

We visited this zoo for the first time and were not sure what to expect. Having had some disappointing visits to other zoos in the past, we were not too hopeful or expecting much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this zoo for the first time and were not sure what to expect. Having had some disappointing visits to other zoos in the past, we were not too hopeful or expecting much. WOW! We were sooo wrong and extremely surprised and happy to see that this zoo is magnificent! It is very big, very well maintained. There is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I visited Lowry Park Zoo for the first time over the weekend and even though I only got to see about half of the zoo because of rain, I had a wonderful time. Admission is relatively cheap (about $25 for adults) and the zoo has an extensive amount of wildlife. The zoo is separated into six areas: Safari Africa, Wallaroo... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

What a great place to take to take your children. When made an all day event at the place. Kids didn't want to leave!

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Winter Park, Florida
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We went to this zoo on the last day of our stay in Tampa, and we did it despite the imminent rain that was supposed to blanket the area for the rest of the day. We got there about midday, and wouldn't you know that within 10 minutes of walking through their gates, the rain stopped and didn't return the... More 

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Morrow, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

GREAT ZOO!! Loved every minute... location is level - not lots of hills so it is easy to walk through. They have a nice African Safari ride that takes almost 20 minutes and gives you a chance to relax. They offered free ice water and were happy to refill our water bottles. Very nice that they have some theme park... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My friends and I have been visiting Lowry Park Zoo a few times a year. They offer entertainment for all ages. Other than their wonderful animal exhibits that also offer different events my wife and I now attend every year. The best one if Wazoo Beer Festival Fundraiser. There is beer from all over and lots of local restaurants offering... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Went during Fourth of July weekend. It was hot and muggy, but that's not the zoo's fault. They still had the decorations from Zoominations so that was a bit of a treat. My son LOVED the Australian exhibits, if only because of the water play area. Since my son enjoyed his time there, it was pretty much a great day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Parents of young children - save your money and go here instead of Busch Gardens! Our kids are 3 and 1 and we did both...and the Tampa Zoo was infinitely better. We saw 2 koalas - awake! We got to see wallabies up close - they were active and on the walking path, not hiding in the corners like other... More 

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Raiford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The zoo is well layed out, Lots of animals, Family friendly, and well maintained. You have too see the white tigers, Komodo dragon, & Okapi's. Lots of animal interactions with elephants, camels, rino's, giraffe, and penguins (feeding times for some of these animals are only on certain days). They have rides that are kid friendly ages 1 year to about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE - While visiting the zoo from out of town earlier this week with my 85 year-old Mother-in-law and family of 7 she began having pain and I needed to rent a wheelchair. When I found the wheelchair and stroller rental office it was closed with a sign directing me to a nearby gift shop. When I reached... More 

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Address: 1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
Phone Number: +1 813-935-8552
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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