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Nestled in a protected natural wetland, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens has animals from around the world including, rhinos, giraffes, leopards, monkeys, exotic birds, an Insect Zoo, and much more. Our Reptile House offers the...more
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3755 W Seminole Blvd, at I-4 exit 104, Sanford, FL 32747
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A children friendly zoo with a beautiful boardwalk and lots of interesting animal exhibits. Also has a splash area for the children to play. It's a great way for adults and children to spend a morning or an afternoon.
We took three generations to the zoo. Two out of three of us enjoyed the trip. We enjoyed seeing the lemurs, rhino, birds, giraffes, and cats. We also appreciated the herpetarium, which was air conditioned. We did take the train ride and ride the carousel....More
Definitely worth visiting if you’re vacationing into near Orlando! They have an interactive section where you can feed goats, lamas, Alpacas, donkeys, I strongly recommend!! You can also feed a giraffe or rhino. They have different shows as well with different animals. Theres a BBQ...More
We visited on half price day accidentally. I would have been much more disappointed if we’d have paid full price. It’s a nice little zoo, but there were a few things that let me down. We arrived close to opening and many animals hadn’t been...More
We found this Zoo to be very enjoyable. Liked the setting and the grounds. Nice assortment of Animals which seems to be very well cared for. This Zoo also had informative little shows around the park at different intervals. Also a small train ride and...More
There were very few animals to see. Staff members were also hard to spot.
Other than large numbers of uncontrolled school children, screaming and running despite signs for quiet, there was little life in the Zoo. The teachers accompanying the children made no apparent effort...More
This is a small zoo and botanical garden. They have a fair number of animals plus an insect and reptile exhibit but we felt the admission fee was on the high side. On top of that there is an additional charge for their "Up close...More
We are members of the Toronto Zoo. The first great benefit was that the Central Florida Zoo has reciprocal privileges with other zoos in North America. Thank you 50% off and more off admission.
Second, the zoo was ideal for small kids who like to...More