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ZooTampa at Lowry Park

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Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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...more
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1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
+1 813-935-8552
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great zoo you can see everything in one day Bbq and band event happening while we where there made our day even better.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marge B
Reviewed yesterday

It had been many years since my family had been to the Zoo- i’m Thinking about 12. It had changed totally! It was more like an amusement park; much larger, more wonderful creatures- more variety- clean- organized supremely-rides added(some for adults) and we (8 adults)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joysund
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to try the Tampa Zoo on a recent trip. Was during spring break so there were a lot of children, but wasn’t too crowded. We walked the entire park and I was impressed. Not a zoo expert, but did get to see some amazing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NY-Spartan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this zoo....absolutely made for children and their imaginations. Very clean and feeding the giraffe's was amazing!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aturner520
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rhinos, Elephants, Giraffes , Monkeys, Zebras, and Koalas this zoo has it all. Even has rides for the kids. Roller coaster is a little jerky but train ride is smooth. The seasonal events at the zoo are great too. My kids love the ZooBoo at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hungrytraveler813
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had most of the day to kill before our flight back to Indiana so we decided to give the zoo a try. I’m so glad we did!! Would recommend buying tickets online before you go as the line was pretty long to get in....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank julie6114
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're not new to Florida but held off visiting the zoo for a while. Let's start me by stating I was hoping to become a member because 1. I knew we would go more than once and 2. We are a Zoo family as we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Rellie1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of animals to see, lots of neat things to do. Very crowded at times but worth it. Kids and families galore and everyone seemingly having a great time. Traffic around the area is sometimes a nightmare so plan on that before you go.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jwcook01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must see in Tampa.so many animals from all over the world. Reasonable admission . The rangatangs were my favorite.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Perry P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really enjoyed my day at the zoo. all the help was fantastic.it had a nice inviting feel for kids and families. cant wait to go back

Date of experience: March 2019
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March 1, 2019|
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Response from 4Bill7 | Reviewed this property |
The summer camp program is really fun and awesome, but they is a bit of redundancy from week To week. The camps are themed and they do a good bit of interactive teaching. I would enroll ASAP because they are popular.
February 23, 2019|
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Response from warvidc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is pretty big...but we didnt explore it much.
January 14, 2019|
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Response from Husky2008 | Reviewed this property |
We did it in 2.5 hours and that included the tram safari.