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ZooTampa at Lowry Park

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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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
+1 813-935-8552
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third trip to the zoo. We go once a year. First time since it's not Lowery. It's really a great place. I'm not sure what the complaints are about. I think people just like to complain. You need to plan your trip...More

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the biggest zoo but pretty Good sized. Really like how they break out the different areas in the themes. They have a Florida theme and Asia theme and so on. They even have a water ride there for the kids. And the carousel. Really...More

Thank bruce p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I bought my 4 year old here for the afternoon as we had free passes, thank goodness I didn't pay for entry as it was disappointing to say the least. Animal enclosures are very old and not well designed so it makes viewing the animals...More

Thank libsymail
ZooTampa, Manager at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Libsymail! We are sorry to hear about your disappointment during your visit. Habitats may go through routine repairs to ensure the safety of all animals and guests, which can result in temporary closures. There are TONS of activities at the Zoo that are no...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Growing up in Tampa I went here as a little girl. I have taken my kids and now my grand kids. Great affordable place for families.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at the zoo. The manatee and aquarium area was under construction, so we did not get to see these beloved Florida animals, but had a good time seeing the rest of the zoo.

Thank efischer850
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

CityPass Tampa entry - enjoyed the shade but disappointed that they had quite a few animals off exhibit due to upgrades - but was nice visit.More

Thank daisyglory
ZooTampa, Manager at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Daisyglory! We are happy to hear you had a nice visit! We work to improve the Zoo each and every day - we are constantly growing! Habitats may go through routine repairs to ensure the safety of all animals and guests, which can result...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Lowry Park Zoo with our daughter, son-in-law, and two-year-old grandson. This is a nice little zoo with charming attractions. Some of the attractions are interactive which is great for children. There are also small rides which our grandson very much enjoyed. The...More

Thank Kira S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! What a Great Zoo. It's not the biggest, but they pack a lot into the space they have. The way their exhibits are set up it allows you to get really close to the animals. Most Zoo's are terrified to let you get anywhere...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always wanted to visit and we got to visit on this particular trip. I was with family and we all enjoyed it. My son had a broken anke and got around with a knew scooter. No major issues getting around. Overal great visit.

Thank Mrkicks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting up in years now, my wife and I visit this Zoo in Tampa every couple of years and are never disappointed. Parking is free and very convenient and admission is so very reasonable compared to some of the other attractions in the area. We...More

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Sherry S
August 31, 2018|
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Response from MRSEML1981 | Reviewed this property |
I am bit getting alerts my apologies! When we went it was free.
Tristan S
August 13, 2018|
Response from Claudine A | Reviewed this property |
We only went to the zoo once; we didn't inquire about the membership and the privileges associated with it. I'm sure you can contact them directly to find out!
Tristan S
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Bottom F |
There are Zoo professional zoo photographers in different spots of the zoo