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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 September 1, 2008

Lowry Park Zoo is in Tampa which is about an hours drive from Orlando but worth the journeyt! The exhibits are attractively laid out with leafy, shady boardwalks around the enclosures and a welcome set of play fountains at the entrance to cool off in!...More

2  Thank JoanneGMC
Reviewed June 16, 2008

Loved the zoo! It was probably one of my favorites in the South . The weather in Fla. is super hot in the summer. If you can avoid comming in the summer you should. We went there while my husband was at a conference so...More

1  Thank dolphinsmom
Reviewed June 4, 2008

Lowry Park is a moderately large zoo with nice exhibits, kids area with water (cool off in summer!), and a McD's and more for lunch. Or, bring a picnic and eat in the surrounding lovely park. Across from the zoo is the river side with...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed February 23, 2008

What a great surprise to find my three young grandchildren to be so caught up in this educational experience. All animal enclosures have a picture of the animal and pertinent information. We took time to read all the interesting facts. The children and I discussed...More

1  Thank AineFlorida
Reviewed February 4, 2008

We love going to the Lowry Park Zoo. It is very clean, well maintained and a wonderful value for your money. The children's area can keep children entertained for hours especially if you purchase the ride band. All of the areas are easily accessible by...More

Thank MomofLily10
Reviewed December 3, 2007

I've lived in Tampa over 3 years and finally got a chance to visit Lowry Park Zoo this past summer. They have a free day once a month I think and it gets pretty crowded. But it was still a nice zoo to visit and...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed October 27, 2007

We were led to believe, based on "Child's Magazine" rating, that this zoo was rated as the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in America. How misleading!! To begin with, we traveled all the way from Indiana to study the manatees. To our dismay, the excitement didn't...More

4  Thank tampa07
Reviewed October 9, 2007

We took our grandson to the Lowery Park Zoo the first week in October. This a great zoo-very clean and the animals look well cared for. We especially loved the monkeys-watching them jump and swing was great. We liked the skyride-a great view of the...More

Thank nlg
Reviewed October 8, 2007

We went to Tampa this past weekend to visit family and decided to take the kids to Zoo Boo at Lowry Park Zoo. We took my 7 yr old, 12 yr old, and my neice and nephew who are about the same age. They loved...More

3  Thank gatorgurl
Reviewed July 31, 2007

This was a really great zoo for my kids, ages 6 and 11. There were lots of shaded waiting areas and the attractions were excellent. You could feed/touch lots of stingrays, giraffes, lorikeets and rhinos. Kids love animals and this close-up, hands-on approach is super...More

1  Thank BebeNewYork
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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