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“Typical City Zoo”

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
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$54.99*
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Three great attractions, one great price with The Tampa TRIO
Ranked #10 of 196 things to do in Tampa
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo 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 get closer to wildlife than ever before by touching a giant tortoise, feeding a giraffe, getting nose-to-horn with an Indian rhino, hand-to-fin with slippery stingrays and more! Families can also splash in water play areas, feel thrills on rides and take in educational shows. Love manatees? The Zoo is the only place in Tampa where guests can see Florida manatees year round. At the David A. Straz Jr. Manatee Hospital, the Zoo’s veterinary and animal-care staff treat sick, injured and orphaned manatees, and return them to the wild after rehabilitation. The Zoo also cares for the most diverse group of Florida wildlife anywhere, and has won numerous awards for animal preservation.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Tampa, Fl
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73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Typical City Zoo”
Reviewed February 6, 2012

There is nothing outstanding to say about this zoo. Its pretty much the typical zoo you would find in any US city

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Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews
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“Very good zoo”
Reviewed February 5, 2012

Our 2 years old son enjoyed the visit. Animals can be seen on every angle. Very nice area. The only negative thing is that, if you bring your own food, you have to eat it outside the Zoo.

Visited February 2012
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Seattle,Wa
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12 reviews
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“expensive!”
Reviewed February 4, 2012

I was surprised when I went to visit one of my favorite places as a child: to expensive for me

Visited January 2012
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Lutz
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“nice zoo”
Reviewed February 2, 2012

the zoo is nice. separated into specific sections. always updating

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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290 reviews
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“Fabulous zoo!!!”
Reviewed February 2, 2012

I enjoyed it with my kids and now my granddaughter - it just gets better with time! We love the Winter Wonderland at Christmas time too

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