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“Great place to spend a day!”
Review of Lowry Park

Lowry Park
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$54.99*
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Tampa TRIO Pass with Attractions: Aquarium Zoo and Museum
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$32.95*
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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo Admission
Ranked #39 of 198 things to do in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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New Port Richey, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great place to spend a day!”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a very kid friendly zoo. The animal variety and hands on exhibits are awesome for kids of all ages. I do think they could improve on some of their rides as they are old and in desperate need of repair (especially the mini coaster).We truly enjoyed the times where they had an animal walking around with a trainer among the people. Definitely recommend to visit.

Visited June 2013
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Tampa, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
316 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Girl's day at the zoo!”
Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

Today my sitter and I took her two daughters to the zoo! Had a great visit even though it was very hot. My little niece loved the animals and especially the carousel ride. We all enjoyed the zoo and cannot wait to go back.

Visited September 2013
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Smyrna, Tennessee
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Family Fun”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

This zoo is very family friendly!!! Best zoo! So much family fun...rollercoasters included. A definite must see. Plan to get there early... 5 hours in we were still trying to get a glimpse of everything but zoo was closing. Such a beautiful zoo.

Visited February 2013
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Wakefield, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
224 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Not great expensive”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Lowry is listed as number one park for kids in Parents Magazine. It is expensive to get into and costs 25 per person. Kids are less. They do have a place where you can feed giraffes for 3.00 but it will cost 35.oo if you want the photo. Each exhibit is paid for by a corporate sponsor. Some are better than others but none are fantastic. You can get up close to a rhino and feed them on Saturdays for 5.oo but here too not worth it. Much of the park needs to be maintained. It is an okay park if you can get a discount to get in. Kids would like it because of the kiddy rides but for the most part it is just average and do not understand the number one vote of parents unless you live in the area and get a year long pass.

Visited July 2013
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Land O Lakes, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Not what I expected!”
Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

I am originally from St. Louis mo. And we have the second largest zoo in the world. This zoo in Tampa was a disappointment.

We went on a Sunday that was offered for 6.00 per person. That's all it was worth. We would of really been upset if we would have had to pay the normal price of 24.95 per perso.

Visited July 2013
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