ZooTampa at Lowry Park
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is home to over 2,000 animals across 56 acres of natural habitats. You are worlds away when you enter the #1 family-friendly Zoo in the USA with immersive animal habitats that provide cool facts not only about the animals, but the locations where they thrive. See the primates swing into action, elephants cool off in the mud, tigers on the prowl, manatees eating cabbage, and exotic birds flying around in the Free Flight Aviaries. Catch the zoo keeper talks and shows for insight in the lives of the amazing animals living at the zoo. Kids also love the water play areas and the fun and free rides like the Outback Bumper Boats, Tasmanian Tiger Family Coaster, Gator Falls Flume Ride, and more!
ZooTampa at Lowry Park's Manatee Conservation Efforts
This zoo prides itself on its conservation work aimed at rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned and injured manatees. The David A Straz Jr Manatee Critical Car Center has undergone many renovations recently and even took in four manatees from Seaworld. While they heal and are rehabilitated, guests can learn about these beautiful animals which are some of the most gentle and intriguing creatures.
About ZooTampa's 2019 Creatures of the Night Halloween Event
Get ready to celebrate the spookiest time of year at ZooTampa! With this beloved event, guests of all ages can head to the park from Oct 4 - Oct 26 to experience frights and fun. Twith two new scare zones known as Twisted Tale Trail and Rising Waters, the park truly comes to life after dark. There are also longtime Halloween favorites returning this year, including Enchanted Fairy Meadow and Medusa's Stone Cold Cave. Of course, zoo keepers will be out with some of the eeriest creatures of the zoo and guests 12 and under are invited to wear their spookiest costumes!
At the Florida Aquarium, visitors will encounter more than 20,000 animals and plants found in the waters around Florida and across the globe. Start your day with a Penguin parade where you’ll get to meet lovable penguins. After, discover the animals that live in the Florida wetlands, bays, and beaches to the fish friends you’ll find in the coral reef. With immense habitats, The Tampa, Bay Florida Aquarium lets you explore the ocean mysteries with an intriguing and beautiful presentation of their exhibits. Kids also enjoy the 2-acre outdoor playground that features a Caribbean atmosphere with geysers, soakers, and fountains a plenty.
- Are wheelchairs and strollers available at ZooTampa at Lowry Park?
Strollers and wheelchairs are available for a small fee.
- What on-site amenities are available?
There are plenty of restaurants and concessions stands as well as gift shops.
- What style of dress is recommended?
Casual dress is recommended. You must wear shoes, shirt, and family-appropriate clothing.
- Is parking available on-site?
Free parking is available.
- How long to people usually stay at the zoo?
People usually spend 4-5 hours at the zoo.
- How large is ZooTampa at Lowry Park?
ZooTampa is 56 acres.
- Are alcoholic beverages served at ZooTampa at Lowry Park?
No and you may not bring alcohol into the zoo.
- Is smoking allowed inside ZooTampa at Lowry Park?
Smoking is allowed at designated smoking areas.
|9:30 AM - 5:00 PM|