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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

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1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
+1 813-935-8552
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
+1 813-935-8552
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

New to the area. We have been a few times now and our little one loves it. Last time we went we ( of course over priced but what else is new) paid $5 to feed a giraffe some lettuce which my daughter thought was...More

Thank sandman09
Reviewed 5 days ago

No queues again at the park during the week, such a clean and well kept zoo and made even better with all of the Christmas decorations around, the tree at the entrance is huge. The manatee attraction is currently closed which was a little disappointing...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am really surprised at all of the great reviews for this zoo. We have been to many zoos all over the country, and overall we were really disappointed in this zoo. There were several enclosures that didn't have anything in them or were under...More

Thank philangie6370
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice, clean and large variety of animals and exhibits to see. Staff were knowledgeable and friendly...we enjoyed it so much that we are planning another visit because I am sure we did not see everything on this last trip.

Thank Mscheffler
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great day at the zoo. Plenty of species and great entertainment in the primate section. Had our pictures taken in front of a green board and the giant Christmas tree only to find out it was ridiculously expensive to purchase the pictures...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is wonderful the train ride is so much fun. The park is clean and pretty well themed. Staff is friendly and nice. The have a nice beer garden with nice views and shade to relax.

Thank dana c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the opening night of "Christmas in the Wild" at Lowry Park zoo - with our family (me and my husband and our kids (9 and 6) and a friend's family (both parents and 3 kids - 12, 10 and 6). It is...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit alot of zoos across the country and we enjoyed this one. Lots of species foreign as well as a big section on local Floridian species. Unfortunately they are fixing the manatee rehab and the animals are off site. Only down side was alot...More

Thank rgrasela
Reviewed 1 week ago

My granddaughter went to the zoo on Saturday, Dec. 2nd and had the best time ever !!! She is a very busy 6 year old and fell asleep on the way home. She got to feed stingrays, birds, and a giraffe....and loved ever second of...More

Thank Marilee J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to have our pictures with Santa done at Lowrys Christmas in the wild. Santa took time off from his busy schedule in the North Pole to create special memories with our 9 month old! There are many santa “imposters” out there but this...More

1  Thank isismommy
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Response from Vladimyr S | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Sharon B | Reviewed this property |
The gorgeous parrot fly over and eagle show is scheduled and listed in the free brochures. Call the office.
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