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ZooTampa at Lowry Park

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1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
+1 813-935-8552
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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 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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice zoo” (208 reviews)
“petting zoo” (140 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
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+1 813-935-8552
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"nice zoo"
in 208 reviews
"petting zoo"
in 140 reviews
"manatee hospital"
in 57 reviews
"tampa zoo"
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"safari ride"
in 99 reviews
"local zoo"
in 36 reviews
"feed a giraffe"
in 36 reviews
"all ages"
in 137 reviews
"kiddie rides"
in 34 reviews
"cool off"
in 37 reviews
"splash pad"
in 50 reviews
"annual pass"
in 53 reviews
"behind the scenes"
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"animal exhibits"
in 51 reviews
"great for kids"
in 33 reviews
"whole family"
in 52 reviews
"busch gardens"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This zoo has morphed into an even better place than it already was. I can’t wait for the new ride to open up as well as the new manatee exhibit. What a wonderful place to take my kids to learn about wildlife!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is why I keep coming back to Tampa. Ybor is fun and offers a unique perspective, but the animals at Lowry Zoo are gorgeous and many are kept in open areas that cater to photography. Start with the orangutans then work your way to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to ZooTampa, many interesting things to see and do and a reasonable entry fee. Struggled to find somewhere to park though but, that just shows how popular the place is. We have been to a few zoo’s and this one ranks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the zoo mid-week and it was a really nice place. We really enjoyed walking through the various environments, like the animals of Australia, Africa, Asia and Florida. There were some habitats being refurbished, so we weren't able to see the manatees or river...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love tourtoises and I couldn't visit the zoo without being able to interact with my favorite animal. It was everything I thought it would be.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really great zoo. Not the largest most spectacular but the perfect size. You won't get worn out. Well laid out. Animals in nice settings. Can get close enough for good observation. Lots of things for children including a free carousel. I recommend any zoo...More

Thank William C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my son love this zoo. It's not as large as the zoo in my hometown "The Columbus Zoo", but is less busy and easier on the feet. My only complaint about this zoo is that they will not give you a cup of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Cailey K
4 May 2018|
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Response from JoAnn089 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there people were feeding them for a long period of time. You do not have to prove your children's ages. I can't say enough about this zoo. Loved it!
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Flor R
19 April 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure but if you check there web site I’m sure you’ll get more info than you want!
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Response from MommaLex | Reviewed this property |
I believe that it is but it may be best to either check their website or call them directly. By the way, that specific play area is not very big but it is certainly enjoyable.
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