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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

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Address: 1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33604
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+1 813-935-8552
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo features more than 1,300 amazing animals on 56 acres...

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo features more than 1,300 amazing animals on 56 acres of natural habitats. Guests will find many interactive exhibits and opportunities to get closer to wildlife -- feed a giraffe, hold a lorikeet, touch a stingray and more. The Zoo's Manatee and Aquatic Center expands the traditional boundaries of a zoo, focusing efforts on critical care for injured, sick and orphaned wild manatees. Also at the zoo: splash ground water play areas, wild rides, educational shows and cafes.

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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo Admission

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Nice upgrades. Not a lot to see for price. Went there when it was supposed to rain...rides mot operating. Good for young kids..not teen agers.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Kowalchuk W
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Charlottetown, Canada
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Charlottetown, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice upgrades. Not a lot to see for price. Went there when it was supposed to rain...rides mot operating. Good for young kids..not teen agers.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is lots to see and a serangeti tram to ride on. The zoo is full of unique birds and animals. A good way to spend a beautiful sunny day!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed my trip here and the exhibits were awesome. My daughter loves going to the zoo so I'm glad she had fun. I loved the safari ride however because my baby who was 8 months at the time had to stay back with my cousin who decided she didn't want to ride. So if you come with small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

4 generations of one family took a trip to this place. Reasonable prices, worth every penny for what the zoo has to offer. Only thing that sucked a bit was the price of the food and what you get for your money on that front. Definately recommended for families with under 10's.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good for kids of all ages. Covers animals of all continents including under the sea. Touch tank for stingrays is always my favorite. Become a member and get in free for the rest of the year with a guest.

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Shorewood, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Zoo is latex out nice and currently going through some upgrades. Nice interaction with the animals and fun for all ages!

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Lutz, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not to big, not to small perfect for a day with children - It is one of those places that you don't have to rush around. Reasonable wait times for a few items and the instructional programs were excellent

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I wasn't expecting the zoo to be as neat as it was. We went during Christmas break and it wasn't super crowded. They have a couple different features (mini safari ride, etc.) that are different from other zoos in my experience. Also, they have a couple attractions that while they do require additional cost, the experience is neat (such as... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dropped in at the zoo when we heard That the new baby tiger was out for visitors to see . The mom and baby played together just like regular house cats . Thoroughly enjoyed our day at the zoo as we saw all the different felines and many other animals . Also love the fact that we got annual passes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love going to zoo's and the Lowry Park Zoo is getting bigger and better every year. We visited with a friend who works at the Birmingham Zoo and the Lowry Staff was so nice to her, allowing her to visit behind the scenes and taking time to answer all of our questions. Love the Bird Show!

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