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Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

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Address: 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604-5958
Phone Number: +1 813-935-8552
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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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USD 19.95*
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Christmas in the Wild at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
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USD 99.00*
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We took our granddaughter to see the Christmas lights at the zoo. The zoo was decorated beautifully and we got to see some of the animals that we did not get to see during our... read more

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Lakeland, Florida
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our granddaughter to see the Christmas lights at the zoo. The zoo was decorated beautifully and we got to see some of the animals that we did not get to see during our "daytime" visits. Some of the employees of the zoo were dressed up in characters and the children were able to get their pictures taken with... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the zoo on Sunday around 2pm. This was apparently a little late in the afternoon even though the zoo is open until after 5:30 as there were no shows or keepers scheduled for talks except for a penguin feeding at 3:30p. A lot of the concession stands were closing up as well. On the bright side the zoo... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

wonderful day at the zoo with the little ones took a little stroller they took turns had a nice lunch the favorite part was the petting zoo and going on some of the rides like the merry-go-round and looking at all the decorations

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best zoos I've been to. It's laid out really well, and makes it easy to get around. You can get relatively close to the animals with great views of them - which is not always the case at other zoos. They also have awesome seasonal events for mid summer, Halloween, and Christmas where the zoo is open... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I remember going to Lowry Park Zoo since I was a child, it was fun then its way better now. The zoo has expanded rapidly in the last decade, new areas, new themes, and more animals. They even added a few rides. Lowry Park Zoo is a great place for families to spend a day watching and learning about animals... More 

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Alice Springs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just love tapirs. This zoological park has a baby one. And orangutans, very important to have orangutans. The park is well laid out for the most part, with the displays being loops. The African section is not a loop and also does not feature lions, which is a disappointment to my lion-obsessed wife. We have yet to attend any... More 

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Grayton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

great great place to visit it has the cleanest & healthiest animals i have ever seen the animals are very active

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Parrish, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo itself is wonderful; all of the talks are interesting and the staff so knowledgeable. The biggest insult to anyone, and I can't imagine what families would do, is the cost of drinks! The $4 cup of ice with a couple of ounces of tea, (no wonder a woman wanted to sue Starbucks!) is outrageous! And where else can... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a quiet Sunday morning. The Macaws flying around was very cool. We saw all the babies! Baby chimps, orangutans, elephants, rhinos. Also saw all the wonderful animal/keeper interactions at feeding time. It was great! The sting ray feeding was really neat. The safari tram was very neat and we enjoyed seeing that side of the park. Beautiful,... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been to the zoo in a long time so when they have a special entrance fee I went with my best friend. I was excited even though the masses of folks were all around, including a herd of large strollers. Taking an adventure through the different continents that were designated for the respective animal residents was a delight.... More 

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