ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Type: Zoos

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Beloved by locals and visitors alike, ZooTampa at Lowry Park has been voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the country by Parents Magazine and is a five-time winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of...  Read More


  • Things to Do in December: "Christmas in the Wild is a reservation-only event featuring twinkling lights, holiday treats, and amazing wildlife."
  • Best Attractions & Activities, Sightseeing: "Get $3 dollars off one-day admission tickets by purchasing in advance and online via their website."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "New this year is the Florida Wilds area where visitors can view native animals and experience close encounters with black bears, river otters, sandhill cranes, skunks and alligators."
  • Things to Do in Fall: "Reservations are no longer required to visit Zoo Tampa during the day; however, the Creatures of the Night attraction does require advance tickets and reservations."
  • Best for Things to Do in December Because: Cooler temps mean active animals, so December is a wonderful time to visit ZooTampa. On select evenings, families can also enjoy Christmas in the Wild.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: ZooTampa at Lowry Park is consistently ranked as one of the best zoos in the country with a mission to conserve Florida's native wildlife.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is consistently ranked as a top kid-friendly zoo for its engaging animal exhibits and family amenities.
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: Fall brings cooler temperatures for visitors to ZooTampa, and kids will love being scared by family-friendly Creatures of the Night, weekend evenings in October.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Tampa's favorite animal attraction is the award-winning Lowry Park Zoo which features many animals native to Florida.