Visit ZooTampa at Lowry Park is home to more than 1,300 animals and famous for having one of the most beautiful, tropical zoological settings in the world. The Tampa Zoo creates unforgettable, natural connections between animals and visitors. Touch a giant tortoise, get hand-to-fin with slippery stingrays, and more!
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Yes. All guests enjoy free parking at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.Can I bring a bag to the park?
Bags, purses, backpacks, and other forms of bags are allowed inside the zoo but are subject to inspection prior to zoo entry.Can I bring snacks into the park for my children?
For the safety of the animals within the zoo, no outside food or beverages are allowed inside the zoo. Snacks, meals, and beverages are available for purchase throughout the zoo at dining locations including the Garden Grille, Boomer’s Cafe, Safari Lodge, Sweet Shoppe, Rango Snacks, and Tamani’s Oasis.Can I bring my service animal into the zoo?
Yes. Trained service animals are allowed in the zoo, so long as they are properly leashed. Personal pets are not permitted in the zoo for the safety of all animals and guests.Is the zoo accessible for wheelchairs and other mobility issues?
Yes. Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo goes to extreme lengths to ensure that all visitors have an extraordinary experience while at our zoo. All zoo pathways, facilities, and exhibits are accessible to all. In addition, the front parking lot, entryway, and walkways are designed to provide easy navigation for all guests. The Tampa Zoo's front parking lot includes reserved spaces available for disabled guests. This parking lot includes ramp access to the main entrance. During peak visitation days and times when these reserved parking spaces are full, parking lot security will try to assist vehicles carrying disabled guests.When is the zoo open?
Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. The zoo is not open on Thanksgiving and Christmas day.Can I get to the zoo using public transportation?
Yes. HART Bus Routes 41 and 45 will bring passengers to the zoo.Where is ZooTampa located?
Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park is located at 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604.What are the Tampa Zoo hours?
Tampa's Lowery Park Zoo is open from 9:30am to 5pm daily, with extended hours during holidays. Extended hours until 6pm on weekends in May. Christmas Eve hours are 9:30am to 4pm. Zoo Tampa is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day, and may have extended hours for special events. Hours are subject to change. Please see the operating calendar in the ticket section above for hours of operation during your selected date range.What is included in my Lowry Park Zoo tickets?
One-day Zoo Tampa tickets are valid for admission to ZooTampa at Lowry Park any one operating day and include unlimited rides, animal chats, and wildlife connections. Parking is free for all guests. Signature encounters are excluded, however Signature encounter tickets are available for purchase at the Zoo.