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Premium Experience w/ Elephants

Each day, our experienced zoo keepers take a small group of guests on an exclusive tour of Lowry Park Zoo. Tuesday morning is an Elephant Specialty tour, where you will have the unique opportunity to:

  •  Meet and greet our Zooventure Macaws.
  • Venture through the Free-flight Aviary for an up-close look at some amazing birds.
  • Toss enrichment treats to the Red River Hogs.
  • Observe an African Elephant training session from behind their barn.
  • Walk through the Zoo's Commissary to see where the animal diets are prepared.
  • Tour our unique Manatee Hospital rescue facility.
  • Hand-fee our Florida Key Deer for a leafy treat.

Call (813) 935-8552 ext. 268 to schedule.

All experiences are subject to substitution based on animal or staff needs.
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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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