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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. Thursday morning is an Elephant Specialty tour, where you will have the unique opportunity to:

  • Venture through the Free-flight Aviary.
  • Watch the Black Bears forage for special enrichment treats.
  • Meet and greet our Zooventure Macaws.
  • 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-feed our Florida Key Deer 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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  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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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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