Open Daily
9:30 AM - 5 PM

VISIT TAMPA'S LOWRY PARK ZOO

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Ride

Jungle Carousel

Jungle Carousel

Round and round you go on this colorful carousel. Take a ride on a cheetah, manatee, elephant or another animal.

  • Park Area

    Carousel Circle

  • Ages

    All Ages

  • Restrictions

    Children under 36" must be accompanied by a standing adult.

Gator Falls

Gator Falls

Notice: Gator Falls is currently not operating at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you're looking for a totally wild log ride, you've found it. Gator Falls comes with raging waters, a 30-foot drop, and even a hungry crocodile waiting for you at the end. Get set to get WET!

  • Park Area

    Florida Wildlife

  • Ages

    All Ages

  • Restrictions

    Riders must be at least 42" tall to ride. Children under the age of 6 years must be accompanied by an adult.

African Guided Safari

African Guided Safari

Enjoy guided safari tours with the Africa Expedition Company. Climb aboard the custom-made safari vehicle for a 15-minute long narrated ride. The open-air tram departs from the Safari Africa Plaza and offers behind-the-scenes views of dozens of African animals, including the Zoo's African elephant herd, Patas monkeys and more.

  • Park Area

    Safari Africa

  • Ages

    All Ages

  • Restrictions

    Any rider under 54" must be accompanied by an adult.

Outback Bumper Boats

Outback Bumper Boats

Get ready to bump, splash and spin! Bumper boats are now open in Wallaroo Station.

  • Park Area

    Wallaroo Station

  • Ages

    Under 5, and 6 to 12

  • Restrictions

    Children must be at least 3 years old and 30" tall. Maximum height is 48".

Boomer's Flyin' Bananas

Boomer

At Boomer's Flyin' Bananas in Wallaroo Station, kids can soar high in their own flying banana! The bananas "fly" in a circular motion, and children can use control levers to move them up and down.

  • Park Area

    Wallaroo Station

  • Ages

    Under 5, and 6 to 12

  • Restrictions

    Children must be at least 3 years old, 36" tall and less than 100 pounds to ride.

Overland Express Train

Overland Express Train

The Overland Express in Wallaroo Station is a classic locomotive train ride named after "The Overland," one of Australia's great trains.

  • Park Area

    Wallaroo Station

  • Ages

    Under 5, and 6 to 12

  • Restrictions

    Children must be at least 4 years of age to ride alone. Children under 4 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Tasmanian Tiger Coaster

Tasmanian Tiger Coaster

Get your mates and hop on board for a wild ride! This family-friendly roller coaster takes you on ups and downs in the down under - Wallaroo Station.

  • Park Area

    Wallaroo Station

  • Ages

    All Ages

  • Restrictions

    Children must be at least at least 3 years old and 36" tall. Children between 36" and 48" tall must be accompanied by an adult.

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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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