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9:30 AM - 5 PM

VISIT TAMPA'S LOWRY PARK ZOO

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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

    Under 5, 6 to 12, and 13 to 17

  • Restrictions

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

Gator Falls

Gator Falls

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

    Minimum height is 30". Maximum height is 48". Maximum weight is 90 pounds.

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 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 36" tall. Children between 36" and 48" tall must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a globally recognized, accredited zoological society and one of the more popular tourist destinations in Tampa, Florida. We offer over one million annual visitors the chance to learn about 1,300 animals in a way that’s exciting, interactive and fun. We also operate one of the world’s foremost breeding programs, helping to save some of our planet’s most threatened species from extinction. In addition to breeding, we are home to Florida’s premier manatee rescue and rehabilitation center, dedicated to the treatment and safe release of one of our state’s most famous resident animal species. Yet with all of this and so much more, we have one simple mission: to connect to the living earth for the protection of future generations of all species, including humans.


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