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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

    All Ages

  • Restrictions

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

African Guided Safari

African Guided Safari

Notice: African Guided Safari will operate until Dusk.

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 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. Infants are not permitted to ride.

Boomer's Flyin' Bananas

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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 between 36” and 48” 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 under 40 inches must be accompanied by a companion 14 or older.

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.

Lil' Joeys Caravan

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Notice: Lil' Joeys Caravan is currently not operating at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Hope your junior driver is ready to caravan across the outback! Lil' Joey's Caravan is now departing from Wallaroo Station.

  • Park Area

    Wallaroo Station

  • Ages

    All Ages

  • Restrictions

    Children must be 36" tall. Maximum height is 48". Sorry no adults!

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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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