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Exotic animals in their natural surroundings.

Carousel Circle


Follow Zoo Boulevard from the Zoo's Main Entrance to Carousel Circle where you can ride the Jungle Carousel, grab a sweet treat from the Sweet Shoppe or continue on your journey to Wallaroo Station, Safari Africa or the Florida Boardwalk. Carousel Circle is a central hub for many activities at the Zoo. 

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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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