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9:30AM-5:00PM

Park Areas

Exotic animals in their natural surroundings.

Main Entrance

Main Entrance

The fun begins as soon as you step foot through the Zoo's Main Entrance! Visit the Main Free-Flight Aviary just inside, or splash around in the Manatee Fountains. You can also grab a bite to eat at Garden Grille, take fun photos with the Zootastic photographers, relax at the Mommy Stop or macaw pond, or simply continue on your adventure to one of our 5 continent areas.

Main Aviary

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Enter a sub-tropic rain forest in the Zoo! Admire our fine feathered friends as they explore their free-flight habitat. You'll see nature's colors in all their glory with many colorful birds from around the world. Enjoy the peaceful waterfalls and river that runs through this area and watch exotic and endangered birds gracefully soar overhead.

Today at the Zoo

Oct 18, 2017 - 9:30 AM Animal Mingle
Type: Daily Shows & Talks
Location: Manatee Fountain
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Included with Admission
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Oct 18, 2017 - 10:15 AM Macaw Flyover
Type: Daily Shows & Talks
Location: Macaw Flyover
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Included with Admission
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Oct 18, 2017 - 2:00 PM Macaw Flyover
Type: Daily Shows & Talks
Location: Macaw Flyover
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Included with Admission
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Oct 18, 2017 - 2:30 PM Animal Mingle
Type: Daily Shows & Talks
Location: Manatee Fountain
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Included with Admission
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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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