Open Daily
9:30 AM - 5 PM


Tampa Bay's more-to-do zoo.

Ticket Options

Daytime Admission
    Gate Cost
    Online Cost
  • Adults
  • Children (3-11)
  • Children (2 & Under)

Purchase your daytime admission* online and receive a $2 discount per ticket! Includes admission for the day, including all exhibits, all rides and our Expedition Africa Guided Safari Tour. Open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week (except Thanksgiving and Christmas day). Children 2 & under are free, and on-site parking is always free. 

Pay for a day, come back the rest of the year!
  • Adults $29.95
  • Children (3-11) $22.95

The ZooperPass is a "zooper" deal you can’t afford to miss! For a limited time, visit as often as you wish, any time you wish through Dec. 31, 2016. Some blackout days apply. Click here for details.

  • Individual Plus (1 Member + 1 Guest)* $79
  • Dual Plus (2 Members + 1 Guest)* $105
  • Family Plus (2 Adults + All Kids + 1 Guest)* $149
  • Guest add-on* $30

Annual membership offers the best value for friends and family, including unlimited admission for 12 full months from date of purchase and access to our seasonal events - Summer Sunset Celebration, ZooBoo and Christmas in the Wild. Memberships also make a difference supporting the Zoo's animal care as well as rescue, rehabilitation and release initiatives. Other Membership special benefits include:

  • Unlimited admissions for all members (no blackout days) for 12 full months from the date of purchase.
  • Free guest with each member visit.
  • Unlimited access to our 2016 seasonal event series (new Summer Sunset Celebration, ZooBoo and new Christmas in the Wild).
  • Preferred parking (based on availability).
  • Discounts on Zoo dining, shopping and education programs.
  • Discounts on separate ticket events.
  • Invitations to special member-only events.
  • Free or discounted admission to over 150 zoos and aquariums in the U.S.

*Membership accounts must contain at least one adult member. Family Plus children are dependents between the ages of 3 and 18. Guest add-on's can be purchased for $30 at the Zoo's Member Relations window with proof of membership, or by calling (813) 935-8552 ext. 0. Cardholder must accompany guest. Prices subject to change without notice. 

City Pass
  • Adults $99
  • Children (3-11) $89

Tampa Bay CityPassTampa Bay CityPASS is a booklet of admission tickets to 5 must-see tourist attractions in Tampa Bay, including Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. You'll save 51% compared to combined regular box office prices - and you'll have 9 days to use all 5 tickets. It's the most cost-effective way to experience Tampa Bay.

Daily Premium Experiences
  • Elephant Specialty Tour $150
  • Behind the Scenes Tour $100
  • Zoo Adventure Tour $4
  • Twilight Tour: Adult $20
  • Twilight Tour: Child $15
  • Inside Look Tour $20

Embark on a journey behind-the-scenes for a special up-close experience with the wild animals at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. While itineraries change daily, these small group experiences may include the opportunity to touch a White Rhinoceros, hand-feed a Florida Key Deer, interact with African penguins inside their habitat, watch a special Elephant training session and so much more.

Ticket prices include admission to the Zoo, so you can enjoy the animals and unlimited rides all day long. These special experiences must be booked in advance by phone. Please call (813) 935-8552 ext. 268 to make your reservations now.

  • Tampa Bay City Pass
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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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 800,000 annual visitors the chance to learn about more than 1,200 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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