Tampa , FL
If fun is in your nature, spend some time at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, named the #1 Zoo in the U.S. by Parents Magazine!
The Zoo features more than 1,000 animals on 60 acres including Florida manatees, elephants, koalas, tigers, penguins, orangutans and much more. have a wild time feeding a giraffe, holding a lorikeet, touching a stingray, walking with wallabies, encountering a white rhino and more. During your visit enjoy water play areas, rides, shows, shopping and restaurants.
Its the most wonderful time of the year! Visit the Zoo on select days this winter and enjoy extended hours with festive decorations, twinkling lights and Florida snow flurries in our unique and picturesque setting. Holiday cheer awaits with visits from *Santa, sights and sounds of the season, and tasty holiday treats. Plus, watch some of the Zoos animals make merry with wrapped presents and seasonal treats on select days as part of their enrichment program. Extended holiday hours are included with paid Zoo admission. *Please note Santa returns to the North Pole after Christmas.
Daily: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Special Hours - December 26 - January 3: 9:30am - 6:00pm
December 24: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day