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  • The Zoo is open daily from 9:30 a.m. -
    5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Days.

Click here for more information on Zoo admission for groups of 15+ paid guests.

Should you purchase single day tickets
or a Zoo Membership?

We did the math for you...
Single Day Admission
Annual Zoo Pass
Cost for two adults
Cost for a family of four
(2 adults/2 children ages 3-11)
Zoo Memberships pay for themselves after just two visits to the Zoo. Plus, if you travel, you can receive free or discounted admission into more than 150 zoos and aquariums throughout North America.

City Pass


Two amazing attractions. One great price. For a limited time only, save up to 25% on admission to Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo and The Florida Aquarium by clicking here*.

*ZooQuarium tickets purchased on the Zoo's website must be redeemed for admission at the Zoo. Guests will receive their ticket to The Florida Aquarium upon exchange of the ZooQuarium ticket at the Zoo.
City Pass
If you're also visiting Busch Gardens® while in Tampa, a Tampa Bay CityPASS will save 51% off admission to Busch Gardens, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo plus 3 more of Tampa Bay’s top attractions. Valid 9-days. Purchase booklets or printable vouchers online now or at the Zoo’s ticket windows for the same low price.
Please Keep In Mind...
  • No outside food or beverages may be brought into the Zoo. You may however, receive a hand stamp for re-entry and picnic at one of the surrounding park areas.

  • Shirt and shoes must be worn at all times. Roller skate shoes may not be used inside the Zoo.

  • The Zoo welcomes trained service animals, provided that the animals remain properly leashed and controlled. For the health and safety of the Zoo’s animals, personal pets are not permitted. The Zoo does not offer pet boarding facilities.

    Please click here for the Zoo's complete Service Animal Policy.

  • For the safety and courtesy of our guests and animals, smoking is only permitted in designated areas. Please consult your Zoo guide map for smoking locations.

  • With at least two weeks advance notice, a Sign Language interpreter may be available to enhance your visit to the Zoo.  To inquire about scheduling an interpreter, please contact Guest Services via email or call 813-935-8552 and press zero (0) to reach a representative.

The Zoo is happy to provide an Autism-friendly
Zoo map. Please see any front gate ticket window.
Tampa Bay City Pass Proud Participant

Every birthday should be wild! Let the Zoo help to make it a birthday to remember. The birthday guest will enjoy FREE daytime Zoo admission and celebrate with more than 1,000 animal friends!

*Guest must present acceptable proof of birth date: driver’s license,
birth certificate, passport or military ID. Offer must be redeemed on
the individual’s actual birthday with the exception of Leap Years, Thanksgiving and Christmas (day before or after are acceptable for these two holidays). Not combinable with any other offers or discounts. Not valid for special events. Offer has no cash value.


Public/Private School Groups-Field Trips
Click here to request more information and make reservations.

Travel Industry Tour Groups
Click here for more information on discount rates and reservations.


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