Plan My Zoo Day

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Plan My
Zoo Day

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Buy Your Tickets or Membership

Upgrade Your Day

Plan Your Daily Schedule

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Buy Your Tickets or Membership

Skip the line, buy your tickets online

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ZooTampa Ticket Options


Best Value

Starting At


Starting At


Invitations to Members-Only Events    Bring a Guest Free    Preferred Parking
Access to Events Year-Round    Discounts on Dining, Signature Encounters & More

Online Purchase

Save $3
Per Ticket *


Adults Ages 12+


Children Ages 3 to 11

* When purchased online in advance of your visit.

Single-Day Admission

Includes Admission for the rest of 2021!


Adults Ages 12+


Children Ages 3 to 11

Offer only valid with full price admission. Not valid with other discounts. Some blockout dates apply. Details

Save 54% at 5 Top Attractions with Tampa Bay CityPASS


Adults Ages 10+


Children Ages 3 to 9

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Upgrade Your Day with a Signature Encounter

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Plan Your Daily Schedule

Schedule subject to change. Pickup a daily schedule at the Tours & Guest Services Kiosk on the day of your visit.


Book Your Signature Encounter

A young boy pets the neck of a big wrinkly Aldabra Tortoise during a Signature Encounter at ZooTampa



Expedition Wild Africa Safari Ride SCHEDULE

Temporary Closures

Wallaroo Petting Zoo & Pony Barn

Expedition Wild Africa Safari Ride
Coming Mid-Summer

Download Our App

Forget the map - get our Zoo app!

Help us eliminate paper waste by downloading our ZooTampa app instead of grabbing a paper map at the Zoo. Plan out your visit ahead of time by building a list of activities, and use the real-time walking guide to get to any location in our park. Plus, our app is packed with info about the animals in our care, upcoming events, conservation efforts, fun content & more!

Scannable QR code to download the ZooTampa app from Apply Store and Google Play

Need help?

Visit our FAQ page or click the chat bubble for assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Know Before You Go

COVID Safety Information

ZooTampa is principally an outdoor fresh-air experience; therefore, when outside, guests who maintain proper social distance are not required to wear face masks. Even so, every guest entering the Zoo is strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Disposable masks are available at no cost. Guests will be informed of venues/experiences where masks are required.

Learn more about our safety protocols & modified operations

A young boy pets the neck of a big wrinkly Aldabra Tortoise during a Signature Encounter at ZooTampa
A shoebill stork stands with wings spread open

Where to Eat

Burgers, BLTs, fries and onion rings served at Macaws Landing Cafe

Macaws Landing Café

Good for: Burgers, sandwiches, salads & fries. Kids meals. Beer, wine, fountain drinks, kids drinks, and soft serve ice cream. Indoor dining.

Location: Front of park

Many varieties of beer and wine served at our outdoor beer and wine garden

Beer & Wine Garden

Good for: Beer, wine, mixed drinks, and shaded lounge seating.

Location: Africa Circle

Plus: Check out the new Happy Hour – weekends from 1 pm to 4 pm with food & drink specials & music.

Boomers Cafe at ZooTampa

Boomers Café

Good for: Grab & go personal pizzas, chicken fingers, and sandwiches. Beer, wine, fountain drinks, kids drinks.

Location: Wallaroo

A supreme pizza made fresh at Safari Pizza Company at ZooTampa

Safari Pizza Co.

Good for: Pies or pizza by the slice, wings, salads, and deserts. Beer, wine, mixed drinks, fountain sodas, kids drinks, and ices. Indoor dining.

Location: Africa, inside Savanna Oasis

A chef checks the meat on a barbecue smoker


Good for: Smoked chicken, ribs, sides, and popcorn. Beer & wine.

Location: Africa Circle

The Starbucks cafe at ZooTampa is a great place to grab a quick drink, coffee, or Krispy Kreme donuts

Rango's Snacks & Coffee

Good for: Quick drinks.

Location: Primates, along main path

Sweet Shoppe at ZooTampa

Boardwalk Treats

Good for: Hand dipped ice cream & drinks.

Location: Carousel Circle

Hot dog and fries

Carousel Dogs

Good for: Hot dogs.

Location: Carousel Circle

Tacos and BBQ at Notes of Flavor Food Court

Notes of Flavor Food Court

Open select dates

Good for: American, German, Asian & Mexican cuisine. Covered outdoor dining with mobile food ordering.

Location: Saunders Event Pavilion near Manatee Circle

Know Before You Go

Vegan & Gluten-Free Dining

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan menu options are available at Zoo restaurants upon request. Please ask a Food and Beverage team member for assistance.

Guests with special dietary needs, please contact Guest Relations via the chat bubble at the bottom left, or call: 813-935-8552 ext 0

Outside Food & Drinks Policy

Weather Forecast
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ZooTampa is open rain or shine, with rare exceptions for extreme weather. If you're unsure, please check our ZooTampa Facebook page for updates.

Get Wild Safely!

A pair of colorful macaw flying through the sky