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FULL YEAR OF UNLIMITED ADMISSION PLUS BENEFITS
ZOOTAMPA MEMBERSHIP

A full year of unlimited admission, events, discounts and more!

    • Unlimited admission for 12 months from date of purchase

  • Unlimited access to Zoo events, including:
    Creatures of the Night
    Christmas in the Wild
    Spring Celebration
    ...and more!
  • Members only events, exclusive previews & gifts
  • Free preferred parking
  • Bring your choice of any guest FREE on any visit
  • Discounts on dining, shopping and Up-Close Signature Encounters!

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Individual Plus: $99.00
Member + choice of any guest

Dual Plus: $139.00
Two Members + choice of any guest

Family Plus: $179.00
Two Adults + All Kids + choice of any guest

PAY FOR A DAY
GET THE REST OF 2019 FREE

Pay for a single day ticket and visit as often as you like for the rest of 2019 FREE!

    • Zoo Admission
    • Plus, admission for rest of 2019 FREE
    • Free parking
    • Includes access to Creatures of the Night,
      Christmas in the Wild & Spring Celebration*

*Blockout dates apply

The Pay For A Day, Come Back All Year deal is an offer you can’t afford to miss! Visit as often as you wish, any time you wish through Dec. 31, 2019 including our returning seasonal events.  Some blockout dates apply. Not valid with any other discounts.

PAY FOR A DAY, COME BACK ALL YEAR TICKET FAQS
WHEN DOES IT EXPIRE?
Your Pay for a Day, Come Back All Year admission is valid from the day of purchase until Dec. 31, 2019.

WHAT ARE THE BLOCKOUT DAYS?

2019:

-After 4 p.m. on 10/12, 10/19, 10/26

-All Day On: 11/29-12/1 & 12/26-12/31

CAN I PURCHASE A PAY FOR A DAY, COME BACK ALL YEAR ADMISSION ON BLOCKOUT DATES?
Yes! You can purchase a Pay for a Day, Come Back All Year admission for first-time use on a listed blockout date and have full access to the park on that day.  Blockout dates apply to repeat visitation.

CAN I USE MY PAY FOR A DAY, COME BACK ALL YEAR ON BLOCKOUT DATES?
If you already have your pay for a day, come back all year and wish to visit during a listed blockout date, please stop by the Zoo’s ticketing windows for alternate options:

During blockout periods, pay for a day, come back all year ticket holders have access to significantly discounted single-day tickets.
For a limited time from the date of purchase, pay for a day, come back all year tickets can be upgraded to Zoo Membership (with no blockout dates).

CAN I COME TO THE ZOO BEFORE 4 P.M. ON THOSE BLOCKOUT DATES IN OCTOBER?
Yes, guests who visit the Zoo before 4 p.m. on those dates are welcome to stay throughout the evening. Guests wanting to visit the Zoo after 4 p.m. can purchase a significantly discounted admission during this blockout period.

DOES THE PAY FOR A DAY, COME BACK ALL YEAR ADMISSION HAVE BENEFITS?
Pay for a Day, Come Back All Year admissions are valid for unlimited admission through 2019 with posted blockout dates. Pay for a Day, Come Back All Year admission include access to returning seasonal events like Creatures of the Night and Christmas in the Wild, as long as the event does not occur on a posted blockout date. For other benefits like preferred parking, reciprocal agreements, discounts on food, retail, fundraisers and no blockout dates, consider a Zoo Membership

I PURCHASED A PAY FOR A DAY TICKET ONLINE. HOW DO I GET MY ACTUAL TICKET?
Simply bring a copy of your confirmation (or show on your mobile device) to expedite entry into the Zoo. At your convenience during your visit, you can stop by the Tours & Guest Services kiosk inside the Zoo to print your physical pass. Please note you do not need to stand in line at the ticket windows. Walk right in!

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Email GuestRelations@ZooTampa.org or call (813) 935-8552 ext. 0.

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Adult: $36.95
Ages 12+

Child: $27.95
Ages 3-11

ONLINE ADVANCE PURCHASE SAVINGS
UP-CLOSE SIGNATURE ENCOUNTER
COMBO TICKET

Save $10 per person and receive all benefits of Pay-For-A-Day, Rest-Of-Year-Free Ticket PLUS your choice of an Up-Close Signature Encounter!

  • Zoo Admission
  • Plus, admission for rest of 2018 and all of 2019 FREE
  • Plus, your choice of an Up-Close Signature Encounter:
    African Elephant Backstage, African Penguin Backstage, Aldabra Tortoise
    Encounter, Indian Rhino Feeding, Southern White Rhino Backstage
  • Must purchase by midnight of the day prior to visit

Adult: $51.95
Ages 12+

Child: $42.95
Ages 5-11

ONLINE ADVANCE PURCHASE SAVINGS
SINGLE DAY TICKET

Save $3 per person on a single day ticket when purchased in advance.

  • 1-Day Zoo Admission
  • Free Parking
  • Must purchase by midnight of the day prior to visit

Adult: $33.95
Ages 12+

Child: $24.95
Ages 3-11

SAVE 52% ON THE BEST OF TAMPA BAY
TAMPA BAY CITYPASS

The CityPASS is absolutely the best visitor deal with admission to all the must-see attractions in Tampa Bay!

Save 52% on admission to:

  • ZooTampa at Lowry Park
  • Busch Gardens Tampa
  • The Florida Aquarium
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • Museum of Science & Industry OR Chihuly Collection

Adult: $107.00
Ages 10+

Child: $97.00
Ages 3-9

GREAT VACATION VALUES
TAMPA BAY HOTEL PACKAGES

Save more on your vacation to Tampa Bay and bundle your vacation in one easy location!

  • Choose from 15 different Tampa Bay area hotels
  • Includes 1-day Zoo Admission and Free Parking
  • Add additional area attractions
  • Valid for the selected dates of travel

COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION FOR THOSE WHO SERVE
ARMED FORCES SALUTE

To honor our Active Duty service members, ZooTampa is happy to provide complimentary admission to those who serve and protect our families!

  • Must verify active duty status online to receive tickets
  • Active Duty service members are eligible for up to 4 tickets per calendar year
  • Please allow 48 business hours for processing
  • Zoo tickets will be available at the front gate on the date of your visit

ARMED FORCES SALUTE FAQ
WHAT IS THIS PROGRAM?
Armed Forces Salute is a way for us to thank the men and women of the U.S. armed forces including active duty military, reserve soldiers, airmen, Marines, sailors and Coast Guardsmen.

WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?
Armed Forces Salute offers complimentary admission to any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year for military personnel and up to three direct dependents. This offer is valid for one visit only.

DO MILITARY RETIREES OR CIVILIANS WORKING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE QUALIFY?
Only U.S. active duty military qualify for the Armed Forces Salute program.

DO RESERVISTS AND NATIONAL GUARDSMEN QUALIFY?
YES, all ready reservists and members of the National Guard, regardless of deployment status, qualify.

WHAT IF THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE IN MY FAMILY THAN THE 4 COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS?
You may purchase additional tickets to the Zoo by visiting the base MWR office at MacDill Air Force Base.

MY SPOUSE IS SERVING OVERSEAS. CAN DEPENDENTS VISIT THE PARK WITHOUT THEIR SERVICE MEMBER?
Yes, you simply need to verify the active duty members military status. While, spouses & family members of military personnel can verify status, the complimentary/discounted tickets are only accessible to those verified as a service member. Once verified you can print out up to three direct dependent single-day admission tickets.

I AM A SINGLE PARENT SERVING OVERSEAS AND MY CHILDREN ARE LIVING WITH A RELATIVE. HOW CAN MY KIDS VISIT?
The primary caregiver should contact the Guest Relations team at the Zoo. They will make accommodations for minor dependents. Proof of military status and deployment is required.

I AM SERVICE MEMBER FROM AN ALLIED COUNTRY, DOES THIS PROGRAM APPLY TO ME?
No, Armed Forces Salute is exclusive to U.S. military members.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Email GuestRelations@ZooTampa.org or call (813) 935-8552 ext. 0.

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SPECIAL RATES FOR 15 OR MORE PEOPLE
ZOOTAMPA GROUP RATES

Planning a day for 15 or more people? With special group rates and more, let us help you turn your trip into a wild adventure!

  • 1-day Zoo admission for your group
  • Free Parking
  • Food & beverage packages available
  • Private picnic venues available