Tuesdays are for the Toddlers!

Looking for fun toddler-friendly activities? ZooTampa is here to help! The first Tuesday of the month* is deemed Toddler Tuesday, where members can bring their little ones to enjoy story time, interactive games, songs, and an exclusive animal mingle.

Crafted for a toddler audience, the event runs a maximum of 45 minutes and is designed specifically with your child’s development and interests in mind.

Here are some tips for the perfect Toddler Tuesday filled with fun memories!

  1. Arrive early for optimal parking.
  2. Allow extra time for bag check and walking to ZooVenture Theater.
  3. Keep your membership card out, for easy retrieval at ZooVenture Theater.
  4. Bring a snack (small snacks, baby food, and formula permitted).
  5. Want to read along with us? You can buy the featured book at Nature’s Kingdom Gift shop.
  6. Stroller parking is available right outside of the theater.
  7. Members may start entering theater at 10am, and the story is read at 10:15am followed by an animal mingle**.
  8. Guest passes apply – bring a friend!
  9. Don’t let the fun stop! Stay for more toddler friendly activities including taking a ride on Expedition Africa Safari Tram, petting the Stingrays, feeding the giraffes, and watching the Macaw Flyover.
  10. Meet an Aldabra tortoise during an up-close encounter! Members can enjoy this encounter at 11:30am everyday for only $15***.
  11. See Zoo babies including our newest Guenon monkey, the African painted pups and Amare the Southern white rhino.
  12. Wallaroo station is a toddler paradise! Tots can play in the splash pad, interact with goats at the petting zoo, soar on Boomer’s flyin’ bananas and more!
  13. Explore the school houses at Roaring Springs and feel the splash at Lookout Landing.

Not a member? Learn more about annual Zoo memberships here.

*Dates vary and are subject to change

**Animal mingle times and availability are subject to change

*** Space is limited for up-close encounters and occurs once a day. Times and prices are subject to change.