Honors, Awards, and Recognitions

ZooTampa at Lowry Park



2018 Certificate of Excellence award, TripAdvisor

Eight-time winner of the Certificate of Excellence (2010-2018)

Voted #1 Best Zoo for kids by Parents Magazine
Voted 14 Most Romantic Things To Do in Tampa, Florida

Behavioral Management Innovation Award

2014 – for Elephant Training
2013 – for Macaw Free Flight Experience

2013 Nonprofit of the Year (Environment and Animals)

Tampa Bay Business Journal

Top 10 Best Zoos
  •  Trekaroo.com
  • Child Magazine
  • Fatherly.com

North American Conservation Award
  • 2012 Manatee Care and Leadership in Conservation
  • 2012 Strong Voice for Conservation Award for Field Conservation Efforts

Best In The Biz
  • 2012 Best Fundraiser – Zoofari
  • 2012 Best Retreat/Team Building Experience (Zoo School)
  • 2012 Elizabeth Hennig selected CFO of the Year

2012 Quality of Life (Accessibility)

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

2012 Best Animals and Attractions

Tampa Bay Metro Magazine

Budget Travel

29 Unforgettable Zoos Everyone Should Know