Awards

TAMPA’S LOWRY PARK ZOO POINTS OF PRIDE

RECENT HONORS, AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS


2015 Hall of Fame award, TripAdvisor

Five-time winner of the Certificate of Excellence (2010-2015)


2014 Certificate of Excellence award, TripAdvisor

4.5 stars, the same as Disney World and San Diego Zoo


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


Visit Tampa Bay

2013 – Executive Director/CEO Craig Pugh named Hometown Hero


2013 – 25th Anniversary as an Independent Nonprofit Organization

Top 10 Best Zoos
  • 2013 Trekaroo.com
  • 2009 Parents Magazine
  • Child Magazine

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