A Year Full of Adventure

Get unlimited admission for 12 full months!

Looking to make the coming year one that is full of WILD memories with friends and family? Enjoy unlimited admission for 12 full months with a new ZooTampa Membership!

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Reasons to Visit

There will always be something new to experience in 2024! With new realms, new Signature Animal Encounters, a new limited-time event, and so much more on the way, you can come back again and again!

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Places to Explore

Stingray Shores

Now Open!

A newly reimagined interactive habitat, will give guests a chance to touch and feed stingrays while they swim carefree! 

Australia

Now Open!

Explore a reimagined Australia Realm featuring a new family-friendly ride, Aussie Trek, expanded water and dry play areas, enhanced retail shop, bar and new restaurant. The area continues to feature opportunities for up-close wildlife connections with koalas and barnyard animals as well as enhanced viewing of wallabies.

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Seasonal Events

Creatures of the Night

Select Nights in October

Ghouls and goblins of all ages can enjoy eerie fun on select nights this October. Join our mischievous characters for a night of Halloween adventures complete with animals, spooky frights, and festive treats!

Christmas in the Wild

Select Nights in December

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at ZooTampa with the return of Christmas in the Wild, featuring one of Tampa Bay’s largest light displays, delectable holiday treats, amazing wildlife and new festive adventures. This magical wonderland is filled with lights, music, and festive entertainment that the whole family will enjoy.

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Connections with wildlife

Stingray Encounter

More adventurous visitors won’t want to miss this truly unforgettable opportunity to wade into the water for a rare up-close-and-personal encounter with these amazing animals!

Wallaby Encounter

Coming Spring 2024

Hop your way over to the reimagined Australia realm to get up close with these adorable marsupials!

Visit Again and Again!

Membership

Unlimited Admission For 12 full months!

Fun for Everyone!
  • FREE preferred parking based on availability
  • Member-only events
  • Discounts on dining, shopping, Signature Encounters, and more!
  • Early access to ZooTampa’s summer camp registration
  • FREE beer sample during Member Happy Hour from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM at the Beer & Wine Garden
  • $5 discount on Adult and Child admission
  • Discounted admission to over 150 zoos & aquariums!

**To guarantee entry to select seasonal events with limited capacity, members are encouraged to secure reservations in advance.  A $5 per member reservation fee would be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

Family – BEST VALUE!

4 Members*
Choice of 2 Guests Each Visit

$269

Pair

1 Member
Choice of 1 Guest Each Visit

$129

Trio

2 Members
Choice of 1 Guest Each Visit

$179

Quad
2 Members
Choice of 2 Guests Each Visit

$229

*Add additional Members $50 each

Buy Now, Get Unlimited Admission for 12 Full Months!

Pay for a day

Free Admission through 2024

An Amazing Value!

Offer only valid with full price admission. Some blockout dates apply.   Click here for FAQ or Blockout Upgrades.

AGES 12 +

$47.95

AGES 3 – 11

$37.95

Pay now, visit free through the end of 2024

**To guarantee entry to select seasonal events with limited capacity, members are encouraged to secure reservations in advance. A $5 per member reservation fee would be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

Additional Monthly Benefits

  • ZooBrews Early Bird Member Pricing Available (Offer Ends Soon!)
  • NEW Australia realm opening March 8th
  • NEW Stingray Shores habitat now open
  • Extended spring break hours: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM on March 9-17 & Saturdays/Sundays through April 28.
  • NEW Special event, Sunset Sips, during extended hours dates. This event features a DJ dance party beginning at 3:00 PM and BOGO domestic beers and specialty foods at the new Boomerang Bar in the Australia realm.
  • Secrets of the Zoo Tours member pricing available
  • Limited time event, Prehistoric Predators, happening now through 4/28/24
  • Extended spring break hours: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM on March 9-17 & Saturdays/Sundays through April 28.
  • NEW Special event, Sunset Sips, during extended hours dates. This event features a DJ dance party beginning at 3:00 PM and BOGO domestic beers and specialty foods at the new Boomerang Bar in the Australia realm.
  • Secrets of the Zoo Tours member pricing available
  • Limited time event, Prehistoric Predators, ends on 4/28/24
  • Special Summer Member Offer: Members can bring one Additional Guest for FREE (per membership pass)
  • Member-only event: Mornings with ZT Saves – World Ocean Day (6/15/24)
  • Special Summer Member Offer: Members can bring one Additional Guest for FREE (per membership pass)
  • Member-only event: Mornings with ZT Saves – Bear (7/20/24)
  • Member Appreciation Week: Stay tuned to our social media pages for more info!
  • Special Summer Member Offer: Members can bring one Additional Guest for FREE (per membership pass)
  • Member-only event: Mornings with ZT Saves – World Elephant Day (8/17/24)
  • Member early-access to Creatures of the Night reservations begins on 8/19
  • Member-only event: Mornings with ZT Saves – Red Wolf (9/14/24)
  • Member admission to Creatures of the Night**
  • Member-only night at Creatures of the Night on 9/27/24

**A $5 reservation fee is required for each event ticket. This $5 fee will be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

  • Special renewal offer: Get unlimited admission until the end of 2024 when you renew your membership this month!
  • Member admission to Creatures of the Night**
  • Member early access to Christmas in the Wild reservations begin on 10/28/24

**A $5 reservation fee is required for each event ticket. This $5 fee will be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

  • Special renewal offer: Get unlimited admission until the end of 2024 when you renew your membership this month!
  • Member admission to Christmas in the Wild**
  • Member-only night for Christmas in the Wild on 11/29/24

**A $5 reservation fee is required for each event ticket. This $5 fee will be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

  • Special renewal offer: Get unlimited admission until the end of 2024 when you renew your membership this month!
  • Member admission to Christmas in the Wild**

**A $5 reservation fee is required for each event ticket. This $5 fee will be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

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Job Fair

Please review our booking tips before continuing

1. Please make one field trip per reservation order. Complete one and start a new one if you have multiple days you are booking.

2. Headcount can be approximate. Please include children and adults in your headcount. Please do not include pass holders in your headcount for a ticket.

3. On the ticket page, choose the correct grade level (to the left of your screen) to receive the correct chaperone ratio.

4. On the ticket page, when on the calendar section, the number of tickets available will appear in the top right corner for each particular day. Tickets available include children and adults. If you have more people than tickets available, please choose another day.

5. Anyone that is ordering lunch, even pass holders and adults that receive free chaperone tickets, do need to pay for a lunch IF they are ordering one. Free chaperone tickets and pass holders are for admission only.

Boxed lunch orders must be received 5 business days prior to your field trip arrival. Groups will be responsible for all boxed lunches that were confirmed at that time.

6. Payment does not need to be paid at the time of registration. Choose the pay upon arrival option if you would like one person to pay for your entire trip on the day of your visit.

7. The prices of adult and children’s tickets are different.

8. You will receive a confirmation number and confirmation letter via email when your trip is confirmed. If you do not, please contact FieldTrips@ZooTampa.org right away.

Join our Summer Camp Waitlist

Parent/Guardian Name(Required)
Child's Name(Required)

Important Information

To complete your camp registration, you must:

  • Add camps to your shopping cart.
  • Enter roster information for each camp.
    • List all people that are authorized to pick-up your child from camp.
    • No camper will be released unless the adult picking up the child is on the authorized pick-up list and shows a photo ID.
  • Read and agree to the following documents:
  • Make payment.
  • Upon payment, you will receive a Confirmation Email with the above documents attached. Please print, sign, and return the Camp Waiver and Liability Release to EducationPrograms@ZooTampa.org or ZooTampa Summer Camp, c/o Jamie Elkington, 1101 W Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604. All waivers MUST be received no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of your camp program or your registration is subject to cancellation.

By clicking the registration button below, I confirm that I have read and agree to the Camp Waiver and Liability Release and Camp Handbook and will print, sign, and return the Camp Waiver and Liability Release to complete my registration.

‘Tis the Season For Giving!

Donate to the ZooTampa Giving Tree

Trustees of the Lowry Park Zoological Society, Directors of the Lowry Park Zoo Endowment Foundation, and the Employees and Volunteers of ZooTampa understand and appreciate the vital role of philanthropy to accomplish our work. That’s why we subscribe to the Donor Bill of Rights developed by the American Association of Fund Raising Counsel, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, National Society of Fund Raising Executives:

“Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes that they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

  1. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  2. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  3. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  4. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  5. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.
  6. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  7. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  8. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  9. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  10. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.”

ZooTampa at Lowry Park is committed to protecting your privacy. We value the trust of our donors, volunteers, employees, and other supporters and recognize that maintaining this trust requires us to ensure the confidentiality of personal information that you share with us.

As a non-profit organization, ZooTampa relies on your support, depends on the support of generous contributors, and achieves ambitious fundraising objectives by communicating with and understanding donors. We know that it is essential to protect the privacy of that information. ZooTampa, the Lowry Park Zoological Society, and the Lowry Park Zoo Endowment Foundation will neither sell nor trade a donor’s personal information to any other entity without the written permission of the donor.

FLORIDA STATE REGISTRATION

Lowry Park Zoological Society of Tampa, INC.: Registration No. CH140
Lowry Park Endowment Foundation, INC.: Registration No. CH20389

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES

Phone: (800) 435-7352
FloridaConsumerHelp.com

Christmas in the Wild Reservation Changes

  • This can be found in your original purchase or reservation confirmation email.
  • We will do our best to accommodate your request, however changes are based on availability. A member of our team will reach out to you via the contact information provided above within 48 hours. Note: an additional fee may apply to event tickets being changed to a higher priced event night. Thank you!

Commemorations

Outside Food & Drinks Policy

ZooTampa at Lowry Park offers a variety of delicious food for guests at several restaurants and concession stands throughout, but we understand that guests may need to bring outside food for special dietary needs. Acceptable and prohibited food items are listed below. For the convenience of our guests, there is a picnic area located outside the park near the main parking lot.

 Acceptable Items
  • Bottled water (max 20oz bottle, sealed) one per guest
  • Small snacks for young children
  • Baby food/baby formula
  • Soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5” wide x 6” high x 6” deep (limit one per child)
  • Pre-purchased empty ZooTampa souvenir cups
  • Any food required for medical purposes and medically-indicated nutritional supplements
 Prohibited Items
  • Prepared or packaged food or meals
  • Alcohol
  • Glass or any open containers or water bottles filled with beverages
  • Hard-sided coolers of any size
  • Soft-sided coolers larger than 8.5” wide x 6” high x 6” deep
  • Suitcases and soft-sided bags with wheels larger than 24” long x 15” wide x 18” high

Prohibited Items

For the safety of our animals, guests and employees, the following items are not permitted to be brought into ZooTampa:

  • Any type of explosive or weapon 
  • Knives or other sharp objects
  • Pepper spray
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Marijuana
  • Illegal drugs
  • Straws
  • Clothing likely to create a danger or disturbance
  • Any hazardous items or materials

The following items are also prohibited to avoid blocking of walkways and/or trip hazards:

  • Segways
  • Hover boards
  • Two-wheeled scooters
  • Self-balancing electric vehicles
  • Shoes with wheels
  • Drones
  • Hard-sided coolers of any size
  • Soft-sided coolers larger than 8.5” wide x 6” high x 6” deep
  • Suitcases and soft-sided bags with wheels larger than 24” long x 15” wide x 18” high

Please leave any unnecessary articles secured within your vehicle to expedite your entry into the park.

We reserve the right to deny entry to anyone not observing Zoo Rules.

Pay For A Day Tickets

With a new Pay For A Day Get Rest of Year Free ticket, you get free admission through December 31, 2024 including access to our seasonal event series. Some blockout dates apply — see below for details. Not valid with any other discounts.

When does my Pay for a Day ticket expire?

All Pay for a Day Get Rest of Year Free tickets (purchased after 9/30/2023) expire 12/31/2024.

What are the blockout dates?

11/24/24 – 11/26/24
12/26/24 – 12/31/24

Blockout dates apply to admission before 4:00 PM on the above dates.

Can I purchase a Pay for a Day ticket on a blockout date?

Yes! You can purchase a Pay for a Day Get Rest of Year Free ticket 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 ticket on blockout dates?

If you already have your Pay for a Day Get Rest of Year Free ticket and wish to visit during a listed blockout date, please stop by the Zoo’s ticketing windows for alternate options:

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

I purchased a Pay for a Day ticket online. How do I get my actual ticket?

Bring a copy of your confirmation (or show the confirmation email 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 located just inside the Zoo to print your physical pass. No need to stand in line at the ticket windows. Walk right in!

How do blockout dates affect seasonal events?

Blockout dates may apply on some seasonal event nights for Pay for a Day ticket holders. An upgrade surcharge is available to gain entry on those select nights. Blockout dates do not apply to members. To guarantee entry to select seasonal events with limited capacity, Pay for a Day ticketholders are encouraged to secure reservations in advance. A $5 per ticketholder reservation fee would be reimbursed in the form of a voucher for use in the park at select dining and retail locations.

Still have questions? Email us or call (813) 935-8552 ext. 0.