Zoo Directory: Florida Zoos
Exotics: Umatilla (not open daily to the public, may be closed for
Amazing Exotics is not a
or zoo, they are a hands on Educational Compound. A truely unique
with personal hands on interaction with exotic animals.
Center for Birds of Prey: 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland, FL 32751
Audubon – the voice of
in Florida for 100 years. We connect people with nature to save birds
protect the places that make Florida special.
Inc.: 18515 East Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32820
The mission of the Back to
Wildlife Refuge is to rescue, raise, rehabilitate, and release injured
or orphaned native species wildlife and to provide education about
and preserving the environment through our non-releasable permanent
known as “educational ambassadors”.
12802 Easy St. Tampa, FL 33625
This 45 acre, wildlife
is home to 140 cats representing 16 species of wild cat. All in
place you can see Lions, Tigers, Geoffroy Cats, Jungle Cats, Servals,
Snow Leopards, Bobcats, Lynx and more. Watch Tigers swimming in
lake or see them run full speed through their 3 acre cat-a-tat.
so close to them that you can almost feel their hot breath on your
Zoo: Brevard Zoo 8225 North Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32940
Brevard Zoo offers
of activities like kayaking, riding the train, and feeding the animals.
In addition, the Zoo daily offers animal demos that rotate depending on
the day including alligator, otter, and vulture feedings. If you can’t
get enough of the Zoo or are simply a nature enthusiast, consider
out our many guided outdoor adventures of the Space Coast.
Gardens/Seaworld: Tampa Bay, Florida
World: Coconut Creek, Florida
Gardens: Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens 1590 Goodlette Rd Naples
Florida Zoo: Enter
the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical
Gardens. A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for
the entire family.
In this tropical
you can take delight at seeing many of your favorite animals like
kangaroos, and monkeys. In addition, you'll also discover feature
and an array of more rarely seen creatures like the African wild dogs
an Asian deer that barks and eats meat.
We’ve been at our present location since July 4, 1975 and we look
forward to your visit. Besides seeing over 400 animals (that doesn't
even include the bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo), you can take
to the sky and enjoy our aerial adventure course, ZOOm Air Adventure
Park or bring your flip-flops and swimsuit to cool-off in the
Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground.
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens: 3755 NW US 17-92, Sanford,
Marine Aquarium: Clearwater, Florida
Animal Kingdom: LAKE BUENA VISTA
Connection: 61 Hawk's Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida 33050
Enter the edge of the ocean
for an unparallelled dolphin adventure in our beautiful saltwater
With the Atlantic Ocean as your breathtaking backdrop, come close
to experience the encounter of a lifetime. Come and explore the rare
fragile beauty of the spectacular Florida Keys with dolphins as your
58901 Overseas Highway, Grassy Key, FL 33050-6019
Bring your family to meet
of dolphins and sea lions. Spend an hour or stay all day learning about
these incredible marine mammals. Dolphin Research Center offers several
exciting presentations daily demonstrating the dolphins’ high flying
dolphin education fun facts, dolphin research, new behavior training,
behaviors, and much more.
Safari Park: 26700 SW 8 St, PO Box 940275, Miami FL
Airboat Tours: Experience
delicate ecosystem with an exhilarating airboat ride through the
See alligators, birds, crocodiles, and other exotic wildlife in their
Gardens: 3750 S Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida 33330-1614
See a touch of history on
of lush gardens, showcasing rare, exotic and native plants. Tour the
groves and the Wray Botanical Collection. Explore the Free-Flight
Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary and historic 1930s Wray Home. Visit our
Shop, Garden Shop and the Tropical Marketplace.
Florida Keys Wild
Tavernier, FL 33070
The Center is located in a
setting alongside the Bay, where you can see the real Florida Keys.
you visit, bring your camera! You'll find plenty of healthy, wild, and
beautiful birds around -- along the boardwalk, up in the trees, and
along the Bay. But the Center isn't just for the birds!! Solution
cap rock, & pneumatophores are all around. Minnows, crabs, and
appear regularly along the bay. Bromeliads are abundant along the
Visitors will find other
along the covered 1000 foot walkway and wooden bridge, monkey's,
raccoons, peacocks, ducks and geese all call Gatorama home, as do six
of crocodiles including the American Crocodile. Gatorama is the largest
captive breeder in North America of the Acutus Crocodile.
South Orange Blossom Trail | Orlando, FL 32837
Gatorland® is a
protected habitat for man and beast where adventures lurk around every
corner! Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World,
110-acre theme park and nature conservatory is located in Central
at the head of the Florida Everglades.
Farm Petting Zoo: 1368 South Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34746
Green Meadows Petting Farm
an ideal country setting that you and your family can enjoy. Our
farm is perfect for folks who live in Florida, or for those of you who
are vacationing in the Kissimmee area. The whole family will have a
to enjoy the quiet country setting with more than 300 farm animals to
Marine Park: Panama City Beach
Whether it be the whiskers
of a sea
lion touching your nose or tasting the salt from a dolphin splash, Gulf
World Marine Park creates memories for your entire family. At Gulf
you’ll see live animal shows, fascinating exhibits, and you’ll
hands-on interaction with our animals. So, take a deep breath and
yourself to the experience of a lifetime!
1010 Miracle Strip Parkway, SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Florida's Gulfarium lies on
drenched beachfront of the Gulf of Mexico. Our visitors can explore our
park's attractions in approximately 3 hours and may stay into the early
evening hours to enjoy a spectacular view of a gorgeous sunset.
Limbo Nature Center: 1801 North Ocean Boulevard; Boca Raton, FL
Stroll through the
climb the observation tower located on the winding boardwalk through
hammock, sit in a Chiki hut, visit the saltwater tanks brimming with
life, including sea turtles, fish, sharks and rays and take pictures in
our sea turtle garden with 7 giant turtles.
Foundation: 581705 White Oak Rd Yulee, FL 32097
Zoo: 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218
The Zoo has
everyone with over 1,500 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 varieties of
plants. Whether you are a visitor to Florida's First Coast or a
resident, we invite you to experience the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
through interactions with people, wildlife and the environment.
Adventures: 26205 East Colonial Drive (State Road 50), Christmas,
Jungle Adventures Nature
Zoo is the natural habitat jungle home of our famous 200 foot long
wonder, Swampy, the World's Largest Alligator. Come and experience Live
Guided Wildlife Encounters with Rare Florida Panthers, Black Bears,
Wolves, White-Tailed Deer, Tropical Birds, Reptiles and Mammals. Take a
Jungle Swamp Cruise and be surrounded by more than Two Hundred
Parrot Jungle Trail Miami, Florida 33132
West Municipal Aquarium: 1 Whitehead St., Key West, Florida 33040
Perhaps one of the most
in the world, the Key West Aquarium has delighted visitors since 1934.
Come join us and see for yourself the beautiful indigenous
of Key West and the Florida Keys.
Safari, Inc.: 2003 Lion Country Safari Road, Loxahatchee, FL.
Marinelife Center: 14200 US Hwy. One, Juno Beach FL 33408
Our sea turtle patients are
because they have been sick or injured and need to be rehabilitated. We
rehabilitate between 30-50 adult sea turtles a year. Our exhibits
an Archelon, interactive drawers and Outdoor Children's play area.
Park Zoo: Tampa, FL 33604
for more than 2,000 animals from Florida and similar habitats include a
Native Florida Wildlife Center and manatee hospital, Asian Gardens,
World, Free-Flight Aviaries, Wallaroo Station children's zoo, and
Africa. The Zoo also features rides, shows and hands-on interactive
designed to give you a WILD experience.
MetroZoo: 1 Zoo Boulevard, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL
Over 80 exhibits, 740 total
300 acres developed, Over 3 miles of walkways, More than 1,000 animals,
representing over 400 species, 48 endangered species, Over 70 species
birds in the Wings of Asia Aviary, More than 900 species of trees,
and other plants, and more.
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149
On a 38-acre tropical
spectacular skyline views lies a South Florida attraction like no
Welcome to Miami Seaquarium®, a place where dolphins walk on water
and killer whales fly through the air. Where sea lions delight children
of all ages and endangered sea turtles and manatees find a safe haven.
Marine Aquarium: 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, Florida 34236
Encounters (Steve Martin's): 9014 Thompson Nursery Road, Winter
Palm Beach Zoo, The:
Zoo at dreher park - Discover Florida's Wildest Place. A magnificent 23
acre zoological park featuring over 1500 animals in lush tropical
open daily 9 - 5. West Palm Beach, FL
River Refuge and Ranch: Arcadia
Peace River Refuge &
a non-profit 501c3 exotic animal sanctuary, fully licensed and
by the American Sanctuary Association (ASA) and Member Society of
the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA). The
is dedicated to the lifetime care of abused, neglected, confiscated or
unwanted exotic animals to prevent them from being destroyed. The
that we rescue and come to our sanctuary range from big cats such as
cougars and leopards to wolves, bears, primates, small wild cats, bats
Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary: Sarasota, Florida
RSCF is a 501(c)(3),
dedicated to preserving biodiversity through grass roots conservation
rooted in sound science. RSCF employs the "flagship species" concept to
identify and conserve high profile, priority species in order to
protection for the ecosystems they represent.
Jungle Gardens: 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
10 acres of lush tropical vegetation, winding jungle trails and
educational bird and reptile shows twice daily.
World/Busch Gardens in Orlando, Florida
Springs Park: 5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34488
Silver Springs is a 350
theme park that surrounds the headwaters of the beautiful Silver River,
the largest artesian spring formation in the world. Located 90 miles
of Orlando, just east of Ocala, Florida.
Augustine Alligator Farm: 999 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine,
St. Augustine Alligator
Park, one of Florida’s oldest and finest attractions. You will be able
to observe many species of animals including a wide variety of exotic
found nowhere else in Florida.
Museum of History and Natural Science: in Tallahassee, Florida
and rare historic buildings to beautiful natural scenery to exciting
programs, special events, and educational programs, there’s something
Fe CC ): 3000 N.W. 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
SFCC Teaching Zoo is home
75 different species of animals and over 200 individuals. Our diverse
contains both native and exotic species that everyone can enjoy. Some
favorites are the Bald Eagles, White-throated Capuchin monkeys, Sika
Galapagos tortoises, Matschie's Tree Kangaroo, Asian small-clawed
and African Grey parrots. These species and many other mammals, birds,
reptiles and amphibians are on display in a naturally wooded
The Florida Aquarium:
701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Wondering what to do in Tampa? Explore and learn about marine
life at The Florida Aquarium! The Florida Aquarium is one of the best
Tampa, Florida attractions around. Buy tickets today!
Zoo Northwest Florida: 5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze.
Get up close and
with more than 1,300 animals at The ZOO - Northwest Florida. Hand-feed
the giraffes, pay a visit to the goats, cows, and sheep at the petting
zoo or take a ride on the Safari Line Limited Train, which winds
more than 30 acres of free-roaming wildlife.
of the Sea: 84721 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, FL 33036
We are an educational and
marine animal park where performances are up close and personal. At
of the Sea you can swim with dolphins, sea lions, and stingrays in
natural salt water lagoons through our interactive programs. The
and lush, tropical gardens at are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins,
California sea lions, sea turtles, tropical and game fish, sharks,
alligators, marine invertebrates, colorful parrots, and birds-of-prey.
35 Miles South of Naples on US-41, Ochopee, Florida
Zoo Directory: Florida Zoos