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New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

ZooTampa at Lowry Park has new family adventures, interactive animal experiences and special events planned for 2024.


New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

ZooTampa at Lowry Park continues to solidify its position as Florida’s most attended cultural attraction by once again breaking its own record welcoming 1,171,319 guests in fiscal year 2023 (which ended on September 30), and as the zoo continues to attract record crowds, they are continuing to add new attractions to ensure guests keep coming back time and time again.


With the zoo ever evolving, in 2024 there are many brand new additions that will offer unforgettable adventures for guests of all ages..


The Zoo is billing 2024 as the “Year of More” with the following new additions:


New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

Stingray Shores: The new interactive habitat opening this winter features the opportunity for guests to touch and feed graceful stingrays.


Guests will also have the unique opportunity to get into the water and be immersed in the aquatic world of stingrays during an unforgettable Signature Encounter experience that connects guests with these amazing species like never before.


New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

Australia: The completely re-imagined family area includes a new ride, Aussie Trek presented by Outback, which will feature opportunities for parents and their kids to go on a safari and learn about the land down under’s unique wildlife.


The area, which will open Spring 2024, will have an expanded splash pad and dry play area and more opportunities for up-close animal connections with the addition of a wallaby Signature Encounter.


Additionally, new food and beverage locations, the Outpost Grab N Go Market and the Boomerang Bar will offer guests an array of delicious drinks and food options.


New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

Prehistoric Predators: At this limited-time special event taking place January through April, guests will come face to face with giant animatronic ferocious predators of the past.


Animals not seen for centuries like the dire wolf from the ice age or an allosaurus from the Mesozoic age come to life only at ZooTampa. While enjoying the amazing creatures that roamed the earth long ago, guests of all ages will also learn the important role predators play in our ecosystem and how they relate to species of this century.


New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

David A. Straz, Jr. Manatee Critical Care Center expansion: As one of only two critical care centers in the United States able to care for orphaned manatees, ZooTampa is expanding its capacity with the addition of two 16,500-gallon treatment areas for the direst (and smallest) patients.


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New adventures coming to ZooTampa at Lowry Park in 2024

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