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Plan a fun-filled day for the whole family.

Admission & Hours

Admission & Hours

Zoo Hours of Operation

With fun and educational opportunities available daily, we make planning a visit to the Central Florida Zoo fit your schedule.

Visitors spend an average of three to four hours with us. This includes visiting the animals, catching some keeper chats and experiences, and playing at the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground.

Two-seater wagons are available to rent for $10.

Open daily 9:00 AM to 5 PM


  • Adults: $19.50
  • Seniors 60+: $15.95
  • Children 3-12 years: $13.75
  • Children 2 and under: FREE
  • Annual Pass Holder: FREE
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Find your way to wild.

3755 W. Seminole Blvd.
Sanford, Florida 32771

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Zoo Rules

What to know for your visit to the Zoo.

For the safety of our animals, staff, volunteers, and other visitors to the Zoo, we ask all guests to follow all Zoo rules.

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Zoo Accessibility

Meeting the needs of all Zoo visitors.

We are committed to meeting the needs of all our visitors. We are always happy to discuss any requirements you may have to make your visit more enjoyable.

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Fuel up for a day of fun.

There’s truly something for everyone to enjoy during your Zoo visit.

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  • Saving Animals From Extinction
  • Culture Builds Florida
  • Florida Association of Zoos and Aquariums