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Admission & Hours

Everything you need to plan your next zoo visit.

Single Day Admission

Your Ticket Includes:

One-day admission to the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, free parking, and same day re-entry with receipt.

Last ticket sold at 4:15pm, last entry into the Zoo at 4:30pm.

Daily Admission Discounts are not available for tickets purchased online.


  • Adults: $19.50
  • Seniors 60+: $15.95
  • Children 3-12 years: $13.75
  • Children 2 and under: Free
  • Annual Pass Holder: Free

The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground

Open daily until 4:30 p.m.

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Seminole Aerial
Adventures Course

Open daily at 9 a.m.
Last admission 2:30 p.m. for Rainforest course
Last admission 3:00 p.m. for Upland course

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Annual Pass

Get a whole year of wild adventures.

With an Annual Pass, you and your family can see our Zoo’s residents year-round, for one low price.

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Ride Pass

Take a ride on the wild side.

Buy your ride pass and enjoy 20 rides on our Animal Carousel or the Little Florida Coastline Train for just $25.

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Group Rates

Explore the Zoo with your entire herd.

Great savings when traveling in a herd.

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Special Discounts

Save on your Zoo visit.

Be sure to take advantage of any discounts you, your family and friends may qualify for.

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