Sitting at the mouth of the Trout River, this 117-acre zoo is one of the city's main attractions. It's a great way to spend time with the family. Kids of all ages will enjoy the captivating animal exhibits and behind-the-scenes tours. At the Jacksonville Zoo, you'll also find a playground and splash park, several dining options, and opportunities for feeding lorikeets and giraffes.
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, Florida 32218
$16.95 adults, $14.95 seniors 65+, $11.95 children 3-12, free for children 2 and under
9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday, 9AM to 6PM Saturday & Sunday
Party for the Planet, ExZOOberation, Garden and Wine Festival
Animal Exhibits, Keeper Talks, Tours, Splash Play Park, Dining
Are there dining options inside the Jacksonville Zoo?
You'll find two full-service restaurants, a snack bar, and refreshments throughout the park. Options include Palm Plaza Café, Trout River Grill, Main Camp Café, Village Sweet Shop and Play Park Café.
Are there animal encounters for children?
Yes, you can experience animals up close at several exhibits. Kids can pet pygmy goats, touch stingrays at Stingray Bay, feed giraffes a handful of greens, and feed the beautiful rainbow lorikeets.