Visiting Hours

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (must exit by 3 p.m.)

OPEN seven days a week (except for dates listed below).

No appointments are necessary.

The Teaching Zoo is now open for guest to walk around the zoo on their own.

Closed Dates

November 28 - Thanksgiving Day
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 25 - Christmas Day



Admission Rates

Adults (Ages 13 to 59) $5.00
Children (Ages 4 to 12) $4.00
Seniors ( 60+) $4.00
UF Students & Staff $4.00
Children (Ages 3- under) FREE
SF Students & Staff

FREE with Current SF ID



Group Rates

Zoo and Planetarium tours are available by contacting our office at (352) 395-5603.

Discount Rates apply for advance tour booking.

We accept cash, checks or credit cards (MasterCard or Visa) upon arrival with ID.