The SF Teaching Zoo is coordinated by eight full time staff members, home to over 75 different species of animals and is maintained by over 200 students enrolled in the college's premier Zoo Animal Technology Program. The zoo showcases a diverse collection that contains both native and exotic species for everyone to enjoy.Visitors enjoy the Bald Eagles, White-throated Capuchin monkeys, Galapagos tortoises, Matschie's Tree Kangaroo and Asian small-clawed otters to name a few. These species and many other mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians are on display in a naturally shaded environment. The 1/4 mile trail through the wooded environment is lined with sawdust and is stroller and/or wheelchair accessible.


Rates and Hours

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.