Central Florida Zoo Central Florida Zoo, over 400 animals and lots of bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo

Central Florida Zoo, Sanford Florida

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At Central Florida Zoo, besides seeing over 400 animals (that doesn’t even include the bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo), you can take to the sky and enjoy the aerial adventure course, ZOOm Air Adventure Park or bring your flip-flops and swimsuit to cool-off in the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground.  They also have an exciting and active laser tag adventure with Battlefield Live Orlando.
Have you ever stood close to a goat or a sheep?  You can see domestic animals in our Animal Adventure Children’s Zoo.
Or you may want to visit one of the largest collection of venomous snakes and non-venomous reptiles in the Southeast in our Herpetarium.
Enter the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.  A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family.
See domestic animals in the Animal Adventure Children’s Zoo, or see the Southeast’s largest collection of venomous snakes and non-venomous reptiles in the Herpetarium.
You can also enjoy the Little Florida Coast Line Train and Animal Carousel.
The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground is FREE for Zoo Members and included in regular Zoo Admission!
ZOOmAir Adventure, located at the Zoo, is open from 9:00 AM.  Last admission is at 4:30 PM.  (Weather permitting.)
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


Attractions list:

Keeper Chats
ZOOm Air Adventure Park
Battlefield Live Orlando Laser Tag
Little Fla. Coastline Railroad & Animal Carousel
Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground
KaBOOM Playground
Animal Adventure Children’s Zoo
Massey Services Insect Zoo
Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center
ZOOFARI Outpost – Gift Shop