Gulf Breeze Zoo - Gulf Breeze, Florida The Gulf Breeze Zoo is a 50 acre zoo featuring hundreds of animals from around the world

Gulf Breeze Zoo – Gulf Breeze, Florida

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The Gulf Breeze Zoo is a 50 acre zoo featuring hundreds of animals from around the world!

Gulf Breeze Zoo  is filled with over 900 animals with something fun and new at every turn.

Get up close and personal with the animals at the zoo’s farm area, or by feeding the giraffes. Immerse yourself in a Budgie bird adventure in the zoo’s free flight aviary. Train rides and behind-the-scenes animal encounters are also available during a visit.

Gulf Breeze Zoo have 50 acres of animal adventure waiting – and there are hundreds of animals waiting for you to say hello!

There are animals from all over the world, so kids can really enjoy an incredible learning experience.  They can come face to face with those incredible gorillas, or wave at the cheeky monkeys. They can hand feed giraffes, or have fun interactive experiences in the large petting area!

Gulf Breeze Zoo also runs a Safari line Train, where you can enjoy a guided tour through the free-roaming animals. It will be just like you’re on safari!

The elevated boardwalk is something not to be missed, because you can look out over 30 acres of wildlife below you, including the deer, zebra, and rhino herds. It’s a brilliant way for kids to see animals interacting just how they might in nature!

The zoo have super fun family events across the year, so it’s worth putting them in your diary. There is Halloween fun, as well as festival fun with Zoo Lights. Those little ones will have a great time at Zoo Tots too!

It’s animal fun all around at Gulf Breeze Zoo – you never know what new friends you might make there!

Experience the Zoo and animals in three different ways:

 

WALKING PATH & PETTING ZOO

Walk around our lush Florida gardens and observe hundreds of animals, including primates, large cats, bears and colorful birds. Plan to spend time at the large petting area, the giraffe feeding station and the reptile house. Visit the Australian Free-Flight Budgiery, where colorful parakeets fly around and enjoy “budgie treat sticks” while perched on your hand!

 

THE BOARDWALK

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along our raised walkway overlooking the free range preserve; filled with rhinoceros, zebra, Africas largest antelope, wildebeest and herds of deer. Don’t miss the Chimpanzees, gorillas, African Wild Dog, Ostrich and Emu.

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THE SAFARI LINE LIMITED TRAIN

Take a nostalgic 15 minute narrated train ride on our newly renovated CP Huntington style locomotive. Watch rhinoceros, deer, antelope, and zebras roam free on our 30 acre preserve. From the train you will get a close-up view of chimpanzees, Gorillas, and our huge Nile hippos. Train rides are $3 and run throughout the day.

 

Zoo Attractions:

Boardwalk
Creature Features
Giraffe Feeding
Gift Shop
Pavilions:
Picnic (Outside of zoo)
Boma (Inside of zoo)
Petting Zoo

Playground
Safari Line Train

 

HOURS

Open 363 Days a Year! Rain or Shine! (January- February)
OPEN DAILY: 9am to 4pm
Last Admission 3PM

(March- September)
OPEN DAILY: 9am to 6pm
Last Admission 5PM

(June-August)
FRIDAYS OPEN TILL 8pm

(October-November)
OPEN DAILY: 9am to 5pm
Last Admission 4PM

ZOO IS CLOSED
Thanksgiving Day

BOO AT THE ZOO
The Big Scare: October 19 & 20, 26 | 6 –10pm $10 each
Trick or Treat Trail: October 27 & 28| 10 – 6pm $12 each

(December)
OPEN DAILY: 9am to 4pm
Last Admission 3PM

 

ZOOLIGHTS

November 23-25, 30, December 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 21-24, 26-30
Nightly 5-10pm Admission $10 each

BEHIND THE SCENES ANIMAL TOURS

Have you ever wanted to pet the most dangerous animal in Africa? How about feed a dinosaur? Or maybe a lap full of bunnies is more your style!