Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

  • 3755 NW U.S. Highway 17/92
    Sanford, FL 32771
  • Phone: (407) 323-4450
  • Location: North Orlando Area/Seminole County
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  • Nestled in lush tropical foliage
  • Over 400 animals
  • 23 acres of native gardens
  • Insect Zoo and Reptile House
  • Children’s zoo with animals you can feed & pet
  • ZOOm Air Aerial Adventures
  • Splash playground
  • Live animal encounters
  • Many educational opportunities and demonstrations

You can also explore the Wayne M. Densch Discovery Center featuring an interactive gallery, two traditional classrooms, and the second largest meeting space in Seminole County or your attendees can enjoy your function immersed in our natural surroundings at the Rainforest Pavilion.

The Zoo is located just off I-4, exit 104 on the shores of Lake Monroe. With something for everyone, the adventures are endless!

  • Category:  Zoos & Wildlife Refuges
  • Time of Activity:  Quarter Day
  • Distance to Walt Disney World:  45.4 Miles
  • Distance to Airport: 38.8 Miles
  • Distance to Downtown: 23.0 Miles
  • Distance to Convention Center:  33.8 Miles
  • Distance to SeaWorld:  36.2 Miles
  • Distance to Universal:  33.1 Miles
Popular Amenities
  • Restaurant Onsite
Attractions
  • Hours of Operation: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
  • Ticket Prices: $14.95 adults, $12.95 seniors (60+), $10.95 children (ages 3-12), any child ages 2 and under is free
  • Time of Activity : Quarter Day
Other Amenities
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Location: Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
  • Address: 3755 NW U.S. Highway 17/92
    Sanford, FL 32771
  • December 13, 2014
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Meet Santa at the Central Florida Zoo. There will be lots of fun holiday cheer and activities for the whole family. Share your holiday wishes with Santa and enjoy up-close animal encounters. After breakfast (or brunch) everyone can enjoy creating a special animal treat and then watch as the Zoo Keepers give the animals these special holiday gifts that were made. Registration available online at www.centralfloridazoo.org View Details >

  • Location: Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
  • Address: 3755 NW U.S. Highway 17/92
    Sanford, FL 32771
  • October 18 - October 26, 2014
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Trick-or-treat in the wildest neighborhood in town during ZOO Boo Bash. It's safe, fun, and not-too-scary event for young and old alike. Kids are invited to bring goodie bags and wear costumes for trick or treat stations. If you forget your costume, not a problem, our face painter will help you fit right in. Walk on Water Balls will also be available for an additional charge. Take a hayride or learn about the myths and realities of some misunderstood animals. This event is included in general Zoo admission; additional fees may apply for certain activities. For sponsorship and vendor opportunities, call 407.323.4450 ext 128. Costume Contest: 1:00 p.m. each day Animal themed costumes - one for under 3 years of age and one for 3 to 12 year olds Non-animal themed costumes - one for under 3 years of age and one for 3 to 12 year olds Group costumes - all ages   Purchase Tickets   View Details >