Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo houses 70 species, and 250 individual animals in its collection, including white handed gibbons, red ruffed lemurs, ocelots, bald eagles, Galapagos tortoises, African grey parrots, and Matschie’s tree kangaroo.Days Open: Monday - Sunday 9am – 2pm. The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is Gainesville’s community zoo and the training facility for the Zoo Animal Technology Program. Situated on 10 forested acres, students in the Zoo Animal Technology Program provide daily care for the animals as well as tours of the zoo grounds. The personalized tours are designed to give visitors a more educational and enjoyable experience and to give zoo students more experience working with guests.

Amenities

Amenities

Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, First Aid Station, Gift Shop, Parking, Restrooms, Security, Vending machines

Average Visit Time

1 - 2 hours

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Wheelchair-friendly

Discount

Senior Citizen Discount, Student Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly, Wireless (Wi-Fi)

Hours of Operation

Hours: Sat. - Sun. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Call for appt. Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Open Year-Round

Location

Shopping Nearby