Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Escape to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for the only walking safari in Northeast Florida. Discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences. A true family adventure, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is growing and changing daily and is dedicated to consistently improving. Beginning in 2004 with Range of the Jaguar and continuing with Giraffe Overlook and Savanna Blooms garden, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is quickly becoming a world-class establishment. The Zoo has something for everyone with more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals, award winning botanical gardens and a Play Park and Splash Grounds for the kids. Whether you are a visitor to Florida’s First Coast or a lifetime resident, we invite you to experience the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens through interactions with people, wildlife and the environment. Visit today!



Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, Concessions, Cooking Facilities, Covered Pavilion, First Aid Station, Food/Beverage Service, Gift Shop, Linens Available, Off-site Venues Nearby, Parking, Tables & Chairs, Vending machines

Average Visit Time

Full day, Half day, Multi-day

Contact Information

Group Sales Email: lorussoc@jacksonvillezoo.org, Group Sales Phone Number: 9047574463x103

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Disability Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Scooter/Wheelchair Rentals, Wheelchair-friendly


Group Discount, Military Discount, Senior Citizen Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly

Hours of Operation

Dates closed: Christmas Day, Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, Open Year-Round

Meeting Space Information

Capacity for Largest Meeting Room: 400, Dining/Meeting Hall, Electricity Available, Indoor Event Venues, Outdoor Event Venues, Permanent Walls, Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 3, Total Sq Ft of Largest Meeting Room: 5151

Payment Options

American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Travelers Checks, Visa