ATTRACTION: Central Florida Zoo.
WHERE: 3755 N.W. Highway 17-92 at I-4 (Exit 104) Sanford, Florida.
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Guests aged 16 and under must enter with an adult aged 18 or over.
PRICE: Adults $11.95. Seniors aged 60 and above $9.95. Children aged 3 to 12 years $7.95. Children under two are admitted free.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Free parking available. Picnic areas for lunch. Child strollers and adult wheelchair rentals range from $5.00 to $8.00
The Central Florida Zoological Park's most visible role is to provide its visitors with recreation and the opportunity to observe and learn about its unique and interesting animals. One of the Zoo's most critical functions is to provide a refuge for animal species that are threatened in the wild.
Every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting)
11:00 a.m. Elephant Demonstrations
11:30 a.m. Bird Show (Magpie Jay Stage)
1:00 p.m. Bug Encounter (Discovery Center)
2:00 p.m. Elephant demonstrations
2:15 p.m. Primate Feeding Program
2:30 p.m. Feline Feeding Program
3:00 p.m. Reptile Demonstrations
ELEPHANT ENCOUNTER – A specialized behind-the-scenes encounter offered on Saturdays and Sundays (2:15 pm.) where you will discover what 100,000 muscles in an elephant trunk feels like and feed this endangered species during this interactive tour. Learn about the Asian elephants, Maude and Mary, from their keepers.
Time: Saturday and Sundays at 2:15 p.m.
Portion of proceeds goes to Asian Elephant Conservation Program.
Limited to 20 lucky animal lovers.
Photos included in encounter admission.