Zoos in Orlando

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Zoos to visit in Orlando

Orlando, USA is famous for its wide range of attractions ranging for each age category from young to children to senior citizens. Orlando is not only famous for its sky High buildings and great foods (Read More) but also Zoos in Orlando are one of the most loved destinations. Let's take a look at some of the best Zoos near Orlando that are a perfect family holiday destination.

Here is the list of 5 Zoos in Orlando

1. Green meadows petting farm, Orlando

Green meadows petting farm, Orlando

Green Meadows Petting farm located at Urbana, Maryland and Dallas, Texas are famous as a petting farm due to huge numbers of farm animals and other fun activities like Hay and Train rides. The general admission rate for the farm is USD14 for visitors of all age groups. Children can engage in multiple fun activities like tortoise feeding, Hayride, Pony rides etc. The farm has close to 300 animals like horses, pigs, llamas, goats, cows and many more with a whole new level of interaction with them and Children can even milk a real cow or experience pig races and a ton of other seasonal events like “Easter egg hunts” and “pumpkin patches”. “Trail of Jack-O-lanterns” and “Santa's Farm Fest” are famous events among visitors. The farm also offers birthday party packages and wedding packages and many other private parties packages, which are needed to be pre booked from their website. Groups larger than 25 are required to make prior reservations.

Prices : $14 for visitors of all age groups

Timings : 10 a.m. to 5 p.m

2. Central Florida zoo and botanical gardens, Orlando

Central Florida zoo and botanical gardens, Orlando

Often considered one of the best zoos of Orlando, Central Florida zoo has more than 140 species of animals and around 25 acres of list green featuring exotic flora. It's a perfect destination for adventure for young children with multiple fun educational and adventurous activities to do along with knowing about animals. The 140+ animal species include mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and invertebrates with multiple programs targeted at educating children about each category.

Price : Ticket pricing for children is $13.75 and $15.95 for senior citizens

Timings : 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

Disability- Friendly : Yes

3. Jungle Adventures Nature Park & Zoo, Orlando

Jungle Adventures Nature Park & Zoo, Orlando

Mainly addressed as “A Real Florida Animal Park”, it holds the speciality of being there, for your enjoyment 365 days a year, including holidays.Comprising over 15 species of animals, that is on display along our 2000+ feet of boardwalk and pathways. It is the natural habitat jungle home of very rare Florida Panthers, Black Bears, Wolves, White-Tailed Deer, Tropical Birds, Reptiles, Mammals, 200+ Alligators and other critters.

Prices : Daily visiting park hours are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, rain or shine

Timings : Adult admission costs $25.95, for Seniors of age 60 and older it's $22.95, for Children of ages 3-11 costs $17.95 and children under 3 it's free

4. Smooth Waters Wildlife Park, Orlando

Smooth Waters Wildlife Park, Orlando

Founded in 2016, Smooth Waters Wildlife Park, formed by the company Smooth Waters Entertainment, established in 2012, specializes in Crocodilian Behavior, Training & program development to promote conservation and public education. Smooth Water Wildlife Park which focuses on the company's conservation goals and is home to a collection of endangered and critically endangered species. Mainly dedicated to education, conservation, & "Fun, Smiles, & Crocodiles" provides children with a great opportunity of learning with fun.

Prices : 9 AM to 2 PM, from Tuesday to Saturday

Timings : $10 for adults, $5 for Children (4-12) and it's free Children under the age of 3

5. Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Orlando

Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Orlando

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park highlights the rainforests, African savannas and Asian jungles in an immersive educational scenario, specifically targeted for young children and families. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park is famous for attractions and rides portraying the beauty of the natural world and our connection with animals in a fun and unique way. The park offers more than being on safari or an incredible expedition as one strolls through a rainforest or dodge the Yeti on a climb up Mt. Everest. The best part is that Animal-lovers will be thrilled with the opportunity to head on a backstage tour and soak up all the amazement behind the scenes.

The article above was about the best zoos near Orlando. Most of these are 2-3 hours of visit time and almost all of these zoos can be covered in a single day.

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