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$2 Day Means Fun in the Wild for Everyone at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens!
July 9, 2012
July 05, 2012 - Jacksonville, Fl -
On Monday, July 9, 2012, guests can enjoy the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens for only $2.00 per person for General Admission. The Zoo is open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Monday. Tickets will be sold until 4:00 p.m. The Zoo’s 4,000 square foot Splash Ground area at Play Park, air conditioned buildings, fans and cool treats offered at the various mobiles, restaurants and cafés will help keep guests cool throughout the day.
The Zoo encourages those who are coming to use sun screen, bring refillable water bottles and dress appropriately for the hot weather. Those bringing young children to play in the Splash Ground should bring water proof diaper covers.
Please note: $2.00 price is good for General Admission only, and is not valid with any other discount or offer, including Zoo Value Tickets. A coupon is not required. Train, carousel, Butterfly Hollow, 4-D Experience Ride and Stingray Bay admissions are not included in this price and may be purchased separately.
About the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens:
For nearly a century, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has been dedicated to inspiring the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment. Started in 1914 with an animal collection that consisted of one red deer fawn, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens now has more than 2,000 rare and exotic animals and a diverse plant collection. Jacksonville Zoo has been named one of the nine best zoos in the nation by American Profile Magazine. Its Range of the Jaguar exhibit has won two national awards as the best South American exhibit. The Zoo has also won regional, state and local awards for its botanical gardens. The Jacksonville Zoo is a nonprofit organization and is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It is open year-round, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Christmas day, and is located on Jacksonville’s north side at 370 Zoo Parkway, one-half mile east from I-95. For more information on the Zoo, log on to http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org.