370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Pardon our dust, wild changes are coming!
Our penguin exhibit, Tuxedo Coast in Play Park, is temporarily closed through the summer due to enhancements.
Online tickets are required and must be purchased in advance.
Select the month and date you would like to visit as well as the number of adults and children (3-12) in your party. No refunds.
To learn more about our current guidelines, click here.
Discover, learn and bond together on a family wildlife scavenger hunt -- using nature and smart play.
Adults (13 to 64)...............$32.95
Children (3 to 12)..............$25.95
Children (2 and under)........Free
Includes 4D Theater, Unlimited Train, Unlimited Carousel Rides, and Animal Feedings (limited).
Adults (13 to 64)...............$24.95
Children (3 to 12).............$19.95
Children (2 and under)......Free
Adults (13 to 64)...............$8.00
Children (3 to 12).............$8.00
Children (2 and under).....Free
Adults (13 to 64)...............$12.00
Children (2 and under).......Free
Adults (13 to 64)...............$23.00
Children (3 to 12).............$21.00
Children (2 and under).......Free
Inspired by the critically-acclaimed BBC series, Blue Planet II, this special effects experience takes you beneath the surface to explore dynamic oceanic landscapes and one of the most captivating creatures that dwells there: the octopus. Discover how this eight-tentacled wonder masters physical and mental strengths to outwit and escape its underwater rivals.
Upgrade your visit to Total Experience to enjoy the 4D Theater. This experience is unavailable for à la carte purchases.
The BBC and BBC Earth are trademarks of the British Broadcasting Corporation and are used under licence. BBC logo © BBC 1996. Photography ©Kondratuk Aleksei/Shutterstock; ©littlesam/Shutterstock; ©Greg Amptman/Shutterstock.
When a selfish young bear refuses to share his cave with a cute, plucky squirrel amid a raging storm, both are transported on a magical tour of different habitats, encountering a host of other animals along the way. Join in on this shapeshifting adventure through the African plains, coral reefs and even the rainforest! Enchanting and action packed, The Bear and the Squirrel 4D is perfect for all ages.
© Efteling B. V. and Aardman Animations Ltd 2022.
See the Zoo the easy way aboard our Train. Your all-day ticket takes you around the whole Zoo. It stops near Trout River Plaza and at Main Camp where you may disembark and explore at your own pace. Train runs daily, weather permitting.
Upgrade your visit to Total Experience to enjoy the Train. This experience is unavailable for à la carte purchases.
The Wildlife Carousel is intended for Children (12 and under) and Parents (accompanying small children). Adults not accompanying a small child are not allowed to ride the carousel.
Featuring gorgeous renditions of all your favorite wild animals, the Carousel is a classic. Come ride a tiger, okapi, or eagle and make it part of your family’s Zoo tradition.
Upgrade your visit to Total Experience to enjoy the Wildlife Carousel. This experience is unavailable for à la carte purchases.
Get up-close and personal with some of our animals! Feed reticulated giraffes at Giraffe Overlook, rays at Stingray Bay, and lorikeets at Lorikeet Aviary. Feedings are subject to availability.
Upgrade your visit to Total Experience to enjoy this unique experience. This experience is unavailable for à la carte purchases.
In alignment with our conservation values, we have made the decision to reduce our carbon footprint by moving to a digital format for our Zoo Maps.
Our Map can be accessed on mobile devices, printed at home, or referenced on signage at Main Camp.
Each day, we offer special demonstrations to watch around the Zoo. Activities may be a keeper chat or feeding with an animal to stimulate natural behaivor through physical and mental activities. Schedule is subject to change without notice.
Stingray Bay Enrichment
Bats of Africa Chat
Asian Small-Clawed Otter Feeding
Land of the Tiger
Bald Eagle Chat
Elephant Plaza in Africa Loop
Komodo Dragon Chat
Before Land of the Tiger
Giant Otter Feeding
Emerald Forest Aviary in Range of the Jaguar
Cassowary Keeper Chat
Black Bear Chat
Black Bear Chat
We offer a selection of food for every appetite. Grab lunch for your family on your next trip to the Zoo, something sweet to treat yourself, or an adult beverage to enjoy with our river views. We also have a variety of souvenirs to commemorate your visit.
Take home a souvenir! We have something for every guest, from shirts and jackets, to mugs and books, to stuffed animals and toys, and many eco-friendly products.
This snack bar offers drinks, popcorn, ice cream, and other quick refreshments as you enter the park. It also proudly serves Starbucks Coffee!
Located in Range of the Jaguar, the Village Sweet Shop offers old-fashioned sweets, homemade fudge, and Blue Bell ice cream.
Located in the Range of the Jaguar, the Palm Plaza Café offers a south-American menu with hand-breaded chicken, plantains and salads. Veggie and gluten-free options available.
This American-style fast casual restaurant offers sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, and pretzels at the back of the Zoo. Veggie and gluten-free options available.
Cool off year-round with a shaved ice treat from one of our Kona Ice trucks. Choose as much flavor as you want or create your own combination with the Flavorwave.