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“more than 2,000 rare & exotic animals”
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; 1,000 varieties of plants; 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! An annual family fundraiser to benefit the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. There will be family oriented activities; food; entertainment; and animal encounters; as well as adult-friendly beverages. Please call (904) 757-4463 ext. 196 to purchase tickets. Join us at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens as we appreciate earth’s largest land animal. There will be informational booths; elephant activities; and animal enrichment throughout the day. Join us in an effort to reduce the number of nonnative animals being released into the wild by pet owners who can no longer care for their exotic pets. This event offers an opportunity for people to surrender their nonnative pets free of charge to the FWC with no questions asked. Every attempt will be made to place all healthy animals with qualified adopters. The event will be held in the Main Parking lot of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens and is free to the public. EAT. DRINK. ZOO. Join 1;000 of your closest friends at Jacksonville’s most talked about food and drink festival! Get a taste of Jacksonville cuisine and enjoy cocktails; live entertainment by Billy Buchanan & Free Avenue; animal encounters; games; silent auction sponsored by The Rotary Club of North Jacksonville and much more at The Wild Things annual signature fundraising event. $35 for Wild Things members $50 for general admission $75 for tickets purchased after 10/3 $10 upgrade tickets to VIP early admission
It's going downhill!! With the new format of buying tickets and added packages you'd think some of that money would go into keeping the original parts of the zoo looking better and give the... Read more
Spooktacular is here, and I have never experienced the Jacksonville Zoo quite like this before. Honestly it blew my expectations out of the water. I thought this Halloween related experience would... Read more
Thursday, August 10th I went to Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens while on vacay with Kayla Beth Fields , Saige & Deacon Hunt. We had an amazing time! We got there when it was just opening and was... Read more
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
- Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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