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Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

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3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
407.323.4450 http://www.centralfloridazoo.org/

Enter the lush tropical world of the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.  A relaxing, entertaining and educational experience for the entire family.

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Besides seeing over 500 animals representing 205 species (that doesn’t even include the bugs in the Massey Services Insect Zoo), you can take to the sky and enjoy our aerial adventure course, ZOOm Air Adventure Park or bring your flip-flops and swimsuit to cool-off in the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground.

 

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November 2017

Storytime at the Zoo

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday in October and November
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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Free

Storytime at the Zoo Enjoy animal stories from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo along with a special visit from one of our Zoo animals. Programs will be presented by the Orange County Library System storytellers every Wednesday in October and November. This free program is designed for pre-school age children. For more information call 407.323.4450 ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org. Note change of location: Due to flooding from the hurricane the program has been moved from the…

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December 2017

Florida Black Bear Exhibit: Grand RE-Opening at Sanford Zoo!

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$14 - $20

Florida Black Bear Exhibit: Grand RE-Opening at Sanford Zoo! We'll have special keeper talks, activities, and more at the Florida black bear habitat to celebrate the long anticipated re-opening! Keep an eye on our website or like us on Facebook to see more updates about the event. Black bear soft opening: If you can't join us for the special Grand RE-Opening, our black bears will be on exhibit effective immediately, with limited viewing hours beginning in the morning. The time…

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Santa at Sanford Zoo!

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Highway 17-92
Sanford, FL 32771 United States
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$13.75 - $19.50

Santa at Sanford Zoo! Meet Santa at the Zoo during this family-friendly event! There will be cookie decorating, stories from Mrs. Claus, and more holiday surprises! This event is included in general Zoo admission. Additional fees may apply for certain activities. EVENT DETAILS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PLEASE CALL BUSINESS TO VERIFY.

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