The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens hosts Northeast Florida’s only “walking safari.” The zoo offers over 2,000 unique animal species. Everything from komodo dragons to cassowaries, from sting rays to condors, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has it. Full list of animals and plants on display.
The zoo sponsors and co-hosts many interactive educational experiences for both kids and adults. Event list here. Or just come to experience the zoo for what it is without adornment.
Although not as economical as other places featured on this site, Jax Zoo is worth the admission fee. They have discounted rates for veterans, children and students.
The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’ vision: “Inspiring discovery and appreciation of the Earth’s wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment.”
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218