Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens is at 3755 N.W. US 17/92. The park contains more than 500 animals representing 205 species of mammals, birds, insects, reptiles and a children's zoo as well as a miniature train, a carousel and a playground. The Tropical Splash Ground includes animal water features, raining trees, a water tunnel and a bucket dump. Guests can take a cell phone audio tour, ride a camel, feed a giraffe or have a behind-the-scenes rhinoceros encounter. Educational chats and animal shows take place daily. ZOOm Air Adventure Park, a zip line and obstacle course, is on the grounds.
Picnicking is permitted only in designated areas.
Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.