Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Tampa, Florida area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Tampa: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Tampa Kids
Apollo Beach Nature Preserve

The South Shore area offers a different type of beach experience. Visitors are not permitted to swim ...

6760 Surfside Boulevard, Apollo Beach, Florida, 33572
Bakas Equestrian Center

The Bakas Equestrian Center hosts riding lessons for children and adults who have physical and/or me ...

11510 Whisper Lake Trail, Tampa, Florida, 33626
Big Cat Rescue Sanctuary

Big Cat Rescue, a non profit educational sanctuary, is devoted to rescuing and providing a permanent ...

12802 Easy Street, Tampa, Florida, 33625
Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is the ultimate theme park providing unrivaled excitement for the perfect f ...

10165 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, Florida, 33612
Camp Bayou Outdoor Learning Center

Camp Bayou is open from Thursday- Saturday from 9am-2pm for recreational pursuits such as wildlife w ...

4202 24th St Se, Ruskin, Florida, 33570
Croc Encounters

Croc Encounters is a non-profit sanctuary dedicated to rescuing unwanted reptiles. Croc Encounters o ...

8703 Bowles Rd., Tampa, Florida, 33737
Florida Aquarium, The

Come discover one of the best aquariums in the country at The Florida Aquarium in beautiful downtown ...

701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, Florida, 33602
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida has 3 million acres of freshwater lakes, 12,000 miles of rivers and streams, and more than 8 ...

620 S Meridian St, Tallahassee, Florida
Giraffe Ranch

Have you ever fed a giraffe? Have you ever smelled their grassy breath? These are memories that will ...

38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, Florida, 33523
Grady Goat Yoga Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay's Original Goat Yoga..the HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH! Join us every weekend for Grady Goat Yo ...

12551 Franklin Road, Thonotosassa, Fl, 33592
Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (GFBWT) is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife C ...

HorsePower for Kids, Inc.

Horse Power for Kids offers an ideal country setting for people of all ages to experience life on a ...

8005 S. Racetrack Rd, Tampa, Florida, 33635
Nanny’s Educational Zoo And Rescue

We want kids to interact with animals and learn about them in a fun atmosphere. Open weekends.

1139 Livingston Rd, Lutz, Florida, 33559
Noah's Ark On Wheels & Noahs Ark Farm

We bring farm fun to you and/or let you come have some 'farm fun' here! We offer: farm parties, pa ...

12971 Tyler Run Ave, Odessa, Florida
Old McMicky's Farm

Relax, breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the great outdoors at Old McMicky’s Farm. Enjoy a fun-fill ...

9612 Crescent Drive, Odessa, Florida, 33556
Suncoast Primate Sanctuary

The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization home to over 10 ...

4600 Alternate Highway 19, Palm Harbor, Fl, 34683
Sweet Blossom Alpaca Farm

Farm Tour/Lunch Sweet Blossom Alpacas provides tours of the farm by appointment only. You'll get to ...

Open Season: Limited hours in the summer
37543 Pappy Road, Dade City, FL, 33523
USF Botanical Gardens

The USF Botanical Gardens is part of the Department of Geography, Environment and Planning in the Co ...

12210 USF Pine Dr, Tampa, Florida, 33620
Wayward Mustang Horsemanship Barn Experience and Meet and Greet

We are a mother-daughter team who are passionate about children and animals. We are a homeschool, fo ...

18731 Crescent Road, Odessa, FL, 33556
Wonders of Nature

Stay right where you are, we come to you! Wonders of Nature is a fun and educational wildlife sho ...

Mobile in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Manatee Counties, FL
Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is today ranked the number one zoo in the U.S. Natural outdoor exhibits for m ...

1101 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, Florida, 33604