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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo has several fun rides, for all ages, to enhance your Zoo visit.
Catch a wild ride on the Tasmanian Tiger Family Coaster or bump, splash
and spin on the Outback Bumper Boats!

Mechanical rides are included with your Zoo admission!
The Zoo has eight rides that are included with your admission! Plus, you can ride them as often as you’d like during your day at the Zoo.*


Buckle up and hit the “Aussie highway” in this new ride for children in Wallaroo Station!

Children must be between 36" - 48" tall to ride. Sorry, no adults.

The Overland Express in Wallaroo Station is a classic locomotive train ride named after "The Overland," one of Australia's great trains.

Children must be 4 years of age to ride alone. Children under 4 years of age must accompanied by an adult.


Get ready to bump, splash and spin! Bumper boats are now open in Wallaroo Station.

Children must be at least 3 years old to ride. Minimum height is 30in. Maximum height is 48in. Maximum weight is 90 pounds.

Enjoy guided safari tours with the Africa Expedition Company. Climb aboard the custom-made safari vehicle for a 15-minute long narrated ride. The open-air tram departs from the Safari Africa Plaza and offers behind-the-scenes views of dozens of African animals, including the Zoo's elephant herd, Patas monkeys and more.

Any rider under 54" must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Get your mates and hop on board for a wild ride! This family-friendly roller coaster takes you on ups and downs in the down under - Wallaroo Station.

Children must be at least 36" tall, 3 years old and be able to hold onto the lap bar to ride. Children under 48" tall must be accompanied by an adult.

At Boomer's Flyin' Bananas in Wallaroo Station, kids can soar high in their own flying banana! The bananas "fly" in a circular motion, and children can use control levers to move them up and down.

Children must be at least 3 years old & less than 100 pounds to ride.


Round and round you go on this colorful carousel. Take a ride on a cheetah, manatee, elephant or another exotic creature.

Children under 36" must be accompanied by a standing adult.



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