The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens in Sanford, Florida has over 400 exciting animal attractions and a great mix of education and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Have a close encounter with the the elephants at feeding times. Take your swimsuit, towel and suncream to experience the Wharton-Smith Tropical Splash Ground – a unique water playground featuring animal inspired water fountains, rain trees and a fun water tunnel.
With a separate charge, you can visit ZOOm Air Adventure Park – explore the surrounding forest from an animal’s perspective on the aerial treetop adventure course with rope bridges and thrilling ziplines.
The Central Florida Zoo is about 60-90 minutes away from most of our Orlando rental villas and is located just off junction 104 of Interstate 4 (I4) and is a very easy drive.