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Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3701 Bay Shore Road
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Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Since 1939, the lush tropical paradise at Sarasota Jungle Gardens has been a home to more than 200 native and exotic animals.

Jungle Garden's animals include birds of prey, a variety of parrots and macaws, free roaming flamingos, primates, small mammals, snakes, lizards, iguanas, crocodiles and other reptiles. Many of the animals found their home here through approved donations, rehabilitation centers or through state and federal agencies all wanting to ensure animals have a safe environment and permanent, caring home.

Read our blog article about our visit to Sarasota Jungle Gardens. 

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Visitors have an opportunity to hand-feed the free-roaming flamingos!

New additions to Jungle Gardens animal family include a sheep, a baby ring tailed lemur, a bearded dragon, a prairie dog, a blue-tongued skink, a black-throated monitor lizard and many other slithering critters you won't want to miss.

Sarasota Jungle Gardens also features 10 acres of tropical vegetation, and jungle trails.

Take in one of the interactive educational and entertaining wildlife, bird, or reptile shows. Be sure to catch Frosty the cockatoo’s twice-a-day act when he performs his bicycle, unicycle and scooter tricks! Frosty appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1960 and recently celebrated his 80th birthday. 

Enjoy lunch, ice cream or a snack in their air conditioned café, or dine outside on picnic tables under the shaded tree hammock. Also features a children's playground and gift shop.  

A visit to Sarasota Jungle Gardens is a fun escape from the beach and a Must Do for all ages. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff has received rave reviews from all over the world.

Winner of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for consistently receiving outstanding traveler Reviews. They were also the 2016 Sarasota Readers' Choice winner of "Best Local Children's Attraction".

Show Schedule

Wildlife Wonder: Features red tail hawks and various species of owls abd other small mammals. 11:00 a.m.

Reptile Encounter: Hold an alligator after the show or even get a photo with one! 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  

Jungle Bird Show: Parrots, Cockatiels, Macaws and more performing. 1:00 p.m.

The Gardens are handicap accessible. Child strollers and manual wheelchairs available for rental in the Gift Shop for a fee. Service Animals only.

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Open year round from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday between September 15 and November 30. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Sarasota Jungle Gardens

3701 Bay Shore Road

Sarasota, Florida 34234

Phone: 941.355.5305

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941.355.5305 • 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL • Exp. 2017-01-31