Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens


The Jacksonville Zoo presents a multitude of shooting opportunities with it's many and varied exhibits featuring differing species from all parts of the world along with those native to Florida.  The walk through trail system featured in the Tiger exhibit presents unique settings to capture.

The Gardens present varying settings including an African savanna and an oriental bamboo garden. These along with the various flower beds, hardscape, and shade providing trees local to Florida many differing venues for shooting.


February 18, 2023

9:00 AM

Admission Fees

Advance online tickets are required. Tickets can be scanned from your phone. 

Credit and debit cards must be used for all purchases.

Seniors  $27.95  Adult $29.95


In the event of rain, rain checks for the day will not be issued. 




370 Zoo Parkway

Jacksonville FL 32218

Contact -   Dave Wholey
904 322 4004

Parking Info - The Zoo has ample parking on site.

Entrance Info - At the Zoo Entrance


Great place to include carpool information, if applicable


Lunch will be planned based on member's request.


Schedule of Events

We will meet at the Zoo entrance at 9:00 AM. There will be no organized event during our time there. We will proceed through the exhibits and Gardens at our own pace.

We will meet up at the main exit at 11:30 for those wishing to join up for lunch.


Outline the suggested gear for this outing.  Some outings allow for tripods, while others don't. Some outings allow for wheeled camera bags, while others don't. Etc.

Other Tips

Is the area handicapped accessible? Should I bring bug spray? Should I get there early to claim a good spot? Etc.


Include driving directions from Jacksonville in this area.

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