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Dade City

Dade City's Wild Things Zoo

A zoo that brings you closer than ever to some magnificent animals on our guided Sunken Jungle Trek or Jungle Safari Ride along where you will have amazing animal encounters with tiger cubs, monkeys and more. Home of the internationally seen “Swim with a Tiger” or “Tampa Bay’s Mystery Monkey.” 

Address: 37237 Meridian Avenue, Dade City

Phone: 352-567-WILD



Giraffe Ranch

Feed giraffe, zebra, lemurs and other animals in a safari-style adventure at this working ranch and wildlife preserve located on 47 acres north of Dade City. The ultimate eco-tour, Giraffe Ranch is open by reservation only and offers two tours per day, plus special educational programs for schools. 

Address: 38650 Mickler Road, Dade City 

Phone: 813-482-3400


Wesley Chapel

Crystal Springs Preserve

Visit a a 525-acre sanctuary devoted to environmental education and dedicated to the preservation of Florida's natural environment. Featured within the preserve is a Magnitude 2 Spring System, discharging 40 million gallons of water per day. Tour a magnificent wildlife viewing area, miles of wooded trails, river boardwalks, a unique nature center and extensive butterfly gardens. 

Address: 1609 Crystal Springs Preserve, Crystal Springs

Phone: 813-715-9707