We love coming up with fun activities for you and your family near WaterGrass in Wesley Chapel, Florida, and because the Pasco area is packed with opportunities, we never seem to have trouble finding something new. Since most families have at least one person fascinated by animals, we’ve decided to focus on nearby zoos or animal adventures. Check out these wild family outings today!

Dade City’s Wild Things

This 22-acre zoo includes over 200 animals on exhibit, including tigers, bears, lions, monkeys, otters, birds and more. Enjoy a “Sunken Jungle Trek” or have a thrilling jungle safari ride, and enjoy a hands-on encounter with a lion cub, tiger cub, skunk, gator or monkey. You can also swim with a gator or a tiger!
Cost: $15-$33 Adults; $13-25 Children
Location: 37245 Meridian Avenue, Dade City, FL 33525

Giraffe Ranch Farm Tours

Tour this licensed working 47 acre ranch with exotic species via 4-wheel drive vehicle or on a camel back safari. Feed a giraffe, pet a camel, and get a close view of a rhino. Learn about native and exotic animals and their habitats from your safari guide. Tours run twice daily at 11 am and 2 pm, last between 1 and 1.5 hours, and are by appointment.
Cost: $70 Adults, $60 Children
Location: 38650 Mickler Rd., Dade City, FL 33523

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