Animal Encounters

This page lists places in the Orlando, Florida area where kids can interact with or observe animals including: pets, farm animals, zoo animals and animals in the wild.
Kids Orlando: Animal Encounters - Fun 4 Orlando Kids
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Aquatica, SeaWorld's Waterpark

Aquatica Orlando is a sister park of SeaWorld Orlando and Discovery Cove. The park is themed to the southern Pacific, and features Australian and New ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
5800 Water Play Way, Orlando, FL, 32821
Audobon Center for Birds of Prey

Audubon Center focuses on the rescue, medical treatment, rehabilitation and release of Florida's raptors. Open to the public, Audubon Center for Bird ...

Area: Northeast (Winter Park/Maitland/UCF/Waterford Lakes/ Christmas)
1101 Audubon Way, Maitland, FL, 32751
Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge

Our mission at Back To Nature Wildlife Refuge is to rescue, raise, rehabilitate and release injured or orphaned Florida Native species and to provide ...

Area: Southeast (Conway/Lake Nona/Orlando International Airport)
10525 Clapp Simms Duda Rd., Orlando, FL, 32832
C.A.R.E. Foundation

The CARE Foundation provides non-releasable animals with safe, permanent homes, and educates the public on wildlife and their conservation. The CARE ...

Area: Northwest (Apopka/Ocoee/Winter Garden)
4609 West Ponkan Road, Apopka, FL, 32712
Campsites at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Tri-Circle D Rancch

Stroll through the stables to see Cinderella’s Ponies and the majestic horses of Main Street, U.S.A.. You can watch the blacksmith make horseshoes and ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
4510 North Fort Wilderness Trail, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove is a one-of-a-kind experience where you can swim with bottlenose dolphins, feed tropical birds, play inches from a family of otters, an ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
6000 Discovery Cove Way, Orlando, FL, 32821
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Encounter exotic animals, and experience exciting thrills and attractions at Disney's Animal Kingdom park, one of 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World R ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
2901 Osceola Pkwy, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 32830
Exotic Animal Experience in Orlando

Exotic Animal Experience is one of the most unique, hands on, interactive animal encounters in Florida! Our animals have been brought up here from inf ...

Area: Northeast (Winter Park/Maitland/UCF/Waterford Lakes/ Christmas)
Quinlan St., Orlando, FL, 32833
Gator Golf  Adventure Park Gators

18 hole miniature golf. Our 18 hole mini-golf course winds around Gator Lagoon, home to over two hundred alligators! With a variety of animal exhibits ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
6586 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819
Gatorland

Gatorland provides affordable family fun while showcasing thousands of alligators and crocodiles including four extremely rare leucistic "white" allig ...

Area: Northern Osceola (Kissimmee/St. Cloud/Celebration)
14501 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL, 32837
Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

Situated on the north end of Lake Tohopekaliga (known to most as Lake Toho), this narrow, shoreline park offers great birding for beginners, families ...

Area: Northern Osceola (Kissimmee/St. Cloud/Celebration)
201 Lakeview Dr., Kissimmee, FL, 34741
Green Meadows Farm

Green Meadows Petting Farm offers a touching experience minutes from Orlando for children of all ages. We have a fun combination of rides and farm ani ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
1368 South Poinciana Blvd, Kissimmee, FL, 34746
Jungle Adventures

Jungle Adventures, A Real Florida Animal Park is the natural habitat jungle home of our rare Florida Panthers, Black Bears, Wolves, White-Tailed Deer, ...

Area: Northeast (Winter Park/Maitland/UCF/Waterford Lakes/ Christmas)
26205 E. Colonial Dr., Christmas, FL, 32709
Kissimmee Go-Karts Alligators

While visiting us, you will surely come upon our pool full of gators! Yes, they ARE real and yes you can feed them! You can get up close and watch as ...

Area: Northern Osceola (Kissimmee/St. Cloud/Celebration)
4708 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL, 34746
Lost Caverns Adventure Golf Gators

Chart a course through a lush tropical locale, over mountain trails, and into mysterious caves! Search for amazing artifacts such as the lavender diam ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
6312 International Drive., Orlando, FL, 32819
Moss Park Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail Hiking

This trail is located inside Moss Park. This 2,000-mile, self-guided highway trail connects and unifies 515 birding and wildlife viewing sites through ...

Area: Southeast (Conway/Lake Nona/Orlando International Airport)
12901 Moss Park Rd., Orlando, FL, 32832
Pirate's Life Shark Fishing, LLC

Pirate's Life Shark Fishing, LLC provides a family-friendly, land-based fishing experience, offering up-close, hands-on interactions with native shark ...

Reptile World Serpentarium

Reptile World Serpentarium,offers visitors one of the finest snakes of the world exhibits in the country. Cobras, Mambas, Rattlesnakes, giant pythons ...

Area: Northern Osceola (Kissimmee/St. Cloud/Celebration)
5705 E. Irlo Bronson Mem. Hwy., St. Cloud, FL, 34771
Sealife Orlando Aquarium

SEA LIFE Orlando will transport you into a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures! From face-to-face encounters wi ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
8449 International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819
SeaWorld

We are a leading theme park and entertainment company that blends imagination with nature and enables our guests to celebrate, connect with, and care ...

Area: Southwest (Gotha/Windermere/Dr. Phillips/Lake Buena Vista/theme park area)
7007 Sea World Dr., Orlando, FL, 32821
Wekiva Springs State Park Wildlife Viewing

Located at the headwaters of the Wekiva River, the beautiful vistas within this park offer a glimpse of what Central Florida looked like when Timucuan ...

Area: Northwest (Apopka/Ocoee/Winter Garden)
1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, FL, 32712
Wild Florida

Get up close and personal with more than 200 animals in the Middle of Nowhere! Take your time exploring the interesting habits and heritage of our an ...

3301 Lake Cypress Rd., Kenansville, FL, 34739