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Covid-19 Update & Your Safety


Croc Encounters is re-open and welcoming visitors once again for guided tours by reservation.

Guided tours are offered seven days a week at designated times throughout the day. Our tour guides will take you on an unforgettable adventure through the facility where you will get up-close and personal with our animals. While you learn about fascinating reptiles you will experience several interactive encounters including multiple feeding opportunities.

To ensure safety of our guests and staff we have some important changes below.

  • ️Admission is limited to guided tours only
  • ️Guided tours are only available by ADVANCE reservation to manage capacity limits
  • Tour capacity is limited to small groups to provide for physical distancing between groups
  • Payments are required in advance to minimize touch points at entrance building
  • Reservations and payments can be made by calling the main number 813-217-4400
  • No refunds will be given however rescheduling will be allowed
  • Guests will not be admitted prior to reservation time
  • Playground area will be closed until further notice
  • Complete private tours are available for additional fee

Your safety and well being is our top priory!

In addition to our normal cleaning routine we continue to frequently sanitizing bathrooms, door handles, sinks, counters and railings throughout the facility.

Soap is fully stocked and monitored throughout the day as we encourage all guests and staff to frequently wash hands for at least 20 seconds upon entering and leaving the facility.

All staff including tour guides are required to wear face masks. Guests are also encouraged to wear face masks during their visit.

Physical distancing of at least 6 feet between parties and tour guides is required.

Our staff members including volunteers are prohibited from reporting to the facility while sick and without self-quarantine if they have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

Please keep in mind that your visit is what helps keep our facility running and animals fed and cared for.

Call ahead to schedule a tour 7 days a week during select times.

Please help to share that we are now open!