Brevard Zoo is conveniently located in Central Florida’s Brevard County. We are ½ mile east of I-95 off exit 191 in Melbourne, only 20 miles south of Port Canaveral and Cocoa Beach, and 60 miles east of Orlando.How did the Brevard Zoo get its money?
Through the Tourism Development Council, they committed a $2.5 million loan to be paid back with 15% of the one-third penny hotel tax. Another fundraising effort included the establishment of a 303-member Founder's Society that helped the Zoo match a $500,000 grant from the state.How old do you have to be to go to the Brevard Zoo?
Members must schedule an entry time online prior to visiting. These reservations are FREE. A reservation is needed for each member of your party three years of age and older Tickets times available are from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.What are the best things to do in Melbourne Florida?
Brevard Zoo Linear Park It combines history with the natural beauty of wetlands in Central Florida. 7. Wickham Park More than 60 geocaches of all kinds crammed into this nearly one square mile park. 8. Florida Tech Botanical Garden At one time over 400 Palm tree species graced the Florida Tech campus.