Brevard Zoo

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940


Brevard Zoo is home to more than 650 animals, representing 165 species. Feed gentle giraffe and lorikeets, go kayaking or take a paddle boat ride and ride the train. Get wet in Paws On, enjoy daily animal encounters and be sure to experience our rhino encounters.

Mission and Values

Brevard Zoo is a small zoo that does big things. Our mission is “Wildlife Conservation through Education and Participation.” To support that mission, we focus on:

- Providing top quality care for our animals
- Offering unique opportunities for guests to experience nature both on- and off-site
- Actively participating with Brevard County Public Schools to develop education programs that serve diverse audiences with authentic learning activities
- Supporting critical research and field conservation projects both locally and abroad

Brevard Zoo has accreditation and membership with industry-leading organizations, and often receives grant support from these institutions:

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