Sloth Encounter

The Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center’s Two-toed sloths are awaiting your visit! You’ll have the opportunity to touch the soft fur and take photos of this memorable experience. Expert trainers will provide insight into the care and upbringing of sloths, and help you to learn more about sloths and the importance of conserving them in the wild. You can meet a sloth up-close on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday beginning at 10:30am and Sundays at 12:00 pm!

Two-toed Sloth Conservation

Conservation Status: Least concern

Since July 1, 2019, Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center has offered a Sloth Encounter, an exclusive and one of a kind animal encounter with Sid. While this experience make dreams come true for guest, a portion of funds raised by the Sloth Encounter will be donated to the conservation and preservation of wild Sloths in Costa Rica.

Information and Pricing

  • $50 per person + general admission.
  • Ages 8 and up. Children 15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult over 18 years of age.
  • Advance registration guarantees your experience. Same-day registration is based on program availability and cannot be guaranteed. Programs may sell out early for holidays and special weekends.

Call 727-329-8751 to book TODAY!

Tickets for special encounters are non-refundable and non-transferrable to a different day/time. At the Alligator & Wildlife Discovery Center, we give our animals the choice to participate in interactive experiences with caring guests, like you! Please provide your contact information when booking your encounter. If our animal ambassador needs a day of rest, we will contact you to reschedule your encounter. The comfort and safety of our animals and our guests is always our top priority. Thank you for understanding!