Plan Your Visit




April 11 – May 23 and September 2 – October 4

Daily: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Last admission: at 4:00 p.m.; grounds close at 5:00 p.m.


Memorial Day Weekend (May 23) – Labor Day (September 7) 

Daily:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Last admission: 5:00 p.m.; grounds close 6:00 p.m.


Special Late Night Fridays: June 26, July 24, & August 28 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; last admission 7:00 p.m.; grounds close 8:00 p.m.


October through March - CLOSED


 Admission Prices: 



Adults (13-61):           $7.25 (includes tax)

Seniors (62 & over):   $5.75 (includes tax)

Children (4-12):          $4.25 (includes tax)

Children (3 & under):  FREE

Zoo Members:            FREE (with membership card)

Parking:                      FREE


Group Rates (schools, scouts, and groups of 20 or more) 

Adults (13-61):               $6.25 (includes tax)

Seniors (62 & over):   $4.75 (includes tax)

Children (4-12):          $3.75 (includes tax)

Children (3 & under):  Free


  • Wagons, strollers, and electric wheelchairs may be rented for $4.00 each.
  • Manual wheelchairs are free to use and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  
  • We accept VISA, Mastercard and Discover







Daily Events:


Keeper Chats:


Explore the zoo's residents in greater detail during discussions led by the zoo keepers. Presentations change daily, so view the Keeper Chats board next to the Quarters for Conservation booth for the daily topics.


Daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day
10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. 



Animal Encounters Show:

Meet our animal ambassadors up close and learn about their unique features.  


Memorial Day through Labor Day


      1:30 p.m.                       every day

      11:00 a.m.& 1:30pm     Saturdays

      1:30 & 3:30 p.m.           Sundays



Penguin Feedings:

Watch our colony of penguins as they feed on fish at Penguin Cove.

  • 10:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.daily





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The Explorer Station Gift Shop is open during zoo hours and offers a wide variety of keepsake items

including:  plush animals, puzzles, t-shirts, and jewelry.



Visit our Kookaburra Kafe for a drink and a bite to eat while taking a break in the shade at the “Tent on the Green”