Find ways to save on your next visit. Your admission supports Woodland Park Zoo’s mission to save animals and their habitats.


Discounts apply to daytime admission only, excludes all other separately ticketed events.


Discount for Persons with Disabilities

$2 Off Regular Admission

1:1 aides are complimentary, you do not need to reserve an online ticket for your aide, they will be accommodated at the zoo entrance.



Seattle CityPASS®

Spend Less, Experience More

Save 47% off admission at Seattle’s top 5 attractions with CityPASS®. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. One easy purchase and mobile ticket delivery saves you time and money.

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Seattle CityPASS (Español)

Con los tickets Seattle CityPASS ahorrarás un 47% o más en la entrada al Woodland Park Zoo y a otras 4 atracciones principales de Seattle. Para obtener información y para compra boletos traducidos al Español, visite el sitio web traducido,


Additional Discounts

Military Discount

$3 discount for valid US military ID holders and up to six (6) guests, available online and at zoo entrances. Must present valid active duty, veteran, retired, or dependent military ID for entry. This discount is for US military personnel only.

Age Friendly Seattle Gold or FLASH Cards

Available online through Age Friendly Seattle, or at 206.684.0648, Gold Cards are for individuals age 60+ and FLASH Cards are for people with disabilities, age 18-59. Admission fee is 75% off regular admission prices. Gold or FLASH Card required.

Kid at Heart

presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union


Calling all the Young and Young at Heart!

Become a kid at heart at Woodland Park Zoo!

Enjoy all the wonder of wild animals and wild places throughout our 92-acre urban oasis.

All tickets (up to 5000 per day) sold on the designated dates will be sold at child admission pricing. Pricing will reflect the child ticket price on the date selected and may fluctuate based on flexible pricing. Once the 5000 tickets are sold, prices will revert to regular admission prices for adults.

Become a Kid at Heart

Kid at Heart Upcoming Dates:

October 1 and 2, 2023
October 8 and 9, 2023

Restrictions: Cannot be used with any other discount. Valid only for the date and time selected. If Kid at Heart tickets are sold out, tickets may still be purchased for that date at full price. Kid at Heart tickets are non-refundable. This cannot be combined with any other discount or special offer.

Explorer Pass

For Foster and Kindship Families* or Recipients of EBT/Washington Quest, P-EBT or WIC Assistance


Must be Purchased in Person at the Zoo

Washington residents only

A deeply discounted membership for foster and kinship families* or recipients of EBT/Washington Quest, P-EBT or WIC assistance (Washington residents only).

Explorer Pass memberships must be purchased in person at the zoo. Both new and renewing Explorer Pass members will need to provide current proof of EBT/P-EBT/WIC assistance or foster family or kinship caregiver status for verification** and a valid form of photo ID that matches their verification document.


Please note: This membership cannot be combined with any other discounts. Discover Ticket purchases can be applied toward an Explorer Pass membership on the day of the Discover Ticket visit at the membership desk. All other ticket purchases from previous or day of visits are unable to be applied. Membership is active at the time of purchase.

* Any foster parent or kinship caregiver providing care for a child placed through a dependency action in a Washington state or tribal court and who is in the care and custody of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, or tribal child welfare agency.

**Acceptable forms of verification include: Washington Quest card (EBT), Pandemic EBT card (P-EBT), WIC voucher/card or appointment folder, DSHS kinship caregiver card, DCYF caregiver authorization form, foster caregiver license certificate or ID card.

Discover Ticket

For Foster and Kinship Families* or Recipients of EBT/Washington Quest, P-EBT or WIC Assistance


The $5 Discover Ticket is available for foster and kinship families* or recipients of EBT/Washington Quest, P-EBT or WIC assistance. Valid for daytime admission, excludes all other separately ticketed events.

Like our general admission tickets, Discover Ticket can be reserved in advance. You can go to and select the Discover Ticket ticket type to receive the $5 ticket option or come to the zoo to purchase your Discover Ticket.

Limit of six per family, limited to Washington state residents, who have Washington state issued proof of verification.

Valid verification** and photo ID that matches the verification document must be provided along with tickets prior to entry. At least one adult must present verification. If you do not have valid verification and a valid photo ID at entry, you will not permitted to enter the zoo at that time without first upgrading to a full-price general admission ticket.




Community Access Program

Community Access Program (CAP) provides free daytime admission tickets to nonprofits, foundations and government entities serving under-resourced communities.

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School Group Discounts

Self-guided field trips are available to any group visiting for an educational purpose.

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Discount Group Rates

Groups purchasing twenty (20) or more tickets in a single transaction are eligible for 10% off.

No advance reservation needed, available online and at zoo entrances

The group discount rate is great for:

  • Associations
  • Small companies
  • Churches and other faith-based organizations
  • Reunions
  • Travel groups
  • Youth groups

Corporate Discount

For Companies with 100+ Employees

Companies with 100 or more employees can sign up for our new Online Ticket Discount Program enabling the purchase of admission tickets and much more online at our best year-round discount price 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. General admission tickets are valid during regular operating hours any day the zoo is open to the public, plus your employees will skip the ticket line at the zoo! 

Ready to join? 

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School Group Rates

For school groups, please refer to our field trip information for school rates.

Plan a school field trip

Our Mission

Woodland Park Zoo saves wildlife and inspires everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.

Land Acknowledgment

Woodland Park Zoo recognizes that these are the lands of the Tribal signatories of the Treaty of Point Elliott. We acknowledge their stewardship of this place continues to this day and that it is our responsibility to join them to restore the relationship with the living world around us.

Humane Certification
Seattle Parks & Recreation
Association of Zoos & Aquariums

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