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Plan Your Visit

Buy online to save time at the zoo and avoid lines!

We strongly recommend for you to purchase your tickets online in advance of your visit. Masks are required indoors for guests (ages 5+) who are not fully vaccinated.

For information about disability accommodations and other safety protocols, see the Guest FAQ.



*Timed-entry will no longer apply to ticket holders or members beginning Monday, July 12, 2021. If you currently hold a timed-entry ticket for any date following July 12, 2021 that ticket can now be used on the date and time of your choosing (expires 1 year after date of purchase).


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Admission Rates

Current prices are valid through September 30, 2021


Today - September 6, 2021

Open Daily

9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

September 7 - 30, 2021

Open Daily

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Parking fees do not apply for any vehicle displaying a valid disabled parking placard, in any WPZ parking space.

Parking Rates

$6 for first 2 hours; $2 each additional hour
$12.00 maximum daily rate
(+ taxes and fees)

Find out more about getting to the zoo

Discount for Persons with Disabilities

$2 off regular admission, 1:1 aides are complimentary.

Learn more about accessibility at the zoo



Note to Visitors

Most exhibits are open, and there are dining and shopping experiences to enjoy and restrooms available for your convenience.

Temporary Closures

The Komodo dragon's will be off view while their exhibit is undergoing renovations.

Upcoming Re-Openings

Please note some areas of the zoo are temporarily closed, including some indoor buildings and high-touch areas such as:

Zoomazium (reopens Fall 2021), Tropical Rain Forest building, Historic Carousel (reopens Summer 2021), South ZooStore, Willawong Station, Bug World, Molbak’s Butterfly Garden (reopens Summer 2022), All playgrounds, Mother’s/Nursing room, Face painting, Kiosks




Please respect other guests at the zoo as well as the zoo animals:

  • The zoo is a non-smoking facility

  • For the safety of our animals, no pets—except for service animals—are allowed on zoo grounds. See the service animal guidelines

  • Stay on marked paths and areas.

  • Do not throw food or objects into exhibits.

  • Do not tap on glass or otherwise stress the animals.

  • Be quiet near exhibits.

  • Use recycling, compost and trash containers throughout the zoo.

  • For the safety of our animals and visitors, please: No balloons, barbecues, balls, weapons, radios, skates, skateboards, bicycles, flying discs, scooters, straws, lids or alcohol