Zoo Admission
During this time, the Zoo is open with limited operations and requires a reservation to when purchasing your admission.

To ensure proper social distancing and to best protect our visitors and staff, please be aware of the following:

    *   Available time slots are per person. Please be sure you're selecting the same date and time per ticket type.
    *   Plan-Ahead Pricing! Ticket prices may change daily, based on expected attendance. The price you see today will not be lower on your desired visit date and may increase as that date approaches. Lock in your visit early and save up to $6 per ticket off the full price!
    *   All tickets must be purchased online. Ticket sales will not be conducted on Zoo grounds.
    *  As we receive cancellations or determine that we can accomodate more visitors, spots may become available. Please check back often if your desired date/time are not available.
    *  We have limited walk-up reservations available per half-hour time slot for in person discounts (Hometown Heroes, Reciprocal Zoo Members, SNAP/EBT, military, etc.). Walk-up reservations are first-come/first-served and not guaranteed.


    If you have questions - please feel free to reach out to our Visitor Experience Team. We are happy to help!: info@cincinnatizoo.org.
Admission & Parking
Please select your visit date and entry time below.

Please note: available time slots are for General Admission only. Member availability will vary from what is listed here.

NEW! Add a VIP Animal Experience to your admission. For details, please click here!
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Parking
 
Zoo Parking, per vehicle.
$10.00
VIP Animal Experiences
Get up close and personal with some of your favorite animals! We’re bringing you close enough to care with these special animal experiences. Book yours today!

Please note: these experiences DO NOT include admission.
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Feathered Flights Experience
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 5+ only (Ages 11+ to participate without an adult)

Have you ever wanted to see our feathered friends fly in front of your own eyes? Your group can share a private, small group experience, as you get up close and personal with some of the world’s most beautiful birds!

During this experience your group will be able to stand nose to beak on our bird stage, where the real magic happens! You will see our birds flying, climbing and showing off their natural behaviors! You will be able to take pictures, ask questions and interact with their care staff.
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$30.00
Cheetah Painting and Purrs
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 10+ only (Ages 15+ to participate without an adult) Attendees without tickets will not be admitted or be able to watch this experience. This includes children in arms or strollers.

During this encounter, you will receive an up-close look at one of Cincinnati Zoo’s resident cheetahs.  You’ll learn all about these fast felines from their care team, and then watch as a cheetah creates a “purr”fect painting that you will walk away with!
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$75.00
Elephant Bath for 2 Attendees This is a private experience for 2 people. You will have the option to add participants after purchasing by contacting our experience team. Ages 11+ only (Ages 15+ to experience without an adult) Attendees without tickets will not be admitted or be able to watch this experience. This includes children in arms or strollers.

During this private experience, groups will enter our historic elephant house to participate in the largest bath of their life! Learn all about how we care for elephants, while by working side-by-side with care staff to bathe the largest land mammal on earth!
(2) VIP Animal Experience
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$200.00
Little Blue Penguin Experience
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 10+ only (Must be at least 15 years of age to attend experience alone).

Waddle on in to meet the world's smallest penguin! Standing about a foot tall, our Little Blue Penguins are ready to make a big splash with this encounter.

During this semi-private experience, groups will go behind-the-scenes to meet a Little Blue Penguin from our colony. A member from their care team will help guide this experience as you learn all about these pint-sized penguins.
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$50.00
Rentals
Limited rentals now available online for your Zoo visit!
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Single Stroller Rental
 
Select Date/Time
$10.00
Double Stroller Rental
 
Select Date/Time
$14.00
Manual Wheelchair Rental
 
Select Date/Time
$10.00
Electric Wheelchair Rental
 
Select Date/Time
$30.00
Electric Wheelchair w/ Canopy Rental
 
Select Date/Time
$40.00

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