Groups 15+ Admission - Plan Ahead Pricing


  1. Zoo members do not require a reservation.
  2. Masks are optional for fully vaccinated people. Masks are only required in some close human-animal contact areas
  3. 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 group price!
  4. Parking is $10 and must be paid at the Zoo at any ticketing window or in the parking lot. Both cash and credit cards are accepted.

If you have questions - please feel free to reach out to our Visitor Experience Team. We are happy to help!: info@cincinnatizoo.org.
Admission
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Adult
 
Ages 13-61
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Child
 
Ages 2-12 (Under 2 is FREE)
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Senior
 
Ages 62+
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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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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 10+ only (Ages 15+ to experience without an adult)

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!  

Please note: This experience is non-refundable, and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time. All participants must wear masks and closed-toe shoes.
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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.

•This ticket is only good for this program, and a separate admission ticket is required to enter the zoo.
•Please arrive at the experience 10 minutes before the encounter time.
•For this experience, please plan to meet attendant in the Welcome Center located just inside the main entrance.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
•Only ticket holders will be permitted to attend this experience.
•All participants will be required to wear a mask for this experience. At this time we cannot accommodate any medical exemptions, or face shields.
•Attendees without tickets will not be admitted or be able to watch this experience. This includes children in arms or strollers.
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$50.00
Sloth Feeding Experience
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 5+ only (Must be at least 15 years of age to attend experience alone).

Slow down and enjoy a personal 15 minute encounter with ‘Moe’, one of our zoo’s two-toed sloths. You’ll learn all about his natural history while you offer Moe some tasty treats.

•Participants will be required to wear masks that completely covers both mouth and nose. At this time we cannot accommodate face shields or any medical exemptions. This experience is ADA accessible.
•This ticket is only good for this program, and a separate admission ticket is required to enter the zoo. Attendees without tickets will not be admitted or be able to watch this experience. This includes children in arms or strollers.
•This experience is non-refundable, and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
•Only ticket holders will be permitted to attend this experience. We are currently requiring reservations with our general admission tickets. If you cannot book a reservation before 3:00pm, you will still be allowed to enter the zoo at 2:45pm as long as you have both your general admission ticket and sloth feeding ticket. After the encounter, you are welcome to stay for the remainder of the day even if your admission ticket had a later entry time.
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$50.00
Penguin Point Feeding Experience
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 15+ only (Must be at least 10 years of age to attend experience alone).

Put your fish tossing abilities to the test as you help feed breakfast to the birds at penguin point. African Penguins and Cormorants will dive in to see what you’ve brought to the daily menu.

•This ticket is only good for this program, and a separate admission ticket is required to enter the zoo. Attendees without tickets will not be admitted or be able to watch this experience. This includes children in arms or strollers.
•We cannot accommodate strollers or wheelchairs on this experience.
•This experience is non- refundable, and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
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$15.00
Rentals
Limited rentals now available online for your Zoo visit!
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Single Stroller Rental
 
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$10.00
Double Stroller Rental
 
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$14.00
Manual Wheelchair Rental
 
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$10.00
Electric Wheelchair Rental
 
Must be at least 18 years of age to rent/operate the ECV.
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$30.00

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