Things to know before your visit:


  • Remember to pack a mask. Masks are required for guests ages six and up. If you don't have a mask, they are available for purchase at the Zoo.
  • Watch for one-way directional signage in some higher-traffic areas of the Zoo. Some indoor animal habitats will not be open at this time.
  • INDOOR restaurants are closed at this time. There are various food options throughout the zoo as well as open air retail offerings.
  • Playgrounds are closed at this time for the health and well-being of all visitors and staff.
  • The Cincinnati Zoo is open daily from 1pm-9pm.
  • The Safari Train and Carousel are open daily from 2:30pm-9pm.
  • In an effort to reduce contact points and continue modeling behavior as the Greenest Zoo in America, we have eliminated all paper maps. Instead, a digital version can be accessed via signage throughout the Zoo and a link from your confirmation & pre-visit emails.
  • All ticket sales are final. Exchanges are subject to availability and may result in additional charges.

Please Note: Your transaction is NOT complete until you reach the confirmation page stating that your order is complete with a confirmation number.

Groups 15+ Admission - Plan Ahead Pricing
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:

  1. Available time slots are per person. Please be sure you're selecting the same date and time per ticket type.
  2. 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!
  3. If you plan to park in a Zoo parking lot, please select a parking ticket on the following page.
  4. All tickets must be purchased online. Ticket sales will not be conducted on Zoo grounds.
  5. To allow for proper planning and changes to best accommodate all visitors- reservations may be made for up to a week from today.
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  7. If you do not see today's date, it is because all available slots have been reserved. Please pick a different date to visit us.

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
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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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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 5+ only (Ages 11+ to participate without an adult)

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)

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
 
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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
 
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$30.00
Electric Wheelchair w/ Canopy Rental
 
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$40.00

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