Zoo Admission
Tickets are non-refundable.

    *   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!
    *   Parking is $10 and can be paid at any parking kiosk or via Scan to Pay QR codes posted around the lots. Credit cards are accepted.
    *   All ticket sales are final. Exchanges are subject to availability and may result in additional charges.
    *   Did you know? – If you loved your Zoo visit, you can apply up to 100% of your ticket purchase to a Zoo membership at the Ticketing Windows or Welcome Center the day of your visit! Some restrictions may apply.
    *   Please Note: Your transaction is NOT complete until you reach the confirmation page stating that your order is complete with a confirmation number.

    If you have questions - please feel free to reach out to our Visitor Experience Team at info@cincinnatizoo.org. We are happy to help!
Admission + Kanga Klimb Package
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Please select a day and time to climb. Plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your selected time to ensure ample time for parking and check-in. A completed waiver is required from each participant. Kanga' Klimb's FAQ will be included with a completed reservation. Visitors have 90 minutes to explore over 50 different elements including our thrilling QuickFlight!

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable.
Minimum height 60" to participate alone or 48" while accompanied by another participant over 60"
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Adult Adventure Ticket Package
 
Ages 13-61
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Senior Adventure Ticket Package
 
Ages 62+
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Child Adventure Ticket Package
 
Ages 3-12
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Admission + Rides Packages
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Each ticket includes unlimited rides on the train and carousel for the day of your visit.
Hours may vary due to inclement weather or maintenance. Please check our Website for ride hours and updates.

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable.
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Adult Ride Package Admission
 
Ages 13-61
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Senior Ride Package Admission
 
Ages 62+
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Child Ride Package Admission
 
Ages 3-12
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Admission
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Please note: Tickets are non-refundable.

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Adult (Ages 13-61)
 
Ages 13-61
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Child (Ages 3-12)
 
Ages 3-12. Children under 3 are free.
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Senior (Ages 62+)
 
Ages 62+
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Good Any Day Admission
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Please note: These tickets are non-refundable and valid for up to 6 months from the purchase date.

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Adult (Ages 13-61)
 
Ages 13-61
$27.00
Child (Ages 3-12)
 
Ages 3-12. Children under 3 are free.
$21.00
Senior (Ages 62+)
 
Ages 62+
$21.00
Twilight Admission
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Twilight Tickets are only permitted entry during the final few hours of operation from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Excludes the following dates: 9/20/2024, 11/21/2024 until 1/5/2025.

Please note: Tickets are non-refundable and valid for 1 year from the purchase date.

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Adult (Ages 13-61)
 
$15.00
Child (Ages 3-12)
 
Children under 3 are free.
$12.00
Senior (Ages 62+)
 
$12.00
Wild Encounters
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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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.
•Parts of this tour are ADA accessible.
•Guests without tickets will not be admitted to the tour or be able to watch this experience. This applies to children in arms or strollers. Strollers are not permitted.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
Select Date
$50.00
Penguin Point Feeding
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 5+ only (Must be at least 10 years of age to attend experience alone).

Put your fish tossing skills 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.
•Please arrive at the experience 10 minutes before the encounter time.
•Parts of this tour are ADA accessible.
•Guests without tickets will not be admitted to the tour or be able to watch this experience. This applies to children in arms or strollers. Strollers are not permitted.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
Select Date
$15.00
The Tremendous Tour-toise
 
Tickets are per person. If accompanied by an adult, ages 8+ only OR must be 15 years of age to attend alone. .
•Our animal care staff members will introduce you to the largest tortoise species in the world, the Galapagos tortoises!
•Staff members from our Reptile team will inform you about tortoise care and histories.
•Different from our public walkthroughs offered during the summer, this year-round tours provides you with the opportunity to offer the tortoises food as well as to touch the tortoises (as directed by staff members).
•Guests will get a hands-on experience with these amazing animals, while benefitting conservation efforts as directed by the Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA). Visit TSA here to learn more about their work: What We Do – Turtle Survival Alliance

•This ticket is only good for this program, and a separate admission ticket is required to enter the zoo.
•Please arrive at the Welcome Center 10 minutes before the encounter time.
•Parts of this tour are ADA accessible
•Guests without tickets will not be admitted to the tour or be able to watch this experience. This applies to children in arms or strollers. Strollers are not permitted.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
Select Date
$50.00
Animal Hospital Tour
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 10+ only (Must be at least 15 years of age to attend experience alone).
Have you ever wondered how we’re able to perform a medical exam on a 3,000lb rhino? What about a dental procedure on an 18ft tall giraffe? All of these questions will be answered on our Animal Hospital Tour. See some of the science being implemented that provides cutting-edge healthcare to over 2,500 of our animals.
•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.
•Parts of this tour are ADA accessible.
•Guests without tickets will not be admitted to the tour or be able to watch this experience. This applies to children in arms or strollers. Strollers are not permitted.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
Select Date
$15.00
Hippo Barn Tour
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 7+ only.
Are you Fiona’s biggest fan? Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to be a full-time hippo keeper? Well, now you’re in luck! On the Hippo Barn Tour your group will get a semi-private tour of a world class hippo barn. Chat with a hippo expert as you learn all about, diets, enrichment, and Fiona’s incredible story. Grab some photos with Fiona’s baby bottle and early childhood toys. This tour promises to teach you something new about the world’s most famous hippo.
This experience supports the animals in our care, and also supports VulPro and the Uganda Waterways Project. VulPro supports the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of ill and injured vultures. The Uganda Waterways Project supports the patrols of rivers to prevent poaching of hippos and other African wildlife.
This tour does not include the painting or private feeding included in our Hangin' with the Hippos package.

•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.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
•All participants will be required to wear a mask for this experience
•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.
Select Date
$40.00
Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife Center Tours
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 10+ only.
Come on a tour of one of the few places in the world that is combining cutting-edge science with wildlife conservation efforts in hopes of saving endangered species. Learn more about the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s efforts to help protect Polar Bears and Sumatran Rhinos. Get hands on while you perform an ultrasound on Charlotte, our life-sized rhino replica. This experience is perfect for all those who aspire to help save the world’s endangered plants and animals.
•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.
•Parts of this tour are ADA accessible.
•Guests without tickets will not be admitted to the tour or be able to watch this experience. This applies to children in arms or strollers. Strollers are not permitted.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
Select Date
$15.00
Go-Green Sustainability Tour
 
Tickets are per person. Ages 10+ only.
Proclaimed the “Greenest Zoo in America®” in 2010, the Zoo has continued to lead the way in sustainability and green initiatives by greening its daily operations and reducing its impact on the environment. From this tour you will learn about green building, solid waste management, renewable energy, water conservation, storm water management, energy efficiency and community outreach. The Cincinnati Zoo has strengthened its sustainability program to have a positive impact on the planet.
•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.
•Parts of this tour are ADA accessible.
•Guests without tickets will not be admitted to the tour or be able to watch this experience. This applies to children in arms or strollers. Strollers are not permitted.
•This experience is non-refundable and tickets will be forfeited if your party is not present at the start time.
Select Date
$15.00
Rentals
Limited rentals available online for your Zoo visit! Additional strollers and wheelchairs may be rented at the Welcome Center (as capacity allows).
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Electric Wheelchair Rental
 
Must be at least 18 years of age to rent/operate the ECV.
Select Date
$38.00
Zoo Bucks
The perfect gift for any Zoo lover! Zoo Bucks never expire and may be spent anywhere at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden excluding purchases of alcohol.

Zoo Bucks are delivered as a PDF attachment via email and may be printed or forwarded to the recipient. Zoo Bucks may not be used on the Zoo website.

All sales are final for Zoo Bucks. Lost Zoo Bucks may not be refunded or replaced.
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$10 Zoo Bucks
 
$10.00
$25 Zoo Bucks
 
$25.00
$50 Zoo Bucks
 
$50.00
$75 Zoo Bucks
 
$75.00
$100 Zoo Bucks
 
$100.00

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