Admission

Oakland Zoo is the perfect destination for a day trip with your family. Learn about wildlife conservation, see amazing animals, or attend one of our many interactive and educational programs.

Buy Tickets  Hours  Admission Fees  Directions  Zoo Map

Hours

 

Weekday Hours

 

Weekend and Holiday Hours

 

Weekends and Holidays

Park Hours

Entry

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Gondola

10:00 am–5:30 pm

  Included with park admission

Last ride up at 5:30 pm

Adventure Landing Rides

10:00 am–6:00 pm

Contact Yard

In Children's Zoo

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Closed

Holidays

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

Annual Fundraiser: Walk in the Wild (2018 date TBD)

 

Monday–Friday

Park Hours

Entry

10:00 am–4:00 pm

Gondola

10:00 am–5:00 pm

 Included with park admission

Last ride up at 5:00 pm

Adventure Landing Rides

11:00 am–5:00 pm

Contact Yard

In Children's Zoo

10:00 am–4:00 pm

*In the event of inclement weather, the Zoo may be forced to close. Call (510) 632-9525 to reach the General Zoo Information line.

Come See Us

Discounts Available for Seniors, Military Families, and Groups

Admission Fees

 

Individuals and Families

 

Groups of 12 or More

 

Group Admission Fees

With a Reservation

Under 2

Ages 2–14

Ages 15–64

Ages 65–75

Ages 76 and over

Car parking fee

Bus parking fee

Free

$14.00

$18.00

$14.00

Free

None

None

Without a Reservation

Under 2

Ages 2–14

Ages 15–64

Ages 65–75

Ages 76 and over

Car parking fee

Bus parking fee

Free

$15.00

$19.00

$15.00

Free

None

None

 

Free

$18.00

$22.00

$18.00

Free

$10.00

$15.00

Admission and Parking Fees

General Public

Under 2

Ages 2–14

Ages 15–64

Ages 65–75

Ages 76 and over

Car parking fee

Bus parking fee

Military Families

Current Military ID Required

Under 2

Ages 2–14

Ages 15–64

Ages 65–75

Ages 76 and over

Car parking fee

Bus parking fee

Free

$14.00

$17.00

$14.00

Free

$10.00

$13.00

About Group Reservations

Plan Your Group's Visit

Whether it's for a school, family, church, or organization, making a reservation insures your group admittance at a discounted rate. Plan ahead by visiting our website for upcoming events, maps, animal feedings and scavenger hunts. Once inside, you can explore the Zoo at your own pace. Visit our Rides Area, Children's Zoo, petting yard, and Gift Shop. Grab a bite to eat at one of our cafés and have lunch in the meadow while enjoying the sounds of nature. End the day by relaxing on the Sky Ride to see a spectacular view.

Reservations

To make a reservation, download the Large Group Reservation Form below . Submit a completed copy by email or by fax (510) 735-8840 at least 2 weeks in advance. We are unable to accommodate bookings less than 2 weeks prior to the event.

Large Group Reservation Form

Payment

Payment is due in full on the day of your visit. Do not send payments in advance. No refunds are given on group orders unless the Zoo closes. Please submit cancellations at least 31 days prior to your trip date. Your entire group must be present and check in together to receive the discounted group admission price.

Questions?

Please call (510) 632-9525, ext. 200 or email the Group Services department for more information.

 

Quick Tips

Dining

Oakland Zoo features a variety of dining opportunities for the entire family. In addition to the food options inside the Zoo, visitors are welcome to use the picnic tables and benches, sprawl out in the meadow, or rent a picnic site. For the safety of the animals, the Zoo does not provide straws or soft drink lids.

Restaurants  Picnic Sites

Mobile Zoo App

Oakland Zoo's app features an interactive map, event news, planning info, and more.

Apple  Android

Guests with Disabilities

Oakland Zoo welcomes individuals with disabilities and is committed to ensuring that the Zoo grounds, facilities and programs are accessible to all visitors. Although some of our pathways are steep and may be challenging, Oakland Zoo is wheelchair accessible. Download an ADA accessibility map of the Zoo. If you would like to make a reservation for a private cart-driven tour of the Zoo, please email our reservations associate. Reservation availability is limited, so please contact us at least two weeks in advance of your visit.

Private cart-driven tour : $35.00

Service Animals Permitted

Individuals with disabilities may bring their service animals to the Zoo.

Stroller Rentals

Strollers are available for rent at the Gift Shop; however, we do not have wheelchairs for rent.

Single Stroller: $5.00

Double Stroller: $7.00

Pets Not Allowed

Dogs or other pets are not allowed on Zoo grounds or in parking areas.

Plan your route to and through Oakland Zoo.

Directions

Address

Oakland Zoo

9777 Golf Links Road

Oakland, CA 94605

(510) 632-9525

View Zoo Map

P.O. Box 5238

9777 Golf Links Road Oakland, CA 94605