Flamingo Plaza

This is your welcome gateway to Oakland Zoo. Here you'll find our gift shop, Tuskers restaurant, and of course, the fabulous flamingos and spoonbills!

Animals and Attractions




Meet Our Animals

Chow Time



Open daily, Tuskers is located just inside Flamingo Plaza. A variety of food is served and both indoor and outdoor seating is available. An ATM machine is located inside.

See what's on the horizon.


Lion Appreciation Day

We love lions! Do you? Come to Oakland Zoo on Saturday, August 12th, for “Lion Appreciation Day” to celebrate African lions as well as our own local mountain lions!

August 12, 2017

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Summer ZooCamp

Oakland Zoo takes great pride in creating age-appropriate programs for campers in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8, and High School. We also offer a multi-grade nature exploration class. Campers should register based on their grade in Fall 2017.

June, July, August 2017

Pre-K, Kindergarten, Elementary School, Middle School, High School

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P.O. Box 5238

9777 Golf Links Road Oakland, CA 94605