Become a member of the Zoo family!

Oakland Zoo Memberships include fantastic benefits above and beyond free parking and zoo admission. Members receive a 10% discount in the Zoo gift shop and discounted admission to zoos all over the country, along with discounts on overnight programs and a host of Zoo classes. Members also receive special notification of Zoo Calendar events and a discounted ticket price to the Zoo's annual fundraiser, Walk in the Wild!

Membership Benefits

FREE admission 362 days of the year at The Oakland Zoo.
FREE parking at The Oakland Zoo.
DISCOUNTS at the Gift Shop, for Zoo Camp, Birthday Parties, and special events.
DISCOUNTED admission to over 125 reciprocal zoos and aquariums nationwide.

Membership Categories

Save 20% on new or renewal memberships during our Black Friday/Cyber Monday Special! Use code SAVE20 during your purchase. (Note: this offer is available for online membership purchases only. Promotional code must be applied on the “Cart” page of the webstore during purchase.)

Individual $79.00
One named adult age 18 years or older.

Dual $114.00
Two named adults age 18 years or older. You may leave the second adult unnamed, which will allow you to bring a guest with you on every visit. *

Family $149.00
Two named adults and up to 4 children age 17 and younger. Both adults must be named on the cards. The Guest option is not available at this level.

Family Plus $184.00
Three named adults and up to 4 children age 17 and younger. You may leave the third adult unnamed, which will allow you to bring a guest with you on every visit. *

Sustaining $219.00
Four named adults and up to 4 children age 17 and younger. You may leave the third and fourth adult(s) unnamed, which will allow you to bring two guests with you on every visit. *


Please note: All Zoo membership sales are final. All sales, including gift memberships, are non-refundable and non-transferable.

*Guests
Some of our members want to be able to bring an adult guest with them on each visit - here's our solution. Leave one of the adults on your membership unnamed and bring a guest with you on every visit. Please note that a separate physical guest card is not issued and that by leaving an adult unnamed, our staff will know that you have chosen the guest option. A named cardholder must be present for your guest to be able to enter the Zoo at no additional cost. This option is available for Dual, Family Plus, and Sustaining memberships only.

Do you have a caretaker?
If your nanny, caretaker, or another adult, visits the Zoo and their name does not appear on the membership card, the entire party - including children - will be required to pay for admission. We suggest that you name the caretaker as the third person at the Family Plus and/or Sustaining level. Membership cards are not transferable.

For questions regarding memberships, please email the Membership Office or call us at (510) 632-9525 x152.

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