What's better than going to Oakland Zoo? Going to the Oakland Zoo for free....or at a discount! Here's how.
Discover & Go is a nationally recognized museum pass program that provides California library cardholders with free and discounted tickets to local museums and cultural institutions. Learn more »
Depending on your membership package, your plan can pay for itself in as little as two visits. Membership is good for a whole year from when you purchase. Members get free parking, 10% off at the gift shop, discounts on ZooCamp, birthday parties, and more....plus members get discounted admission to over 125 other zoos and aquariums around the country! Learn more »
Oakland residents 65+ receive FREE admission & parking to Oakland Zoo every third Monday of the month throughout the summer.The rest of the year, seniors 65-75 years from all over receive $4 off regular admission.Those 76 years young and older are FREE!
When you bring a group of 12 or more and let us know beforehand, you get $5 off admission per person. That makes a big difference when booking large groups! Learn more »
In support of our troops and those that have served, you can save $5-6 per person with valid Military ID, not just for those in service, but for their whole party! Learn more »
An Education Birthday Party is quite the value for 20 people at $400 for members / $450 for non-members (up to 20 additional guests can be added for $15 each.) The program also includes animal close-ups, a special enrichment gift-making activity for one of our zoo animals, and party favor bags. When you crunch the numbers, the savings and perks make this one of the best zoo values! Learn more »
Here's how to get in FREE to the zoo! Every third Saturday of the month (except June and December) from 9am to Noon, come volunteer at Oakland Zoo's Arroyo Viejo Creek. Volunteers work on a variety of outdoor tasks including litter pick up, pulling invasive species, spreading mulch, or planting native plants. After your assignment is finished, you receive FREE admission to the zoo....It’s a win-win! Learn more »