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Plan Your Visit

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a frequent guest, fun always awaits at the Zoo!

What’s New

Hours 9 AM – 5 PM

We’re excited to see you again at the Zoo! In addition to encouraging guests to practice social distancing and follow a one-way path around the Zoo, we’ve made a few changes to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Scheduled Admission

A limited number of tickets are available each day. We have been selling out, so we urge you to schedule an arrival time and reserve your tickets online before you come. Members are no longer required to reserve tickets online.

Reserve Tickets Now


Guests will be required to wear masks in order to enter all buildings and indoor exhibits in the Zoo. Masks will be available for purchase at the Zoo entrance.

Mid-Day Cleaning

A few areas of the Zoo will close for cleaning for a short time each afternoon. Please consider the following while planning your visit:

  • 1–2 PM: Tropics Closed
  • 2–3 PM: Amphibians & Reptiles Closed
  • 2–2:30 PM: American Barn Closed

More questions about scheduling your visit? Check out our FAQ page.

Take Note.


  • This year's Winter Fund donations will help SCZ recover from the deficit caused by COVID-19. Donate here. 


  • SCZ is now open with limited entry. There are a limited number of tickets available each day, so guests are encouraged to schedule a time and reserve tickets online prior to arriving at the Zoo. Members do not need to reserve tickets online, just present Member ID at the gate.
  • Masks will be required to enter buildings and indoor exhibits at the Zoo. Guests are encouraged to maintain proper physical distancing throughout the entire Zoo.


Admission Prices

Age Cost
Young Children
(ages 0–2)
(ages 3–11)
$15 /person
(ages 12–61)
$20 /person
Senior Citizens
(ages 62+)
$15 /person
Become a Member

Tickets must be purchased online.

Buy Tickets


Enjoy a fresh and delicious menu of options at The Beastro, the Zoo’s main restaurant.

Check out the Beastro’s menu and order online here.


Other food and beverage options include Kookaburra Canteen, Big Bear Watering Hole, Baobab Cafe, and Nganda Cafe.

Gift Shop

Open 8:30 AM – 5 PM daily

Stroller and Wheelchair Rental

You can call us at (316) 266-8217 to reserve a wheelchair, or come in and find one at the gift shop.

* 60 lb. weight limit ** 100 lb. weight limit


Have more questions about your visit to the Zoo?

See our FAQ

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