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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, wear masks, 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.

Reserve Tickets Now

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
  • 1–2 PM: Amphibians & Reptiles Closed
  • 1–2 PM: Australia & South America Closed
  • 2–2:30 PM: American Barn Closed

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

Take Note.


  • SCZ will be open to the public on Thursday, May 21. 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.
  • SCZ Live videos will continue at 2 p.m. on weekdays so you can still visit the Zoo virtually! Check them out on Facebook: @SedgwickCountyZoo.


Admission Prices

Age Cost
Young Children
(ages 0–2)
(ages 3–11)
$11.95 /person
(ages 12–61)
$15.95 /person
Senior Citizens
(ages 62+)
$11.95 /person
Become a Member

Tickets must be purchased online.

Tickets for members and children under 2 will be $0, but still must be scheduled and purchased before your visit.

Buy Tickets


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

Check out the Beastro’s menu 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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We are OPEN, with LIMITED entry.

All guests are encouraged to reserve tickets online, including members.





Zoo News

Our monthly e-newsletter holds a fun assortment of announcements, discounts, and news so you can stay up to date with Sedgwick County Zoo.