Welcome to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Home of Animal Planet's The Little Zoo That Could

Daily Hours

The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is open every day of the year, except Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day. We will resume our regular business hours the day after the holiday.

Open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., taking our last guests at 3:30.

NOTE: We'll closing early on December 1st for a private event. We'll take our last guests at noon.

Admission Pricing

Adults (13-54) $11.00 (plus tax)

Seniors (55+) $9.00 (plus tax) 

Children (3-11) $8.00 (plus tax)

Children 2 and Under Free

Military Discount:  Show your valid Military ID and get $1.00 off admission per person in your family

Group Rates

We are happy to accommodate most types of groups and require a reservation at least 48 hours prior to arrival. Please call us at 251-968-5732 for details, forms and scheduling.

School Groups & Named Organizations: If you are wanting to plan a trip to the zoo for your school, church, or civic organization and are exempt from Alabama State Sales & Use Tax groups will be charged $5 per person, including chaperones. Teachers and bus drivers are FREE. Advance reservation required. Qualifying tax-exempt documents must be provided at time of reservation.

Birthday Parties: Celebrate at the zoo with 13 or more paying guests* and enjoy a full day at the zoo, a scheduled Animal Show, and use of the shaded picnic area for your party for just $5 plus tax per person. Each guest will also get a souvenir cup of animal feed for the petting zoo for just $1 per cup.

Family Reunions: Celebrate at the zoo with 13 or more paying guests* and enjoy a full day at the zoo, a scheduled Animal Show, and use of the shaded picnic area for your party for just $5 plus tax per person. Each guest will also get a souvenir cup of animal feed for the petting zoo for just $1 per cup.

(*Paying guests do not include Members or Children 2 and Under)

Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Escorts must stay with their children throughout the zoo and in the gift shop.

Getting AroundWagon Rentals

We have wagon rentals for $4 to help cart your little ones through our zoo.

We also have a wheelchair that is available at no charge on a first come/first served basis. Just give us a call before you arrive and we'll do our best to make sure it's available to you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For General Zoo Information please call (251) 968-5732.

Zoological Association of America Member
The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is operated by the Zoo Foundation, Inc.,
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.