Admission and Hours
Daily Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., taking our last guests at 3:30.
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.
Adults (13-54) $10.00 (plus tax)
Seniors (55+) $8.00 (plus tax)
Children (3-12) $7.00 (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
We are happy to accommodate groups and require a reservation at least 48 hours prior to arrival in most cases. 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. Please call us at 251-968-5732 for details, forms and scheduling.
School Groups: Tax-exempt school groups will be charged $5 per person, including chaperones. Teachers and bus drivers are FREE. Advance reservation and necessary paperwork required.
Other Groups: Large groups and families of 12 or more paying guests* that make a reservation with at least 48 hours notice will recieve $1 off each ticket with a reservation. PLEASE NOTE: We will not be offering this discount after June 30, 2012.
Birthday Parties: Celebrate at the zoo! For parties of 13 or more paying guests* you'll get a day at the zoo, a scheduled Animal Show, and use of the shaded picnic area for your party and pay 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. (If you have less than 13 paying guests, you get $1 off each ticket.)
(*Paying guests do not include Members or Children 2 and Under)
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.