Zoo Atlanta tickets in Atlanta, GA

800 Cherokee Avenue SEAtlanta, GA 30315
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Overview

Zoo Atlanta is located in Atlanta's historic Grant Park and just minutes from downtown Atlanta. The Zoo is known for its diversity and variety, taking care of over 200 species on 40 acres. And, is one of only three zoos in the U.S. to house giant pandas. Your Atlanta Zoo tickets provide admission to an incredible family friendly experience. Watch more than 1,000 animals in action and explore over 70 species of reptiles and amphibians at Scaly Slimy Spectacular. Zoo Atlanta has something to offer the whole family, so don't miss this on your next trip to Georgia!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Atlanta Travel Experts
  • Plan to spend about 3 hours.
  • Parking rates: $3 an hour for a maximum of $12 a day.
  • Zoo Atlanta is located in historic Grant Park, minutes from downtown Atlanta.
  • Consider arriving early in warmer weather to beat the crowds.
  • Face masks are recommended, but not required.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Various eateries are available throughout the Zoo.
  • A wide range of kid-friendly rides and activities are offered.
  • Some activities, including the train ride, carousel, and ropes course, are an additional fee.
  • Outside food and drinks are allowed except glass, alcohol, or straws; straws are not permitted for the safety of the animals.
  • Many of the Zoo’s animals are more active – and visible – in the morning or during scheduled feedings.

Description

from Zoo Atlanta
Think you know Zoo Atlanta?
We’ve come a long way since opening our doors way back in 1889! Zoo Atlanta has changed dramatically since the earliest days of our Victorian origins, from the fascinating series of events that led to Atlanta’s first zoo, to the legendary Willie B., to the history of our giant panda program. We thank you for being part of the journey — our story is still being told!

Highlights:
  • Get an overload of inspiration when you meet the only twin giant pandas in the U.S., Ya Lun and Xi Lun. Zoo Atlanta is one of three zoos in the U.S. to house this rare species.
  • See one of the largest populations of great apes in the U.S., including gorillas and orangutans.

  • Explore one of the nation’s most renowned populations of reptiles and amphibians at Scaly Slimy Spectacular.
  • Experience the immersive landscape that brings one of Earth’s most legendary wild places to Atlanta: the African Savanna, with updated and significantly expanded habitats for African elephants, giraffes, zebras, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Zoo Atlanta

Is parking provided? If so, what is the fee?

Parking is conveniently located in the lot on Cherokee Avenue and in the new Grant Park Gateway parking facility on Boulevard. Rates will be $3 an hour for a maximum of $12 a day.


Where is it located? 

Zoo Atlanta is located in Grant Park, minutes from downtown Atlanta. The address is: 800 Cherokee Ave., SE Atlanta, GA 30315.


Is the attraction appropriate for children?

Yes, the Zoo Atlanta is great for the entire family. 


Are wheelchairs rentals available? 

Wheelchairs are available for rent. Manual wheelchair: $12 + tax/day Electric cart: $28 + tax/day.

The minimum age to rent an electric wheelchair is 18. There is no age restriction for manual wheelchair rentals. A driver’s license will be retained as a deposit.


Are strollers available for rent? 

Yes, Single stroller: $9 + tax and $2 deposit. Double stroller: $11 + tax and a $2 deposit.


Is the attraction wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Zoo Atlanta is wheelchair accessible. 


Can I bring my camera?

Yes, there are plenty of photo opportunities. 


How long should I prepare for my visit to Zoo Atlanta?

The average zoo visit is approximately 3 hours.  


Can I bring my own food/beverages? 

Outside food and drinks are allowed in with the exception of glass, alcohol, or straws; straws are not permitted for the safety of the animals.


Can I bring my pet?

Service animals are allowed. Zoo Atlanta’s Service Animal Admittance Policy defines service animals as dogs or miniature horses who are trained to perform a specific task for an individual with a disability. Emotional support animals and other animals are not permitted on Zoo grounds.


What items are prohibited to bring?

Weapons, except as permitted by law, and alcoholic beverages of any kind are not permitted.