Zoo Atlanta Tickets in Atlanta, GA

800 Cherokee Avenue SEAtlanta, GA 30315
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Overview

Stroll through an African Savanna, discover giant pandas and explore an African rain forest when you visit Zoo Atlanta! The Atlanta Zoo houses over 1,000 animals and 220 species, and a range of fun activities for kids. Zoo Atlanta tickets include admission to the zoo and access to all your favorite zoo animals and habitats. Spend a day at this top family attraction.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Atlanta Travel Experts
  • Located in historic Grant Park, minutes from downtown Atlanta.
  • Plan to spend about 3 hours.
  • A wide range of kid-friendly rides and activities are offered.
  • Many of the Zoo’s animals are more active – and visible – in the morning or during scheduled feedings.
  • Parking rates are $3 an hour, $12 per day.
  • Consider arriving early in warmer weather to beat the crowds.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Various eateries are available throughout the Zoo.
  • 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.

Description

from Zoo Atlanta
Located in historic Grant Park, Zoo Atlanta is 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!

Think you know Zoo Atlanta?
We’ve come a long way since opening our doors 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

How big is the Atlanta Zoo?

Zoo Atlanta houses and cares for over 1,000 animals including 220 species on 40 acres just minutes from downtown Atlanta.

Where is Zoo Atlanta located?

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

How long does it take to see the Atlanta Zoo?

The average Zoo Atlanta visit is about 3 hours to cover all the exhibits in the zoo. Add on additional time if you take a tour or participate on one of the animal shows or experiences.

How much is parking at Zoo Atlanta?

Rates are $3 an hour, or a maximum of $12 a day. Zoo Atlanta parking is conveniently located in the lot on Cherokee Avenue and in the Grant Park Gateway parking facility on Boulevard.

Is the Atlanta Zoo appropriate for children?

Yes, Zoo Atlanta is a family-friendly environment and is ideal for kids.

Is Zoo Atlanta wheelchair accessible?

Yes.

Are wheelchair rentals available?

Manual and electric wheelchairs are available for rental at the Zoo Atlanta Trading Company Gift Shop or at Safari Outfitters, both located just inside the front entrance. The electric wheelchairs are limited in number and available for rental on a first-come, first-served basis. - Manual wheelchair: $14 + tax/day - Electric cart: $33 + tax/day. *Minimum age to rent an electric wheelchair is 18. 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: $11 + tax; Double stroller: $13 + tax.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, there are plenty of photo opportunities.

Can you bring food into Zoo Atlanta?

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?

The list of prohibited items include: - Weapons or sharp objects - Alcoholic beverages brought from outside the zoo - Drones - Fireworks or explosive substances - Skateboard or scooters - Glass containers - Straws and lids