The Louisville Zoo admission pricing is based on weather predictions, demand, capacity and other factors. Prices update at midnight each day. Purchase in advance for the lowest price. Prices will not decrease.
March 18 through Oct. 31, 2023
For the best possible value, purchase tickets online in advance of your visit. Gate and online prices are the same when purchasing the same day as your visit.
|Adults (12–59)||$16.50 – $27.00|
|Children (3–11)||$11.50 – $22.00|
|Senior (60+)||$11.50 – $22.00|
|Children (2 and under)||FREE|
We offer discounts for groups of 15 or more. Ticket must be purchased online. Discount tickets not available at the gate.
Click here to purchase.
Zoo is open year-round, rain or shine. No refunds or rebates. Prices are general Zoo admission and do not apply to select special events.
Parking Fee: There is a $7 per vehicle fee for guest parking in the Zoo lot. The fee is assessed at the ticket windows. Tip: Purchase admission tickets online and add a pre-paid parking ticket for maximum convenience.
Parking passes must be purchased in advance.
If you don’t want to bring (or forget) these items, you can rent them at the Zoo.
|Single Stroller||$8 + tax|
|Double Stroller||$10 + tax|
|Universal Carrier||$10 + tax|
|Wagon||$10 + tax|
|Wheelchair||$10 + tax|
|Electric Wheelchair (ECV)*||$30 (Day Of)|
|Electric Wheelchair (ECV)**||$35 (Advanced Registration)|
*ECVs are rented to an individual for all-day (including evening event if applicable) use on a first-come, first-served basis after all reservations are accounted for. A valid ID must be present and left with our cashier until the return of our ECV.
**To guarantee an ECV is available for your visit reservations must be made online at least one day in advance. (24-hour cancellation notice required for full refund.)
The Louisville Zoo accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover at all Gift Shops, Membership Office, rides and major attractions and in the African Outpost restaurant.