HURRY and SAVE on a new membership!
Sign up by May 31, 2019 and SAVE $5!
If you join online by April 30, 2019, you also get one additional month FREE!
Construction is nearly complete on two amazing new exhibits! Be among the first to see Snow Leopard Pass and Colobus Crossing opening this spring. Meet our newest animal ambassadors including seven beautiful new African primates and a young snow leopard, bringing us to a total of three of these magnificent big cats.
Great Choice — A Frequent Fun Pass
It’s a great time to be a Zoo member: new exhibits, 50th anniversary celebrations and great reasons to escape your busy schedule plus spending fun time together outdoors — all while enjoying amazing animals. Add convenience and flexibility to a FULL YEAR of savings on entertainment and the benefits of membership soar. Try the NEW Family Plus EXPERIENCE membership with animal experiences, unlimited carousel rides, added guests and more!
Great Deal — SAVE $5 and get 1 additional month FREE.
Must use promo code SP19 before checking out with your purchase on our webstore.
- $5 off expires May 31, 2019
- 1 additional month offer valid online only, expires April 30, 2019.
Great Cause — Our Promise
Your Louisville Zoo is committed to exceptional animal care, providing a fun, safe and engaging family destination and saving wildlife. Join us as we celebrate our 50th year with new adventures in all shapes and sizes.
Why buy now? NEW happenings in 2019…
- Be the first to see Snow Leopard Pass & Colobus Crossing (opening spring 2019)
- Don’t forget that African elephant Mikki is pregnant and due early fall 2019. Fingers crossed!
- Celebrate with us at 50Fest, May 18–19 and watch for other special fun 50th Anniversary activities.
- Over 40 event days, Butterflies n’ Blooms, movie nights and so much more.
Enjoy these Frequent Fun Pass benefits year-round
- FREE regular Zoo admission for 12 months including Splash Park.
- FREE parking during regular hours.
- DISCOUNTED admission to over 125 zoos including Cincinnati, Nashville & Columbus.
- EXCLUSIVE pricing for events like “The World’s Largest Halloween Party!” presented by Meijer and Santa’s Safari.
- DISCOUNTS on food and retail purchases, camps, classes & select attractions.
- FREE subscription to our fun and informative magazine, Trunkline.
- EARLY ZOO ACCESS daily at 9:30 a.m. in June and July as part of members-only mornings.
- EARLY SPLASH PARK ACCESS Mon. – Fri. at 9:30 a.m. in June and July as part of members-only mornings.
- FREE MEMBERSHIP APP for your smartphone.
To receive $5 OFF the standard prices listed below, you MUST enter the promo code SP19 by May 31, 2019 before checking out with your purchase on our webstore. If you join online by April 30, 2019, you also get one additional month FREE.
Membership Levels, Prices & Benefits
Check out our new membership level: Family Plus Experience. See all the details plus photos of the exclusive after-hours event, EXPERIENCE AFRICA.
$199 + tax
Our newest and best value membership! Perfect for families who want the ideal Zoo visit.
$149 + tax
$119 + tax
- Discounts cannot be applied retroactively.
- Additional one month offer only valid online.
- Gift card and eGift Memberships do not qualify for this or any promotional offer.
- Membership Frequently Asked Questions
Terms and Conditions
- All activities are seasonal and subject to the cooperation of weather, animals and Zoo maintenance. All passes/tickets are one-time-use during regular Zoo hours (not valid for special events such as “The World’s Largest Halloween Party!” presented by Meijer) and digitally linked to your membership.
- GUEST Passes: Valid for any age and must be used by a named adult on the account.
- BUDDY Passes: Valid for children (ages 3–18) and must be used by a named adult on the account.
- Valid Period:
- Standard Memberships are valid for 12 months from date of purchase; if you renew early, the renewed membership starts the day after your current membership expires (you do not lose time if you renew early).
- E-Gift Membership (a digital gift card) — can be purchased online and are gift cards pre-loaded with the amount necessary to purchase each membership level. The digital gift card is sent directly to your e-mail inbox. You can either forward the E-Gift Card (PDF) by email or print it and give it to the recipient. An E-Gift Membership becomes active when it is redeemed at the Zoo for a permanent membership card. You can also add extra funds for gift shop purchases, rides and food too. Any unspent value on the E-Gift Card expires 12 months from date of purchase.
- Household: All memberships (except grandparent) are based on the members within a household. Only children ages 3–18 are included on memberships for the Zoo (ages 2–18 for Dual memberships with Kentucky Science Center).
- Children: Dependent children or grandchildren living in the same household ages 3–18 years old must be named on your membership. Children 2 and under must still be named on your membership. Children do not receive membership cards and must be accompanied by a named adult.
- Benefits are subject to change without notice.
- Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.