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Zoo Atlanta

Save 40% on admission to the top 5 Atlanta attractions with CityPASS.

Highlights

  • Get an overload of cuteness when you meet the Zoo’s 7 pandas, including twin sisters Mei Lun and Mei Huan, born in July, 2015, and learn about the work the Zoo does to protect the critically endangered bears.
  • Learn why the Zoo is widely respected for the study and care of great apes, and see the 5 groups of gorillas – 19 gorillas in all – that live in the Ford African Rain Forest.
  • Get a taste of the African savanna at African Plains and Mzima Springs, a five-acre landscape that’s home to elephants, lions, giraffe, black rhinos, zebras, lesser kudus, meerkats and warthogs.
  • Explore one of the nation’s most renowned collections of reptiles and amphibians at World of Reptiles – including one of the world’s rarest lizard species, the Guatemalen beaded lizard.
  • Meet a keeper or watch training in action at keeper talks and training demos.

Location

ZOO ATLANTA
800 Cherokee Ave., SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
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Contact

Hours

Open daily, 9:30am-5:30pm
Ticket booths close at 4:30pm.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

(404) 624-WILD (9453)
zooatlanta.org

Offers/Upgrades

All-Day Rides Wristband: Take a spin on the carousel, hop on the Zoo Train, and climb to new heights on the rock wall and Canopy Climber with an All-Day Rides Wristband. Regular price is $9, but use the coupon in your booklet to save $1. Wristbands can be purchased at the front gates or the rides ticket booth.

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Advice for Visitors

Tips:

  • Check a zoo map for scheduled keeper talks, feedings, free-flight bird show, or training demonstrations. Some are weather dependent.
  • Don’t hesitate to talk to Zoo volunteers, docents or staff. They’re happy to provide information and tips.
  • Zoo Atlanta has partnered with the Atlanta Checker Cab Company to offer free cab rides from participating hotels to the Zoo (and from the Zoo back to the hotel); see details.

Amenities:

  • Dining: Wild Planet Café, Nathan's Famous, Willie B's, Flamingo Joe's
  • Gift Shops: Zoo Atlanta Tading Company, Pandamonium

Best time to visit: Many of the Zoo’s animals are more active – and visible – in the morning or during scheduled feedings.

Accessibility: Wheelchairs available for rent. Service animals allowed.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.