Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Zoo
Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo Tours and Tickets

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Founded by Robert E. Maytag in 1962, the Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest non-profit zoos in the United States—home to some 3,000 animals living across 125 acres (51 hectares) of naturalistic exhibit space. Thirty of the zoo’s resident species are considered endangered or threatened.

  • 455 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona, 85008

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Carol_E, Feb 2022
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The Phoenix Zoo is a great choice of adventure for everyone. Riding the camels was most fun for the littles!! The zoo was fun and the facility was clean.
Veronica_O, May 2023
Great experience
Beautiful zoo, very spacious. I don’t live in AZ so I was pleasantly surprised of how clean the zoo was. I’d definitely come back.
niamh_f, Jun 2023
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It was a little hot out in the open but overall a great experience. The African animals were lovely. I really liked the giraffe. The lion looked lazy Chillin on a rock.
Marsha_M, Mar 2023
The monkey's on Monkey Island were very cute and active. We ran out of time, so we didn't get to see everything. Also, getting there earlier, it won't be nap time for a lot of the animals.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q:What are Phoenix Zoo hours of operation?
Phoenix Zoo hours of operation: Open daily 9am - 5pm (until 4pm Nov - Jan). Summer hours: 7am - 2pm (until 4pm on weekends). Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:Should I book Phoenix Zoo tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Phoenix Zoo can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:How much does it cost to visit Phoenix Zoo 2024?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Phoenix Zoo costs USD 37.95. Guided Phoenix Zoo tours start around USD 37.95 per person.
People Also Ask
Q:Is Phoenix Zoo parking free?
A:For those planning a visit to the Phoenix Zoo, parking is free for all guests. However, it can be busy on weekends, meaning you'll have to walk a bit to the entrance. This makes the trip to the zoo affordable and accessible to all visiting with their own vehicle.
Q:How long does it take to walk through the Phoenix Zoo?
A:Most visitors typically take around four hours to walk through the zoo, assuming they're stopping to admire the animals along the way. Of course, your time in each exhibit will depend on your fascination and interest, so plan accordingly.
Q:Can I bring a water bottle into the Phoenix Zoo?
A:Yes, you can bring a water bottle to the zoo. Staying hydrated during your visit is key to enjoying everything the Phoenix Zoo offers. Be sure to fill your bottle before heading out and refill it at the water fountains throughout the park.
Q:Do you need to book Phoenix Zoo tickets in advance?
A:If you're considering a trip to the Phoenix Zoo, it's wise to book your tickets in advance. While same-day admission is allowed, there are certain days throughout the year when the zoo reaches capacity. Purchasing your tickets online is also cheaper, saving you time and money.
Q:What items are prohibited at the Phoenix Zoo?
A:The zoo has a strict policy on ensuring animals' and visitors' safety and well-being. Items such as firearms, explosives, and alcohol are strictly forbidden on the premises. Additionally, sound-producing items and wheeled transport like skateboards, bicycles, and scooters are not allowed.
Q:Can I take photos or video at the Phoenix Zoo?
A:Visitors can take photographs and videos throughout the park, with a few exceptions. Flash photography is prohibited in specific animal exhibits, and drones are not permitted in the park. Additionally, professional photographers or videographers are required to obtain a permit in advance for commercial use.