Admission Rates

Admission Rates*

  • Adult (non-resident): $15 each
  • Adult Alaska Resident (with ID*): $13 each
  • Senior (age 65 and older): $10 each
  • Military adult (with ID**): $10 each
  • Youth ages 3 - 17 years: $7 each
  • Ages 2 years and under: FREE

*Rates for Zoo Lights:
Zoo Lights with annual zoo pass: $5 per person
Zoo Lights without zoo pass: $7 per person
These rates apply only during Zoo Lights hours:
Nov.28-Jan.31: Thursdays-Sundays weekly, 5-8pm
Dec.18 to Jan.4: Every night, 5-8pm (closed Dec.25)
Feb.1-Mar.8: Thursdays-Sundays weekly, 6:30-8:30pm

Orphaned black bear cubs are out for public viewing from 10am to 3:30pm daily at the Orphaned Cub Facility (next to the Infirmary). Read their story. They will be at the Alaska Zoo through the first of the year.

Special Encounters available with advanced scheduling

Additional Admission Information:

  • Discounts only to each ID shown at time of purchase.
  • *Valid Alaska Driver's License/ID needed for resident discount. Other forms of proof of residency are also accepted including an Alaska voter registration card or anything that states that you live at an Alaska address. Student ID's will not be accepted on their own, as a proof of residency in Alaska is required.
  • **Military ID's: We accept Active Duty, Retired, Veteran and Dependents of the United States Military only.
  • We do not offer reciprocal admissions agreements for members of other zoos at this time.  

Location

Hours (including Zoo Lights hours)

Shuttle Service - summer season only

REMINDER to Pass Holders:

  • Annual pass cards are required for entry to the zoo if you are entering using your zoo membership status.  You may use your annual pass receipt until pass cards are received in the mail for new or renewed passes. 
  • If you need new cards to replace lost ones, go to Admissions to submit a reprint request and get a temporary pass.
  • There is a $2 reprint fee for a replacement.  
  • You must have one of the above in hand for entry using your annual pass membership.

Are you an annual zoo pass holder yet?

If not, find out how to purchase an annual zoo pass today to receive unlimited admission for one year from date of purchase, plus many other perks.  It is the best deal in town!