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Zoo Boise Gift Guide

This holiday season there is the perfect Zoo Boise gift for everyone on your list! Be a hero and give a zoo gift and know that you are also helping animals in the wild!

Annual Pass - Starting at $50

Give the gift of Zoo Boise for a whole year!

Join Friends of Zoo Boise. You can give extra support to the zoo by becoming a Friend of Zoo Boise. In addition to enjoying Zoo Boise all year long you will receive many other exciting benefits.

Zoo Boise Annual Pass Benefits:

  • Unlimited admission to Zoo Boise for one year for named adult(s) on annual pass and their children/grandchildren 18 and under, according to pass level. Please bring valid photo ID when using your Annual Pass at Zoo Boise.
  • One year free or reduced admission to other participating zoos (please consult our reciprocal list for more information).
  • Subscription to Animal Tales newsletter.
  • Subscription to our e-newsletter.
  • Exclusive pass holder entrance to signature events: Easter EGGstravaganza, Zoo Daze & Boo at the Zoo.
  • Discounts on Run Wild and Spooktacular.
  • Discounts on education programs and purchases in the Zootique gift shop!

*Zoo Boise annual passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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Behind the Scenes Tours - Starting at $20

Be a hero this holiday season and book an up-close tour!

Get up-close and personal with your favorite Zoo Boise animals, with private and affordable Behind the Scenes Tours. Animals can include giraffes, penguins, Mr. Mac (Aldabra tortoise), and more.

Learn More About Tours Here

Adopt An Animal - Starting at $25

Let a member of our family become part of yours!

Let a member of our family become a part of yours by purchasing an Adopt-An-Animal this season. The Adopt an Animal funds are used to provide special animal care, enrichment, special diets, minor exhibit improvements and zookeeper training. As a zoo parent, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you are helping Zoo Boise and making a contribution to the welfare of the many animals that live here. Adopting an animal makes a unique gift. It is perfect for the person who has everything!

It includes adoption of the animal of your choosing, personalized adoption certificate with photo, animal profile, and a plaque which you may decorate or if you prefer, it can be done for you at no extra charge. It will be displayed near the exhibit for one year.

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Wine Safari Tickets - Starting at $150

Wine and Wildlife!

Let your favorite people join their favorite animals for an unforgettable behind the scenes experience at the zoo! They’ll enjoy tastes of wine from around the world, while also experiencing VIP animal encounters, tours, and experiences. Light appetizers will be provided. Please note: animal encounters are animal and weather dependent.

This event is limited to the first 30 people who sign up, so get your ticket today! Tickets are $150 each. Wine Safari is on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Tickets for Wine Safari are nonrefundable.

If you have questions, please call Rachel at 208-608-7764.

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Zoo Boise Gift Card

Zoo Boise offers gift cards for daily admission and zoo programs offered through the City of Boise! City of Boise Parks and Recreation gift cards may be purchased in person at the following locations during normal business hours:

City of Boise Parks and Recreation Office
Fort Boise Community Center
Idaho Ice World
Zoo Boise
*Click here to see hours of operation for each location

Gift cards redeemed at Zoo Boise may only be used toward daily zoo admission or education programs offered through the City of Boise (click here for a list of programs and to register online). Gift cards may also be redeemed at any City of Boise Parks and Recreation class, program, or rental offered through Fort Boise Community Center, City Recreation Office, Parks and Recreation Administrative Office, or Idaho IceWorld. If you have questions about where gift cards are accepted, please call (208)608-7600.

Please note that gift cards cannot be used to purchase the following activities or merchandise: Zootique Gift Shop items, zoo concessions, animal encounters, Conservation Cruise, Zoo Farm, Behind the Scenes Tours, Adopt an Animal, annual passes/memberships, photo booth, Wine Safaris, Painting with the Penguins, or any other activity or event offered through Friends of Zoo Boise (FoZB) or Service Systems Associates (SSA).

If you would like to purchase a gift card over the phone, please contact the zoo at (208)608-7760. Gift cards must be purchased with a debit or credit card. For a list of current zoo admission fees please visit our website; prices change seasonally. Please note we cannot accept card payment information via voicemail, email, fax, scan or any other form of written communication.

Gift Shop

Find that perfect gift!

The Zootique Gift Shop carries a great assortment of fun and educational souvenirs, clothing, toys and more, with a wildlife and environmental theme. You don’t need to purchase a zoo admission ticket to visit the gift shop, just enter the gift shop from their door.

Friends of Zoo Boise members receive a 10% discount on all Zootique purchases! A portion of all sales go to support the Friends of Zoo Boise.