We are excited to welcome you back! Advanced tickets are required and now available online at https://zooboise.org/online-ticketing/. Thank you for your patience as we have worked to create a plan for the safe reopening of Zoo Boise.
In order to protect you and your family and to keep our animals safe and healthy, there will be several new guidelines that will make your next zoo visit a little different:
- Advance tickets will be required for all visitors, including members (member tickets are free). The zoo will be open from 10am to 5pm daily with entry times available every 30 minutes from 10am to 4pm to reduce lines and allow for physical distancing among guests.
- There will be a set pathway around the zoo and some exhibits and activities will not be open. Notable closures will be the Small Animal Kingdom, Penguin Pavilion and all playground areas. There will be no animal encounters including the Giraffe Encounter and Zoo Farm.
Please visit https://zooboise.org/online-ticketing/ for more information on our new guidelines and to reserve your tickets.
Thank you for your support. We can’t wait to welcome you back to the zoo – our staff and the animals have missed you!
Hours & Pricing
Zoo Boise is open daily from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Last admission is at 4:30 pm daily.
We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Admission Prices (March – October)*
Every Thursday is discount admission day:
* All admission prices include a $.50 fee for the Zoo Boise Conservation Fund.
Please click here for more information on our school field trip rates and regulations.
Friends of Zoo Boise Annual Pass holders receive FREE admission to Zoo Boise all year round (plus free or discounted admission to more than 100 other zoos around the country). Learn more about the many benefits of supporting your zoo! Annual Pass holders will need to show current ID when entering Zoo Boise.