LA Zoo

Explore Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, home to over 250 different species!

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LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens
LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens
LA Zoo and Botanical Gardens

What you'll do

Visit LA Zoo with Go City® 

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass at the ticket booth.
  • General admission to Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
  • Check out daily talks and demonstrations.
  • See alligators, elephants, Komodo dragons and more.

Get up close to some of the planet's most incredible creatures at Los Angeles Zoo. The LA Zoo is home to mammals, birds, and reptiles from around the world, including several rare and endangered species.

You’ll see everything from lowland gorillas and seals to Komodo dragons and rare snow leopards. Whilst exploring the LA Zoo exhibits and habitats, you’ll also learn about the zoo's conservation efforts. The LA zoo works with organizations around the globe to reduce habitat destruction, stop overhunting and provide education about decreasing animal populations.

During your visit to LA Zoo, you can participate in a multitude of demonstrations including  the Angela Collier World of Birds show, animal talks and educational activities for younger visitors. . Be sure to check out the website to see what’s happening when you visit! 

Los Angeles Zoo highlights

Birds – see and hear dozens of colorful and noisy species including ostriches, parrots, Congo peafowls, king vultures, and more. The Angela Collier World of Birds show highlights the behaviors of more than 20 types of birds, from macaws and cranes to condors and hawks.

Mammals – you’ll see unique mammals from all around the globe such as jaguars, African wild dogs, African lions, koalas, wallabies, desert bighorn sheep, mountain tapir, and dozens more.

Reptiles – the LA features many scaly residents. Get close, but not too close, to American alligators, green mamba, Komodo dragons, and Mexican beaded lizards. Don’t forget to check out the impressive shells on the Aldabra tortoises and Madagascar radiated tortoises.

Invertebrates – if you can handle it then get an up-close view of the desert hairy scorpion and sunburst diving beetle.

Amphibians – these unique creatures can live both in freshwater and on land. Find out more about the golden poison dart frog and the magnificent tree frog.

Have you been dreaming of exploring the amazing world of wildlife at the LA Zoo? Well, now is your chance! Embark on an unforgettable adventure perfect for the whole family and get access to many other popular Los Angeles attractions for one low price with your pass from Go City. Dive into the diverse animal kingdom and create lasting memories without breaking the bank.


Q. What animals can I see at the LA Zoo?
A. You can see a wide variety of animals, including elephants, gorillas, giraffes, and many more!

Q. Are there any special events or activities for visitors at the LA Zoo?
A. Yes, the LA Zoo regularly hosts events and activities, such as live animal shows, animal talks and educational activities for younger visitors. 

Q. Can I bring my own food and drinks to the LA Zoo?
A. You are welcome to bring your own food items if you like. Please refrain from
bringing any glass, disposable straws, and alcoholic beverages.

Q. Is there parking available at the LA Zoo?
A. There is a parking lot near the Zoo entrance. Parking is free.

Q. Is the LA Zoo accessible to visitors with disabilities?
A. Yes, the Zoo provides wheelchair rental services and offers accessible pathways, exhibits, and restrooms for visitors with disabilities. Please visit the LA Zoo website for a list of services and more information.

Q. Can I volunteer at the LA Zoo?
A. Yes, LA Zoo offers a variety of volunteer opportunities, including animal care, education, and horticulture. Please visit the LA Zoo website for more information.

Experience LA Zoo and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

Getting in

Present your pass at the LA Zoo ticket booth. 

Please note: a child pass only covers admission for children from the ages of three to 12. If you have a child under the age of three, you'll need to pay for their admission ticket separately. Children under the age of two are free and do not require a ticket.

For more information, please visit the LA Zoo website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Daily: 10AM – 5PM (last entry 3:45PM)
We recommend visiting the LA Zoo website for the most up-to-date information on hours of operation.

Please note the zoo starts putting animals in for the night at 4PM. 

Closings & holidays

Thanksgiving Day and December 25.

All days and hours are subject to change without notice.

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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