Your Zoo journey may look a little different. 

As part of our commitment to the continued well-being of our guests, team members and the animals in our care, and in ongoing efforts to assist our community in preventing the spread of COVID-19, we have implemented enhanced protocols and procedures you will notice during your visit.

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Hours and General Information

  • Zoo Atlanta is open all year long, closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • We have transitioned to a timed ticketing system to limit the number of guests inside the Zoo at any given time.
  • Weekday hours are 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Last entry is 3:30 p.m.
  • Weekend hours are 9 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Last entry is 4:30 p.m.  
    • We begin to bring our animals in for the day an hour prior to the grounds closing.
    • Food stands close an hour prior to the grounds closing.
  • The following items are prohibited at Zoo Atlanta:
    • Weapons, except as permitted by law
    • Alcoholic beverages of any kind

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely stroll through the all-new African Savanna or a chance to explore The Ford African Rain Forest, Zoo Atlanta offers something for everyone. 

Membership pays for itself in as few as two visits per year!

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