General Admission


Adult 15+ years


Child 2-14 years
Senior 62+ years
Active Military with ID


Child under 2 years

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General admission tickets. Special attractions not included.

4-D Theater (open weekends only in October; also select Fridays: October 9, 16, 23) $5
Simulator Ride (open weekends only in October; also select Fridays: October 9, 16, 23) $5
Tauber Family Railroad (open weekends only in October) $3
Carousel $2
  • Details

    Attractions tickets must be purchased separately.

    *Children under 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Group rates (20 or more)

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    To make a group reservation call (248) 541-5717, ext. 3300, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Discount does not apply to orders placed by phone.

    Group admission rates valid during regular Zoo hours. The Detroit Zoo is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Parking may be paid in advance or at Main Admissions. Hours and prices are subject to change without notice.

    For groups with special needs, call (248) 541-5717, ext. 3300

    Group Packages


    Group - Adults 15+ years


    Group - Child 2-14 years

    Group - Senior 62+ years

    Group - Active Military (with ID)

  • School Groups / Field Trips

    Group Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to your visitation date. To make a reservation, please fill out the Reservation Request form below and click the submit button.   Please note that some days are not available due to special events or capacity limitations. You will receive a confirmation statement with further instructions within one week from date received.

    The School Group discount is only available during the traditional school year (after Labor Day through June 17, Monday – Friday).

    School Group Prices

    School Groups- Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County

    (Discount price is subject to PRE-PAYMENT and zip code verification.)

    • Student – $5
    • Adult (Includes Chaperones & Teachers) – $5


    School Groups – Non-Tri-County
    • Student – $7
    • Adult (Includes Chaperones & Teachers) – $7


    Parking Prices
    • Car Parking – $6
    • Bus Parking – $12

    Please Note: The following dates are unavailable for group reservations.

    • Saturdays/Sundays
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day
    • New Years Day
    • May 13
    • June 10

  • Field Trip Reservation Request
  • Convenience Rentals
    • Single Strollers: $7
    • Double Strollers: $9
    • Wagons: $9
    • Wheelchairs: $10
      • (valid driver’s license required as deposit)
    • Electric Convenience Vehicles (EVC)**: $25
      • (valid driver’s license required as deposit – reservations NOT accepted.)

    ** We have a limited number of ECV’s available for rental.  Personal units are allowed and recommended.