General Admission


Adult 19+ years


Child 2-18 years
Senior 62+ years
Active Military with ID


Child under 2 years

+ Parking $8 per car

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General admission tickets.

Special attractions not included.

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

4-D Theater $5
Simulator Ride $5
Tauber Family Railroad $3
Carousel $2
  • General Admission Details

    Attractions tickets must be purchased separately.

    Special attractions not included.

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







We do not accept coupons from outside organizations, including Groupon.

  • 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
  • School Groups / Field Trips
    • Group reservations must be made at least 30 days prior to your visit.
    • To make a reservation, please fill out the form below.
    • 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 15, Monday – Friday).


    Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County
    (pre-payment required)
    Student – $6 Student – $8
    Adult – $6
    (includes chaperones and teachers)
    Adult – $8
    (includes chaperones and teachers)
    Parking: $8/car, $12/bus Parking: $8/car, $12/bus

    Unavailable Dates

    • Saturdays and Sundays
    • March 30
    • May 17, 18, 21, 25, and 28
    • June 1 and 8
    Field Trip Registration Form
  • Convenience Rentals
    • Single Stroller – $7
    • Double Stroller – $10
    • Wagon – $10
    • Wheelchair – $10
      (valid driver’s license required as deposit)
    • Electric Convenience Vehicle (EVC)** – $28
      (valid driver’s license required as deposit – reservations NOT accepted.)

    ** There are a limited number of ECVs available for rental.  Personal units are allowed and recommended.

    Single and double strollers, wagons, wheelchairs and Electronic Convenience Vehicles (ECV) are available for rent at the Main Train Station (near the front of the park) and at the Africa Train Station (in the far corner of the park when the train is operating). Rented items cannot be taken on the Tauber Family Railroad.