Welcome
Welcome to our Detroit Zoo online eTicket store where you can buy discounted admission for your group of 20 or more!

You are just a few clicks away from purchasing and printing tickets that will save you time and money for your visit. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Hours of Operation
Open 362 Days a Year
(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day)
January 1 - March 31: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
April 1 - Labor Day: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
August open until 8 p.m. Wednesdays

The Polk Penguin Conservation Center will temporarily close beginning September 9 for repairs.

 
CHAPERONE POLICY
Youth organizations receiving discounted admission rates must provide one adult (18+ years old) chaperone per ten (10) students, and chaperones must stay with students at all times regardless of age. Students found without a chaperone will be held in the Security Office.
 
Value Pass (Group 20+)
Includes ONE general admission to the Zoo, PLUS ONE ticket to the Tauber Family Railroad (one way) and ONE ticket redeemable for the 4-D Theater OR Simulator Ride - both located in the Wild Adventure Zone. Attraction tickets must be used on day of visit. Attractions available seasonally. Parking not included.

DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED ONCE TICKETS ARE PLACED IN YOUR CART. TICKETS ARE VALID FOR DATE ON TICKET ONLY! No refunds or exchanges. Prices and operating schedule are subject to change without notice. Offer not valid for special or evening events and cannot be combined with other promotions. Offer valid through September 30, 2019.

Group Adult-Value Pass
From $24.00
Valid only for an Adult ages 19 to 61 yrs.

Group Child- Value Pass
From $21.00
Valid for a Child ages 2 to 18 yrs. For a child under 2 yrs. please purchase a general admission ticket.

Group Senior- Value Pass
From $21.00
Valid for a Seniors ages 65+.

When you arrive you may choose to use your voucher for ONE of the following:

4-D Theater: Turtle Vision 4-D 4-D. A dazzling, 'round the world, ocean adventure. Experience the ups and downs of life on land and sea in this coming-of-age story starring the cutest sea turtle on the big screen. From the warm waters of the tropics to the icy Antarctic, join Sammy and his friends on an exciting journey through truly immersive environments. Swim through colorful coral reefs and enjoy a dazzling ride on a fun-loving octopus. Dive into icy polar waters to meet a friendly whale. Are you ready to face the dangers you may encounter with humans?

4-D Theater: SHARK: A 4-D EXPERIENCE. Come face to face with some of the world's strangest and most mysterious shark species. These extraordinarily intelligent underwater giants each exhibit unique behaviors to navigate their ever-changing environment. Essential to the fragile balance of our ocean's health, the complex nature of these magnificent creatures' survival instincts are explored in Shark: A 4-D Experience®. Stunning 3-D and special effects place you right in the middle of the action as sharks reveal their hidden traits while roaming an eerily beautiful underwater landscape.

Simulator Ride: SpongeBob SquarePants Ride - The Great Jelly Rescue! When the villainous Plankton abducts all the Jellyfish with his pollution-belching contraption, it is up to SpongeBob SquarePants to save the day! With his friends in tow, SpongeBob takes us all on a rollicking adventure to free the Jellyfish and destroy Plankton's terrible machine. See how SpongeBob's big heart puts him oceans above the rest!
 
Total Experience (Group 20+)
Includes ONE general admission to the Zoo, PLUS ONE ticket to the Tauber Family Railroad (one way), ONE ticket to the carousel, ONE ticket for the 4-D Theater and ONE ticket for the Simulator Ride - both located in the Wild Adventure Zone. Unused attraction tickets may be used through September 30, 2019 with an additional admission. Attractions available seasonally. Parking not included.

DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED ONCE TICKETS ARE PLACED IN YOUR CART.TICKETS ARE VALID FOR DATE ON TICKET ONLY! No refunds or exchanges. Prices and operating schedule are subject to change without notice. Offer not valid for special or evening events and cannot be combined with other promotions.

Group Adult- Total Experience
From $30.00
Valid for an Adult ages 19 to 64 yrs.

Group Child- Total Experience
From $27.00
Valid for a Child ages 2 to 18 yrs. For a child under 2 yrs. please purchase a general admission ticket.

Group Senior- Total Experience
From $27.00
Valid for a Seniors ages 65+.

When you arrive you may choose to use your voucher for ONE of the following:

4-D Theater: Turtle Vision 4-D 4-D. A dazzling, 'round the world, ocean adventure. Experience the ups and downs of life on land and sea in this coming-of-age story starring the cutest sea turtle on the big screen. From the warm waters of the tropics to the icy Antarctic, join Sammy and his friends on an exciting journey through truly immersive environments. Swim through colorful coral reefs and enjoy a dazzling ride on a fun-loving octopus. Dive into icy polar waters to meet a friendly whale. Are you ready to face the dangers you may encounter with humans?

4-D Theater: SHARK: A 4-D EXPERIENCE. Come face to face with some of the world's strangest and most mysterious shark species. These extraordinarily intelligent underwater giants each exhibit unique behaviors to navigate their ever-changing environment. Essential to the fragile balance of our ocean's health, the complex nature of these magnificent creatures' survival instincts are explored in Shark: A 4-D Experience®. Stunning 3-D and special effects place you right in the middle of the action as sharks reveal their hidden traits while roaming an eerily beautiful underwater landscape.

Simulator Ride: SpongeBob SquarePants Ride - The Great Jelly Rescue! When the villainous Plankton abducts all the Jellyfish with his pollution-belching contraption, it is up to SpongeBob SquarePants to save the day! With his friends in tow, SpongeBob takes us all on a rollicking adventure to free the Jellyfish and destroy Plankton's terrible machine. See how SpongeBob's big heart puts him oceans above the rest!
 
General Admission (Group 20+)
In order to receive a group discount, you MUST purchase 20 or more tickets in your shopping cart. Tickets are valid for general admission only and do not include vouchers for rides or attractions. Parking not included.

DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED ONCE TICKETS ARE PLACED IN YOUR CART. TICKETS ARE VALID FOR DATE ON TICKET ONLY! No refunds or exchanges. Prices and operating schedule are subject to change without notice. Offer not valid for special or evening events and cannot be combined with other promotions.

Group Adult - General Admission
From $18.00
Valid for an Adult ages 19 to 61 yrs.

Group Child - General Admission
From $15.00
Valid for a Child ages 2 to 18 years.

Group Senior- General Admission
From $15.00
Valid for a Senior ages 62+ years.
 
DINING IN THE ZOO MEAL VOUCHER
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SAVE when you buy our Dining in the Zoo Meal Voucher! This meal voucher is redeemable for any Arctic basket and large souvenir beverage. Arctic baskets include your choice of cheeseburger, chicken sandwich, chicken tenders, jumbo hot dog, vegetarian burger and house-made chips; two coney dogs, fries and large souvenir beverage (American Coney Island only); slice of pizza, 4 pc buddy bread and large souvenir beverage (Buddy's Pizza only). Tax included. No substitutions. Restrictions apply.

'Dining in the Zoo' Meal Voucher
Price: $11.50
Valid at the Arctic Cafe, Buddy's Pizza, Wild Burger Detroit and American Coney Island. Valid any day through 2019. Offer good during regular Zoo hours only.

 
BUS AND MOTORCOACH PARKING

Bus Parking
Price: $12.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking in one of the designated Zoo parking lots.

 
AUTOMOBILE / VAN PARKING

Parking
Price: $8.00
This voucher provides pre-paid general parking for a car/van in one of the designated Zoo parking lots.

 
TICKETS IN MULTIPLE CATEGORIES
If you are purchasing a total of 20 or more tickets,

but need to purchase them in multiple product categories,

please call Jenise E. Collins at (248)336-5841.