A polar bear holding a 'Buy Early and Save' sign made of ice
A polar bear holding a 'Buy Early and Save' sign made of ice

Online ticket prices:

  • $14-19 / Adults (19 years – 64)
  • $10-15 / Children (2 years – 18)
  • $10-15 / Seniors (65+)
  • + Parking / $8

All guests ages 2 and up are required to have a reservation prior to their visit.

The Detroit Zoological Society requires that all guests 5 and older wear a mask at all times while at the Zoo.

Same-day prices at admission gates:

* A limited number of general admission tickets will be available at the gate each day. The best way to guarantee your Detroit Zoo visit is to book your visit in advance online.

  • $19 / Adults (19 years – 64)
  • $15 / Children (2 years – 18)
  • $15 / Seniors (65+)
  • $15 / Military with ID (Active duty, retired and veterans, residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb county only)
  • + Parking / $8

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

  • Group Rates (15 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 – $8 Student – $10
    Adult – $8
    (includes chaperones and teachers)
    Adult – $10
    (includes chaperones and teachers)
    Parking: $8/car, $12/bus Parking: $8/car, $12/bus

    Unavailable Dates

    • Saturdays and Sundays
    Register Now      Field Trips FAQ


  • Convenience Rentals

    *Convenience Rentals are currently unavailable.