Hours of Operation
10:00am-5:00pm every day including all holidays during the season (mid-April through October).
The zoo remains open rain or shine.
Southwick’s Zoo is also open with limited operations during November and December. Check back later in the season for more information.
Parking is always free at Southwick’s Zoo! Parking for the zoo is in the large lot across the street from our main entrance. The parking lot in front of the main entrance will now be for those just dining at Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern and handicap parking.
Admission Rates & Information
Admission may be purchased the day of your visit at the zoo’s entrance, or you may purchase tickets online.
*Note: Sorry, we cannot accept ripped, taped, or vandalized cash as payment.
General Admission Ticket
*General Admission does not include rides or the Rainforest Adventure Maze.
|Children (3-12 years)|
Children 2 years and under free
|Seniors (62 years+)||$22|
|EARTH Ltd Members||Free|
Combo Ticket – Best Value!
|Adult or Child (3-12)|
Note: For children 2 years and under, you can purchase individual ride tickets or a wristband for $20.
Combo tickets include General admission + Ride All Day Wristband
Ride wristbands may be used for: Mechanical Rides, the Skyfari Sky Ride, Woodland Express Train, & one free admission into Rainforest Adventure Maze (additional maze entries are a discounted rate of $3 with wristbands).
*Wristbands are only good for one day and cannot be shared. Combo admission/wristbands do not include the Soaring Eagle Zipline, Pony Rides, or Camel Rides.
Value Passes are the perfect way to get discounted admission for large families or those who want to visit the zoo multiple times during the season. Value Pass admissions can be used for children, adults, and seniors. Kids 2 and under are always free! Value Passes do not expire, so any remaining admissions on the pass may be used during next year’s season.
|12 Admissions With Rides ($27/combo admission)|
Includes: Mechanical Kiddie Rides, Skyfari, Train, & One Free Admission to the Rainforest Adventure Maze (additional maze entries are a discounted rate of $3 with a wristband)
Does Not Include: Pony Rides, Camel Rides, Soaring Eagle Zip Line
Recommended Memorial Day-Labor Day.
|12 Admissions without rides ($20/general admission)||$240|
Field Trip and Group Rates
|Weekdays (Mon-Fri no holidays)||$12/person|
|Weekends (Sat & Sun no holidays)||$15.00/person|
Field trips and group visits have a 20 person minimum, and they must be booked 2 weeks in advance. Click here to learn more about booking.
Military ID or other proof of service required. Discount cannot be applied to pre-purchased tickets (tickets purchased online, from libraries, etc.) and cannot be combined with other discounts offers, or coupons.
|Active Service People||Free General Admission|
|Dependents of Active Service People||1/2 Priced General Admission|
|Veterans||1/2 Priced General Admission|
AAA members can receive $2 off general or combo admission purchased at the zoo. You must have current AAA card to receive discount at time of purchase. This offer is not available for online ticket purchases or other pre-purchased tickets and can only be applied to general or combo admission purchased at the zoo. *Cannot be combined with other discounts, offers, or coupons.
Discounted tickets are offered to area businesses, libraries and hotels with a minimum block of 50 tickets. Please call 1-800-258-9182 ext 200 for more information.
Stroller & Wheelchair Rentals Updated for 2018
Note: We may not have rentals available when we first open. If you plan on visiting April 7-16 and require a rental, please call in advance at 1-800-258-9182 ext 211 to check availability.
In partnership with Scooterbug, we offer stroller, wagon, wheelchair, and scooter rentals for our visitors.
Double Stroller $10
Wheelchairs and scooters may be reserved in advance by calling 1-800-258-9182 ext 204. All reserved wheelchair and scooter rentals must be paid in full by credit card over the phone. Reserved rentals cannot be refunded. We have a limited number of rentals, if you do not reserve a wheelchair or scooter in advance, we cannot guarantee availability the day of your visit. Strollers and wagons cannot be reserved over the phone.
- Please keep in mind that we have a limited number of each rental. If you plan on renting a wheelchair or scooter, you may want to reserve it in advance.
- Visitors must show a photo ID to be eligible for a rental
- Rentals require either a refundable $10 deposit (cash only) OR an ID left at the rental booth. Note: The deposit will not be refunded if rental is returned to the entrance after 5:00pm.
- All rentals must be returned to the entrance no later than 5:00pm. If a rental is returned later than 5:00pm, the deposit will not be returned, or the ID may need to be mailed to the owner the next day.
- Renters must be at least 18 years of age to operate scooters.
If you have been visiting the zoo less than 3 hours and get rained out, please present your receipt to a cashier at admissions and we will stamp it for a return visit this season.