Hours of Operation
Southwick’s Zoo is open 10:00am-5:00pm every day including all holidays during the season (mid-April through October). The zoo remains open rain or shine.
Our main grounds will close after October 31st, however a portion of the zoo will remain open during November and December. Click here to learn more about what will be available.
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.
*Does not include rides
|Children (3-12 years)|
Children 2 years and under free
|Seniors (62 years+)||$18|
|EARTH Ltd Members||Free|
Includes general admission + unlimited mechanical rides. Does not include live animal rides, maze, or zipline.
General admission + Mechanical Rides (All kiddie rides, Skyfari, & Train)
Combo admission does not include pony & camel rides, the Rainforest Adventure Maze, or the soaring Eagle Zipline.
|Adult or Child (3-12)|
For children 2 years and under, you can purchase individual ride tickets or a wristband for $16.
Family Value Pass
Family 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. Family Value Pass admissions can be used for children, adults, and seniors. Kids 2 and under are always free!
|12 Admissions + Mechanical Rides (does not include animal rides, maze, or zipline)|
Recommended Memorial Day-Labor Day.
|12 Admissions without rides||$204|
Field Trip and Group Rates
|Weekdays (Mon-Fri no holidays)||$11/person|
|Weekends (Sat & Sun no holidays)||$15.00/person|
Field trips and group visit have a 20 person minimum, and they must be booked 2 weeks in advance.
Click here to learn more about booking.
ID or proof of service required
|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 admission. You must have current AAA card to receive discount at time of purchase. This offer is not available for online ticket purchases and can only be applied to general admission purchased at the zoo.
Bulk Tickets: 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
We offer rentals for strollers and wheel chairs. Rentals require a $10 refundable deposit. Only cash is accepted for rentals.
*We do not have electric scooters
To reserve a stroller or wheelchair, please call our admissions at: 1-800-258-9182 ext 204
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.