Visitor Info

Ready for an Adventure?

Southwick’s Zoo is open every day, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

Rain or shine | Including all holidays

Have Questions? Contact our Guest Services at guestservices@southwickszoo.com.

Information is subject to change without notice. Please check back for updates.

Southwick’s Zoo remains open all holidays during the zoo season (early April thru October).
Southwick’s is open rain or shine, however certain attractions and features are only available weather permitting.

Admission Information

General Admission Tickets

In-person and online admission available.

Purchase Day & Time specific admission for Southwick's Zoo by following the link below.

Online Flex Tickets

Single-day tickets to use any day during the season (early April through October)

*Most Flexible Option*

Online Flex Tickets are single-day tickets that are valid to use for any day during our zoo season (early April - October 31).  You do not need to select a specific date or entry time when purchasing Flex Tickets. 

Gift Card

 Online Only

Looking for the perfect gift for that special person, but just can't decide on what ticket to purchase? Let them choose by purchasing an online gift card that can be used for admission online or here at the zoo!

Online Gift Cards can be used:
- to buy admission tickets online
- to buy admission at our entrance
- at the Purple Peacock Gift Shop
- at the Zebra Cafe

*Online Gift Cards CANNOT be used for EARTH memberships, animal encounters, rides and attractions, Galliford's Restaurant & Tavern, food venues (excluding the Zebra Cafe), and gift shops (excluding the Purple Peacock Gift Shop).

 Online Gift Cards will be emailed to you or the recipient. You may print the gift certificate out, or show it on your phone. They are digital cards only and cannot be mailed.

Value Pass

 Online Only

Value Passes are punch cards that include 12 admissions. Each time you use an admission, we will punch a hole in the pass. Value Passes don't expire, so you do not need to use all 12 admissions in a single season!

If you purchase a Value Pass online, we will scan the barcode on your email confirmation at the entrance and provide you with your punch card ticket.

Children ages 2 years and under are free and do not require a ticket.

EARTH Limited Members

EARTH Members do not need to make a reservation for their zoo visit.

Members must check in at the gate, so please have your keytag ready to scan (if you have not yet received your keytag or need a replacement, you can check in by name). Learn more about membership with EARTH Limited.

Military Rates

*Military rates are available at the entrance, however please be aware that they are not available online. A military ID or other proof of service must be presented at admissions to receive discount.

Active Service: free admission (does not include rides)

Dependents of Active Service: $20 admission (does not include rides)

Veterans: $15 admission (does not include rides) 



Parking is FREE at Southwick's Zoo.

Parking for the zoo is located in the large lot across the street from our main entrance. The parking lot in front of the main entrance is reserved for Galliford’s Restaurant & Tavern parking and handicap parking.