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Due to our limited capacity, we are asking all guests, including Annual Pass Holders, to obtain a timed ticket online in advance of their Zoo visit.

To comply with state and county capacity limits, and promote limited contact admission and entry, we are asking all Zoo visitors to have a dated and timed online admission ticket* to enter the Zoo.

The time slot you choose is the earliest time you may check-in at the Zoo.

Please follow the links provided below to get your tickets** online, in advance of your visit.

Questions? Please email tickets@centralfloridazoo.org.

*Guests wishing to use the AZA Reciprocal Admission Discount, or another discount offered on single day Zoo admission, must purchase their tickets at the Zoo’s Admission Window. Proper identification is required to receive discount.

**Tickets are non-refundable. No Rain Checks.


  • To help ensure we are not exceeding our capacity limits, we ask that all guests purchase timed tickets online, in advance of their visit.
  • Each individual entering the Zoo requires a dated and timed ticket. Children 2 and under are free but still require a ticket.
  • Ticket prices are inclusive of applicable tax. No discounts are available for tickets purchased online.
  • To allow for limited contact admission, tickets will be sent to your email and can be scanned directly off of your phone, from that email.
  • Tickets are valid for the date and time selected. No refunds or rain checks.
  • All guests age 13 and up are required to wear a face mask or covering throughout their Zoo visit.



  • Current Zoo Annual Pass Holders, with expiration dates of July 31, 2020 or later, must reserve tickets online in advance. Children 2 and under are free but still require a ticket.
  • Your Zoo Annual Pass Card, valid photo ID, and your dated and timed admission ticket for each member of your party will be required for entry into the Zoo.
  • Zoo Annual Pass Holders will be able to purchase their guest admission benefit ($10/guest) online.
  • All guests age 13 and up are required to wear a face mask or covering throughout their Zoo visit.


An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By visiting Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens or participating in one of its programs, you are voluntarily assuming all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Buy purchasing a ticket to the Zoo, you are agreeing to comply with the Zoo’s Mask Policy. 

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