Purchase Group Tickets in Advance

Purchase group zoo tickets in advance and receive complimentary admission for one group leader and one bus driver.

The Zoo also offers the chance to enhance your group's visit by adding on Catering and/or Educational Experiences. Our catering and educational options are available for visitors of all ages and group activities.

Read more about our Zoo Membership to learn how joining the North Carolina Zoo Society can benefit you, your family and your business when visiting The Zoo.

Group Rates (15 Guests+)

Adult $13

Senior (62+)

Military (1 per ID)



Child (2-12) $9
Child (Under 2) FREE


Group Rates at the Admission Gates

Group Rates are available at the admission gate on the day of your visit as long as your group meets the following criteria:

  • Group includes 15 or more paying guests (ages two and up).
  • Group must use one single form of payment with cash, credit or debit.
  • All members must enter the Zoo together as a group at the same time.

Note that purchasing a group rate on the day of the visit does not include complimentary admissions for group leaders or bus drivers. In order to receive this benefit, please purchase in advance online or by calling 336.879.7700 or 1.800.488.0444, ext. 7700.

For big groups, also consider acquiring our Corporate Zoo Memberships. This provides 25 to 600 one-day passes for FREE admission and discounted zoo prices at all society gift shops. All proceeds from the Corporate Zoo Membership help support Zoo operations.


Enhance Your Group Visit at the Zoo