Zoo Atlanta Tours
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Founded based on a need for space for former circus animals, Zoo Atlanta has been a mainstay attraction in Atlanta since 1889. Today, it houses more than 1,500 animals and has the largest number of gorillas and orangutans of any zoo in the United States. Additionally, Zoo Atlanta is one of only four in the U.S. that houses giant pandas.
The 40-acre zoo features seven exhibits, including the popular Ford African Rain Forest and the giant pandas exhibit with its two inhabitants, a male and a female, both on loan from China. Children love the petting zoo, where they can interact with sheep, goats and pigs.
Zoo Atlanta hours vary by the season. Adult tickets cost $21.99, and childern's tickets are $16.99. There are discounts for military members and senior citizens. The zoo is located in historic Grant Park, easily accessible from downtown Atlanta and a mile from Turner Field.
Address: 800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30315, USA
Admission: Adults $21.99, Children $16.99
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Zoo Atlanta
Experience Atlanta’s must-see tourist attractions—and enjoy considerable savings—on this exciting Atlanta CityPASS. Visit the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, and CNN Studio Tours. Then choose between Zoo Atlanta or the National Center for Civil and Human Rights; and the Fernbank Museum of Natural History or the College Football Hall of Fame. This Atlanta CityPASS is valid for 30 consecutive days from the first date of use. Convenient mobile tickets are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Zoo Atlanta hours of operation?
Zoo Atlanta hours of operation: Varies. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Zoo Atlanta?
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