Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Cincinnati
Where is it at?
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220
You can get door-to-door driving directions via GoogleMaps
Where are we going today?
The Cincinnati Zoo was recently rated the #1 attraction locally and one of the top zoos in the nation by Zagat Survey. It was recognized by Parents Magazine as #7 on the "Top Ten Best Zoos for Kids".
Over 1.2 million people visit the Zoo's award-winning exhibits, and more than 500 animal and 3,000 plant species annually. See gorillas, giraffes, penguins, see Sabu the 10,000 lb bull elephant, and much more! Great for all the family!
When can we go?
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Field trips to the Zoo are available year round every day of the week. Admission is only $5 per student and all required chaperones (1 per 10 students) are free. School Admission may not be used for Festival of Lights admission. Call 513-559-7767 to sign up today!
Check out special opportunities just for schools like live animal demonstrations. Visit our site for more details. .
Watering Hole - In Historic Vine Street Village. Six types of beer, soft drinks, snacks, french fries, chicken tenders & pub fried pretzels!
UDF Ice Cream - Hand-dipped ice cream, sundaes, and shakes. Across from Kroger Lords of the Arctic.
Safari Grill - Choose from hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches and more! At Whiting Safari Camp.
LaRosa's - A Cincinnati favorite! Across from Kroger Lords of the Arctic.
Skyline Chili - Another Cincinnati favorite at Vine Street Village..
Any Top Tips?
Check out the Total Experience Package which includes admission, 4-D theatre ticket, and rides.
We offer a Military Discount of $3 off adults & $2 off children, by showing your military id. .
Doing our bit
The Cincinnati Zoo accepted the 2010 Stars of Energy Efficiency Award in Washington DC.
The Zoo is doing its part to conserve natural resources that are critical to saving wildlife and wild places by greening its daily operations and reducing its impact on the environment.
The Zoo's Go Green initiative addresses: green building, energy efficiency, water conservation, storm water management, solid waste management, and land stewardship..
Can I get one of those?
Cincinnati Zoo Shop - Located across from Member Services near the Dury entrance.
Family Zoo Shop - Located at the entrance to the Children's Zoo.
Theatre Store - Located inside of the 4D Special FX Theater!.
What people are saying?
by Brandi Rolon
my family drove a little over 2 hrs to get here. we loved it! it was a great trip to a beautiful zoo. The prices were fair. only down side is that there were no water animals I would have loved to see a polar bear or a shark,dolphin.. but still a great visit.
by Streeter Michael
I grew up in this zoo for fourty years and It is the best zoo in the country. I love the tranfermation from what it was with cages to what it is now. Awesome family fun and great things for kids to interact with. They have done so much to contribute to the animals of this planet in conservation and education.
by James Hard
Love this zoo. we go few times a year and the kids enjoy all the different types of animals. oh can't forget about the festival of lights, if u haven't been I highly recommend you check it out.
by Fluttershy-san Dragonslayer
Awesome! The best zoo I've ever been to. It's clean, educational, and extremely diverse. Loved the animals, and the staff were very friendly. Would definitely recommend this to everyone I know!
by Michaela Hicks
beautiful zoo and cool animals but alot of rude people here!