Honolulu Zoo

Honolulu, HI

Zoos & Wildlife
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Where are we going?

Address: Kapahulu-Zoo Trail, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA How do we get there? Number: 808 971-7171
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About this activity

Are you excited to explore the WILDEST place in Waikiki! It must be Honolulu Zoo, of course!

Here, the whole family can explore the 42 acres that are home to 905 different animals from the tropics. It's certainly an adventure!

A day at Honolulu Zoo is never dull. There are so many amazing creatures you can come face to face with, study, learn about, watch, be entertained by, and perhaps make friends with!

Kids can meet their favorite animals, and perhaps learn about some they have never heard of before! You can even imagine you are on safari on the plains of Africa, watching those incredible animals move in herds.

Have you ever seen a zebra or an elephant up close? Have you ever just watched an African Wild Dog, or seen how impressive the African Lion really is?

Maybe you want to spend the afternoon with the Malayan Sun Bear, or learning what a Domestic Zebu is!

From Aardvarks, to llamas, to Dik Diks, to lemurs....Honolulu Zoo really is a great place to learn all about the amazing animals of the world - without leaving the island!

Let's not forget about those reptiles and birds too. The zoo is packed with frogs, swans, tortoise, kookaburras, geckos, ostrich, lizards, and even alligators!

For a bit of a change, why not explore those wonderful plants in the Zoo's botanical garden? Kids can learn what plants are not only native to hawaii, but also have a strong importance to the Polynesian culture. 

With a playground for those active kids too, it's certainly a WILD day out in Hawaii! ROAR!

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How much does it cost?






$11 (Ages 3-12)



Kama'aina and military discounts


Free Under

2 years


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Honolulu Zoo FAQ’s

They have a number of conservation partners, and support biological studies and conservation activities

It's not just the animals that need to eat! The zoo has a plantation cafe where you can re-fuel ready for the rest of your adventure!

If you love the zoo and want to get a great bargain, check out the memberships! You can get family memberships which offer great savings

Of course there is a gift shop! Make sure you bring that pocket money as there are a host of animal-themed gifts and souvenirs to take home!

They offer camps and school field trips, which are a great learning experience for the students! More details can be found online.

There is a picnic lawn that you can enjoy your own drinks and snacks on - just make sure you place your trash in the trash cans on the way out!

Speak to staff if you have any questions about accessibility!

Don't miss the playground for those kids if they need to expel some energy!

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