Oakland Zoo Coupons & Discounts

Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 10:00am - 4:00pm - Mother's Day - Mothers get to ride the train for FREE at Oakland Zoo on Mother's Day. 

Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 10:00am - 5:30pm - Father's Day - Fathers get a FREE train ride at the zoo on Father's Day.

September 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 4:00pm - Grandparent's Day - Grandparents can ride the train for FREE.

2017 - Senior Days. On June 19, July 17, August 21 & September 18 from 10 am - 4 pm seniors receive FREE admission. 

Oakland Zoo offers Military discount that is given to military families with a current ID. 

In the past, the Zoo has featured FREE Senior days for Oakland residents 65+ receive free admission to Oakland Zoo. Seniors must be 65 and over with valid ID and must be residents of Oakland.

visitors to oakland zoo in california can see sun bears.

visitors to oakland zoo in california can see sun bears.

Groups of 12 or more can receive a discounted admission price as well as parking. Reservations are required for this Oakland Zoo deal.

In the past, Oakland Zoo discounts can be found on Groupon. Check them out here.

A membership offers FREE admission into the Oakland Zoo, FREE parking at the Oakland Zoo, FREE guest passes for 2 adults and 2 children and more.

Seniors over 76 years of age are FREE.  Seniors from 65-75 can receive a discount.

Oakland Zoo coupons, discounts, deals and specials are usually for a limited time and may have an expiration date.


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Oakland Zoo Information

Address:  9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, California 94605

Phone:  1-510-632-9525.  

Website: www.oaklandzoo.org

Animals: Over 660        

Size:  100 acres

About Oakland Zoo

The Oakland Zoo is set up in biomes or geographically defined and natural areas. Each region is home to the animals within it. Some of the biomes include African Savannah, African Velot and Tropical Rain Forest. In addition, the California zoo has a Children’s Zoo with such animals as American Alligator, River Otter, a Goat and Sheep Barn, Bat, Lemur, and a Reptile and Bug House.

This Children’s Zoo area includes areas for the kids to explore like Lily Pad Hop, Bug Climbers and Giant Orb Weaver Spider Web. Ancient fossil displays are seen in this area with a featured one being the Super Croc. This zoo also has animal feedings and a ride area with rides such as a Sky ride, train ride and carousel.

Oakland Zoo Details

Hours for the Oakland Zoo vary by season.  From the end of May to the beginning of September, the hours are Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.  On Saturday, Sunday and holidays, hours are from 10 am to 5:30 pm.

Regular admission prices are Adults $18.75, Children from 2-14 and Seniors $14.75 and Children under 2 are FREE. Adults over 76 years of age are FREE.

Parking is $10 per car and $13 for buses.

Picnic lunches can be taken into the park. Picnic tables are available for use on the lower level inside the Main Gate.