The Living Desert Zoo
Coupons & Discounts

  • November 11-13, 2017 - Veterans Day Promotion - The Living Desert Zoo offers veterans and up to 6 members of their family 50% off of the regular admission price. Proper ID required. No word yet on 2017.
  • The 2017 Entertainment Book has a coupon for $3 off general admission for The Living Desert Zoo. If you don't have a book or mobile app, you can get one here.
  • A Living Desert discount is offered during the days that have extended hours. The reduced tickets start at 5 pm.
  • Costco sometimes has discounts on Living Desert tickets.
Guests at the living desert in california can see bighorn sheep.

Guests at the living desert in california can see bighorn sheep.

  • A senior discount is available for all those over 62 years of age.
  • A military discount is available at the zoo's ticket gate. Proper ID required.
  • A AAA discount is offered at the zoo's ticket gate. Proper ID required.
  • Living Desert group rates are offered to 15 people or more with the purchase of block tickets.  Reservations must be made in advance by calling the zoo or purchasing block tickets online.
  • A coupon for $3 off up to four people can be found at the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism website or call for them to send it to you.
  • You can sign up for a Zoo Newsletter to be sent to your email address.  This will announce any events and specials.
  • Living Desert has a Facebook and Twitter page. They announce on there any events or specials.
  • A membership can save you money if you plan on going to Living Desert a few times. Membership offers Free daytime admission for one year, entrance to the zoo earlier then the general public, reduced admission price for guests, Free or discounted admission to more then 150 zoos, aquariums, gardens & arboretums in the United States and discounts at the gift shop and nursery.

The Living Desert coupons, discounts, deals and specials are usually for a limited time and have an expiration date.


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The Living Desert Zoo Information

Address:  47900 Portola Avenue, Palm Desert, California 92260  

Phone: 1-760-346-5694.


Size:  1,200 acres

About The Living Desert Zoo

Living Desert focuses on the plants and animals found in the deserts of the world including ten different ecosystems from the North. American deserts can be seen in the immersion gardens. You will see such animals as bighorn sheep, onyx, wolves, striped hyenas, thick billed parrots, leopards and golden eagles.

This California attraction houses exotic and endangered animals and the zoo's hospital offers guests a look at procedures and interactions with the animals.

The Palm Desert zoo offers a children’s play park called Gecko Gulch and live animal shows.  An interactive Discovery Center offers information about the Coachella Valley region. 

The Living Desert Details

Living Desert is open every day except for December 25.  

Living Desert zoo hours from June 1 to September 30 are 8 am to 1:30 pm (last admission is taken at 1 pm). The rest of the year the hours are 9 am to 5 pm.

Regular admission prices are Adults $19.95, Children from 3-12 $9.95, Children under 3 FREE, Seniors over 62 $17.95.

Animal Presentations, feedings and Keeper Chats are offered daily and can be found on your program.

Some activities such as camel rides and the carousel are offered for an additional cost. Carousel rides are $2 and camel rides are $5.

Shuttles are offered by the park for $6 for Adults and $3 for Children for all day. The shuttle has eleven stops and comes by every 15 minutes. The driver can be informed of your destination as you board.