Blank Park Zoo Coupons & Discounts

The 2018 Entertainment Book is offering a coupon for buy one, get one FREE admission for Blank Park Zoo. If you do not have a book or mobile app, you can get one here.

A Senior discount Blank Park Zoo ticket is offered to all those 65 and older.

Going to the Blank Park Zoo in the winter can save you money as prices are discounted in the winter months.

A group rate for 20 and over is available. Reservations are needed in advance by calling the number listed.

This zoo has, in the past, offered zoo deals for the military over July 4th weekend.

Some online coupon websites offer coupon or promo codes to use when ordering tickets or memberships online.

Several hotels in the area offer a Blank Park Zoo and hotel package deal.

If your family is going to the zoo more than 2 times, then a Blank Park Zoo membership may be a deal for you. With the membership, you get FREE or discounted admission to 200 zoos and aquariums in the US, discounts to special events, gift shops and more.

Blank Park Zoo coupons, discounts, specials and deals are usually for a limited time and may change often.

Blank Park Zoo Information

Address: 7401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50315

Phone: 1-515-285-4722


Animals: about 1,480                    

Size: 49 acres


About Blank Park Zoo

Blank Park Zoo is an accredited zoo located in Des Moines, Iowa. The zoo is divided into the following ares: Discovery Center, Aquarium of the Discovery Center, African Boardwalk, Australia Adventure, Kid’s Kingdom, Big Cat Complex and Hub Harbor Pinniped Pavilion.

Discovery Center includes areas such as The Cave that has exhibits of nocturnal animals and reptiles as well as many tropical birds.  

Aquarium of the Discovery Center offers sea creatures from around the world. It includes a waterfall as well as a coral reef attraction.

Australia Adventure has an Australian barn and aviary.

Kid’s Kingdom is a huge playground of slides, mazes, fossil digging areas and other playground items.

Big Cat Complex is home to snow Leopards, Amur Tigers and African Lions.

Hub Harbor Pinniped Pavilion has an underwater viewing area as well as two other viewing areas. It is home to sea lions and harbor seals.

In addition to these areas, Blank Park Zoo has a number of individual exhibits.

Blank Park Zoo Details

This Iowa attraction is open every day of the year except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Some exhibits may close on bad weather days.

Hours for the zoo are:  May – September: 9am to 5pm, October – April: 10am to 4pm.

Regular zoo ticket prices are Adults $14, Children (3-12) $8, Seniors (65 and older) $11 and Children 2 and under are FREE.

No outside food or drink is allowed in the zoo. There are picnic areas available at Blank park, which is near the parking lot. Make sure to get your hand stamped if you are leaving zoo grounds and plan on reentering.

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