After 2 PM - You can save money by going to the Santa Ana Zoo later in the day. A Santa Ana Zoo discount of $2 is offered after 2 pm. Some restrictions may apply.

May 20, 2018 -  Party for the Planet/Endangered Species Day. Admission is FREE for members and Santa Ana residents. FREE with price of a ticket for the general public.

December 15-16, 2018 - Snow Day with the Critters. Admission is FREE for Santa Ana residents and members. For the general public, it is FREE with a paid ticket.

The third Sunday of every month is Resident FREE Day. Santa Ana residents can visit the zoo for FREE with proof of residency.

Occasionally zoo members can purchase discounted train and carousel rides.

Get cheap tickets at Santa Ana Zoo with a Senior rate.

You can find out about current zoo specials, deals and discounts on their website page, Facebook and Twitter pages.

If you have a membership to another AZA or California zoo, you may qualify to receive FREE or discounted admission to the Santa Ana zoo when you show your zoo membership card.

Santa Ana Zoo membership offer FREE unlimited admission for one year, discounts on the gift shop and snack bar, special membership days and FREE or discounted admission to over 150 zoos in the United States.

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


Santa Ana Zoo Information

Address: 1801 East Chestnut Ave., Santa Ana, California 92701

Phone: 1-714-836-4000



About Santa Ana Zoo

The Santa Ana Zoo is an AZA accredited zoo containing 20 lovely acres with over 250 animals including a large monkey colony of fifty monkeys.   

At the Amazon’s Edge part of the zoo, you can see black howler monkey, black-necked swan, crested screamer, tarantula, poison dart frogs and boa constrictor.

The Treetops Exhibit is home to golden lion tamarin, emperor tamarin, golden-headed lion tamarin, margay cat and others.

The Amazon Aviary is 9,000 square feet and holds a number of colorful Amazon birds that roam through the facility as if in the wild.  

The Bauer Jaguar Exploration Outpost offers a number of hands-on experiment and information as well as some insect and spider displays.

The California Zoo has a Train ride, camel rides and Carousel available to guests for a small extra fee. 

Santa Ana Zoo Details

The Santa Ana Zoo is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.  

Santa Ana zoo hours are 10 am - 4 pm.  Guests already in the zoo can stay until 5 pm.

Santa Ana Zoo admission prices are Weekdays: Adults $10, Children (3-12) $7, Senior (60 and up) $7 and children under 3 are FREE. Weekends: Adults $12, Children (3-12) $9, Senior (60 and up) $9 and children under 3 are FREE. Be aware that a service fee is charged when using credit and debit cards.

Parking is FREE.

Picnic areas are available inside the zoo. The zoo is located in Prentice Park and there are also picnic areas in the park.

Wheelchairs are available for a small fee at the gift shop. All exhibits are wheelchair accessible.


More California Travel Articles

Santa Barbara Zoo Coupons
Santa Cruz Boardwalk Coupons
SeaWorld San Diego Coupons
Sequoia Zoo Park Coupons