This Alabama Zoo has over 300 animals. These include lions, tigers, bears and monkeys. It also offers a petting zoo, reptile house, aviary and animal shows every day through the summer. Animal encounters are available for a small fee. These often include the opportunity to hold, feed and pet some of the animal such as kangaroos, lemurs, African serval cat and Bengal tiger cubs. Zoo events include a Zoo Camp, Annual Low Country Boil and Annual Boo at the Zoo.
The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is known as “The Little Zoo That Could”. The zoo was given the nickname by the prime time Animal Planet series that featured some of its struggles in the last few years.
Where Can I Find Alabama Gulf Coast Coupons & Discounts?
An Alabama Gulf Coast zoo membership can offer you a way to save money if you plan to visit the zoo often. They offer five different kinds of memberships from a single person membership to a Group membership.
Local coupons books such as the Island Clipper often have discount coupons for the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. These can be found at the Welcome Centers, the Foley Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and Publix stores. Island Clipper is also available online and coupons can be printed out.
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo Details
The Gulf Coast Zoo is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. It is only open until noon on the day before these holidays.
The hours for the zoo are 9am - 4 pm every day it is open.
Regular Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo ticket prices are Adults (12+) $11, Children $8 with children under 2 FREE.
Picnic areas are available.
This shows a walking tour of the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo featuring the big cats.