The Little Rock Zoo began in 1926 with an abandoned timber wolf and a retired circus bear. It now has over 725 animals from more then 200 different species including many endangered species.
The accredited zoo has buildings for the primates, reptiles, birds and big cats. The great ape exhibit houses orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas. There is also a Lemur Island exhibit and an African Lion exhibit. A children’s zoo, train, carousel and educational programs help round out the experiences you can have at the zoo. A new exhibit at the zoo is March of the Penguins.
Where Can I Find Coupons & Discounts for Little Rock Zoo?
Little Rock Zoo offers and E-newletter that can be sent to your email. This newsletter includes zoo news as well as discount coupons and promotions that are only given to the E-newletter subscribers.
Some area hotels include zoo packages have discounted rates for guests.
A Savings Sidekick Little Rock Coupon Book can be purchased online at their website. The coupon booklet includes many coupons for the area from a number of stores and restaurants. It includes free coupons for a free child’s ticket with the purchase of an adult. Other activity coupons include the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, Arkansas Skatuim, Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Museum and Museum of Discovery.
If you would like to eat at Café Africa in the Little Rock Zoo, Restaurant.com often offers discounted gift certificates. Dealcatcher.com and Travelzoo. com sometimes have a coupon code to use when buying the certificates at Restaurant.com so that a $25 gift certificate is only $2. Just go to the website and search for Café Africa Little Rock Zoo.
A group rate of $6 per person is offered for groups of 15 or more. A boxed lunch can also be purchased for $4 a person. Reservations are required to receive the group rate and must be made at least 10 days in advance.
Becoming a Little Rock Zoo Member can help save you money if you plan on as few as three trips to the zoo depending upon the size of your family.
Membership offers free admission to the Little Rock zoo all year as well as discounted or free admission to over 160 zoos in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Two carousel and train ride tickets are included and discounts at Safari Trader Gift Shop, Café Africa, education programs and birthday parties. The membership also give members free parking at the zoo, two free guest passes a year and VIP status and admission discounts at special events. Memberships range in price from $60 to $95.
Little Rock Arkansas Zoo Details
Little Rock Zoo offers special events throughout the year including breakfast with different animals. These include a buffet breakfast and a zoo keeper chat for a set price. Member usually receive a discount.
Guests of the Arkansas zoo can watch animals feeding throughout the day with participation in some feeding. While you can participate in the Lorikeet and fish feeding, you can watch the great apes and alligators being fed.
Regular admission prices are Adults $12, Seniors over 60 $10, Children 12 and under $9 and children under 12 months are free.
Parking is $2 per vehicle. However, zoo members park for free.
Little Rock Zoo is open every day of the year with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Wheelchairs, electric scooters, wagons, strollers and double strollers can all be rented at the Safari Trader Gift Shop. Rents vary in cost from $7 to $25 a day. A small deposit is required on some items.