The Arizona Zoo offers a number of kid’s classes and camp starting at preschool ages. Families can enjoy special programs such as an evening safari using flashlights. The Reid Park Zoo was founded in 1965 and has 17 acres. It has almost half a million visitors each year to see its hundreds of animals. Some of the animals you can see at the Reid Park Zoo are the African lion, Chilean flamingo, elephants, jaguar, zebras, ostrich and Polar Bears. Reid Park Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Zoo offers daily activities as well as an interactive water play area, a train and hands-on exhibits. More information on what is going on the day you are there can be found at the ticket booth.
The Reid Park Zoo also has special events. One such special event is I Do…At the Zoo. This event offers guests planning a wedding samples of the Taste of the Wild Catering, visits with Tucson’s wedding professionals and door prizes.
Where Can I Find Coupons & Discounts for Reid Park Zoo?
Groups of 15 or more can receive a discount of $1 off per ticket. Groups must register two weeks in advance. The Registration Form is available online at the Zoo’s website.
In the past, the Tucson Attractions Passport book offered a 2-for-1 admission into the zoo.
FREE admission is offered on special days such as Stand for the Children Day or Bike to the Zoo Day. To keep a lookout for these special days and requirements, check out Reid Park Zoo’s Facebook or Twitter page periodically, look in the local newspaper or call the zoo.
Local newspapers or fliers sometimes have coupons for the zoo.
Groupon sometimes offers specials for the zoo. One year, they had a coupon for the Family Membership to be almost ½ off.
Coupons websites such as RetailMeNot.com and 8coupons.com sometimes have coupons or coupon codes.
Memberships start at $25 a year with a Family membership at $65 in 2014. Military persons with a photo ID may receive 20% off any of the annual memberships. Memberships offers FREE admission to the zoo everyday it is open, discounts at the gift shop, classes, programs and camps. It includes member-only events, a subscription to the Zoo & You and FREE or DISCOUNTED admission to over 160 other zoos and aquariums in the US or Canada.
Reid Park Zoo Details
Hours for the Zoo are: September through May 9:00 am - 4:00 pm June through August 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day and on Christmas Day.
Regular price admission to the Reid Park Zoo is: $9 for Adults, $5 children from 2 - 14, children under two are FREE, $7 for Seniors.