Atlanta Metro / Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta

800 Cherokee Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

  • Zoo Atlanta is one of only four zoos in the U.S. housing giant pandas.

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  • African elephant Wild Encounter

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  • Sumatran tiger

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  • Aldabra tortoise

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  • Zoo Atlanta is home to the nation's largest collection of western lowland gorillas.

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  • Zoo Atlanta is home to a renowned diversity of reptiles and amphibians.

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  • Eastern black rhinoceros

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  • Outback Station petting zoo

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  • Komodo dragon

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  • Close encounters at the giraffe feeding deck

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  • Chilean flamingos

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  • Parakeet feeding at Boundless Budgies

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An accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo Atlanta inspires value and preservation of wildlife through a unique mix of education and outdoor family fun. From well-known native wildlife to critically endangered species on the brink of extinction, the zoo offers close encounters with more than 1,500 animals from around the world.

Visitors can feed giraffes and have behind-the-scenes adventures with African elephants, giant pandas and a Komodo dragon. See the nation's largest collection of gorillas, the largest zoological collection of orangutans in the U.S., and many vanishing reptiles and amphibians. Don't miss interactive wildlife shows; keeper talks and training demonstrations; the petting zoo; playgrounds; and kid-friendly rides and attractions.

Located in historic Grant Park just minutes from downtown Atlanta, Zoo Atlanta has ree parking and easy access to MARTA. The zoo is open 363 days a year with the exceptions of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:30AM - 6:30PM
    Monday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
    Tuesday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
    Wednesday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
    Thursday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
    Friday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
    Saturday: 9:30AM - 6:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $21.99

    Children (Ages 3 to 11) $16.99

    Children 2 and under Free

    College Students (with school ID) $17.99

    Military (with ID) $17.99

    Seniors (65 and up) $17.99


    AAA, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    ATM, Concessions, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Maps / Brochures in Other Languages, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round, Outdoor Location

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Minimum Group Size

    Near Interstate Highway

    20, 75, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages