admission prices

  • Adults

  • Seniors


    Ages 65+

  • Children


    Ages 3-12

  • Infants & Toddlers


    Ages 2 & under

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group rates

Bring your extended family, church, or civic group to the Chattanooga Zoo! Daily group admissions are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To make a group reservation, please call 423.697.1319

Please note, outside food or beverages are not permitted in the Zoo.

Tickets Order Lunch
Qualifications for Group Rates
  • Your group must have 15+ people
  • At least one adult chaperone to every 10 children.
  • Pay together at the same time to recieve discounted rate
  • Groups must make a reservation at least 3 days in advance


  • Adults

  • Seniors


    Ages 65+

  • Children


    Ages 3-12

School Groups

  • Students

  • NSLP Students

  • Adults


    Must register in advance with school group. Adults that pay on arrival pay full price.

Additional information

Please note that picnic facilities are no longer available inside the zoo and outside food and drink is not permitted. However, there are picnic areas right outside of the Zoo in the larger Warner Park. There are food offerings at the Zoo's Gombe Cafe located inside the Zoo.

Outside animals are not allowed on Zoo grounds. Service dogs and service miniature horses are allowed with proper identification.

Shoes and appropriate clothing is required while visiting the Chattanooga Zoo.

Become a member

Join the zoo and recieve the benefits of a zoo membership including admission year round and discounts on special events and zoo shop purchases.



Zoo Rides are not included in Regular Zoo Admission. Zoo ride times and prices are subject to change without notice. For more information on Zoo Rides, please contact Visitor Services via email or call 423.697.1322.

Camel Rides

Wed - Sun Must be 38” tall to ride unaccompanied

Camel rides are subject to animal health and weather and can be cancelled or postponed at anytime without notice

  • $5 per person