Membership Information

Did you know a Membership to the San Francisco Zoological Society can pay for itself in fewer than two visits? Yes, family together time is priceless, but we work hard to make sure our Membership Levels are a great value. 

 

Benefits of Belonging 


  • 365 days of FREE admission to the Zoo
  • Expedited entry – skip the ticket line every time
  • FREE or discounted admission to Boo at the Zoo, March of the Penguins, and other special events
  • FREE guest, ride, and parking passes*
  • 10% discount at all Zoo shops, cafés, and carts
  • Daily access to the Elinor Friend Playground
  • Free or discounted admission to more than 100 zoos and aquariums nationwide
  • Discounts on education classes, Zoo camps, and activities for kids and adults
  • Invitations to exclusive Members-only events, including Members’ Mornings and sneak previews
  • Personalized Membership cards
  • Subscription to Members-only newsletters and emails
  • Show your San Francisco Zoo Membership card at select area businesses and save
  • Zoo Membership is a donation and it is tax deductible. Save your receipt.

* Quantity varies based on membership Level. See chart below for details. No guest/parking/ride passes issued with Teacher/Student memberships.


SFZS Membership Levels

Individual - $85
Admission for 1 cardholder

1 single-use guest pass
1 single-use parking pass
1 single-use ride ticket

Plus all member benefits

Senior - $70
65 years of age and over
Admission for 2 cardholders

1 single-use guest pass
1 single-use parking pass
1 single-use ride ticket

Plus all member benefits

Teacher/Student - $55
Must join onsite and show
Teacher or Student ID

Admission for 1 cardholder
Plus all member benefits

Family - $115
Admission for 2 cardholders
and up to 5 children

2 single-use guest passes
2 single-use parking passes
2 single-use ride tickets

Plus all member benefits 
Patron - $175
Admission for 2 cardholders
and up to 5 children

3 single-use guest passes
3 single-use parking passes
3 single-use ride tickets

Plus all member benefits

Supporting - $250
Admission for 2 cardholders
and up to 5 children

4 single-use guest passes
4 single-use parking passes
4 single-use ride tickets

Plus all member benefits

Sustaining - $500
Admission for 2 cardholders
and up to 5 children

4 single-use guest passes
4 single-use parking passes
4 single-use ride tickets
Invitation to Director’s Reception

Plus all member benefits 

Have Questions?
Visit the Membership FAQ

Gift Membership Giving a Zoo Membership as a gift? Just check "gift" on the form and fill out the recipient's information.

Teacher/Student Membership Must join in person at the Zoo and provide ID.

$1,000+ Guardian
This special level of support for the Zoo brings all of the benefits listed above, plus so much more. If you're interested in learning more about Zoo Guardianship, click here or e-mail guardians@sfzoo.org.

 

Zoo II

Find out more about Zoo II