Become a Member

A Membership offers you the opportunity to forge a closer connection with our 2000+ amazing animals. Receive insider access to the Zoo through special events, discounts on programs, and advanced alerts of new exhibits, all while enjoying unlimited entry to our spectacular 100 acre park and gardens. Best of all, a Zoo Membership pays for itself in just two visits! Join our Pride, and discover something new with every visit!

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Benefits of Belonging

  • 365 days of UNLIMITED admission to our 100 acre Zoo, gardens and 65,000 sq. ft. Elinor Friend Playground
  • Expedited entry – skip the ticket line every time
  • Special access to Members-only events, including special events and exhibit previews
  • 10% discount at all Zoo shops, cafés, and carts
  • Advanced notice of, and discounts on, youth and family programs, Zoo Camps, educational classes and special events
  • Complimentary guest and carousel ride passes*
  • Subscription to our E-Newsletter, Animail
  • Discounted admission to more than 100 zoos and aquariums nationwide
* Quantity varies based on membership level. All Membership benefits are subject to change.


Membership Levels

  • Senior
  • $90
    Annually
  • Admission for 2 named adults or 1 unnamed adult, 65 years of age and over
  • 1 single-use guest pass
    2 single-use carousel passes
    Plus all member benefits



  • Individual Plus
  • $100
    Annually
  • Admission for 1 named adult and any 1 guest
    (Cardholder must be present to enter)
  • 2 single-use carousel passes
    Plus all member benefits



  • Family
  • $130
    Annually
  • Admission for up to 2 named adults, or 1 unnamed adult, and 3 children under the age of 18
  • 1 single-use guest pass
    3 single-use carousel passes
    Plus all member benefits




  • Family Plus
  • $180
    Annually
  • Admission for 3 named adults, or 2 unnamed adult and 4 children under the age of 18
  • 2 single-use guest passes
    1 single-use parking pass
    4 single-use carousel passes
    Plus all member benefits





  • Supporting
  • $250
    Annually
  • Admission for 3 named adults, or 2 unnamed adults and 5 children under the age of 18
  • 3 single-use guest pass
    2 single-use parking passes
    5 single-use carousel passes
    Plus all member benefits





  • Sustaining
  • $500
    Annually
  • Admission for 3 named adults, or 2 unnamed adults and 6 children under the age of 18
  • 4 single-use guest pass
    4 single-use parking passes
    6 single-use carousel passes
    Invite to a Special Reception
    Plus all member benefits





  • More About Memberships
  • Special Levels

    The San Francisco Zoo is happy to offer $10 off Individual Plus, Family and Family Plus Memberships levels to the following groups
    Seniors*
    Teachers*
    Students*
    Military (active or retired)*
    Persons with disabilities

    * Valid photo ID required and available on site only.

    Contact Us

    Questions? Thoughts? Our Membership program gets better the more feedback we receive. We’d love to hear from you!

    415-753-7079
    membership@sfzoo.org
    memberfeedback@sfzoo.org
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