Zoo Rates & Hours

Special Notice: 

The Greenville Zoo will reopen to the general public on June 8. All guests, including members, will need to either reserve a time or purchase a ticket prior to visiting as tickets will not be sold onsite.

During this reopening phase, zoo rates and hours will remain the same. The Greenville Zoo will be open from 9am to 5pm with the last admission at 4:00pm. While rates and hours remain the same, there will be some changes to how you will enter the zoo.

To help with social distancing and capacity management, there will be timed ticketing for entry. There will be a limited number of tickets available, so make sure to reserve your spot. Members will also need to reserve a time slot. To reserve your ticket or to learn more about the new procedures, click here.


Spring/Summer Hours
March 1 - September 30
Admission to the zoo is from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Fall/Winter Hours
October 1 - February 28
Admission to the zoo is from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The zoo closes at 5 p.m.

Holiday Closures
The zoo is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. The zoo is open all other holidays.

Annual Maintenance Closure
The zoo typically closes during the first two weeks of February to allow staff to complete larger annual maintenance projects.

Young Boy Handling a Centipede During a Zoo Education Program Visit

Regular Rates

Children ages 3 - 15$6.50
Children 2 and under (admitted only with an adult)Free
Active or retired military and their spouse (with military ID)$8.75
Children of active or retired military (with military ID)$5.50
Seniors 65+ with ID$8.75

Group Rates

Not available due to social distancing practices

  • Group rates are available when one person makes one lump sum payment for 15 or more people who enter the zoo together.
  • Individuals who pay separately from the lump sum payment will be charged $9.75* (adult) and $6.50* (child). These amounts include tax and a Quarter for Conservation.
  • On weekdays only, one adult will be admitted free with 10 children (offer not valid on weekends and holidays).

Fill out our online group registration form.

Sorry, group rates are not available during special events.

Children ages 3 - 15$5.25
Children 2 and underFree

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