2014 Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium® Admission Fees



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Zoo Admission (March 9 - November 1)
Children (ages 2 & under): FREE
Children (ages 3-11): $10
Adults (ages 12 and over): $15
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $14
Military Adult (12 and over): $14
Military Child (ages 3-11): $9

Zoo Admission (January 1 - March 8, 2014; November 2 - March 7, 2015)
Children (2 and under): FREE Buy Online Children (ages 3-11): $9.00 Adults (ages 12 and over): $13.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $12.50
Military Adult (12 and over) $12.50
Military Child (3-11) $8

Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film)
March 9 - November 1
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE Children (ages 3 - 11): $14.00
Adults (ages 12 and over): $19.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $18.50
Military Child (ages 3 - 11): $13.50
Military Adult (ages 12 and over): $18.50
For showtimes, please click here.

Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film)
January 1 - March 8, 2014; November 2 - March 7, 2015
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $13.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $18.00
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $17.00
Military Adult (ages 12 and over): $17.00
Military Child (ages 3 - 11): $12.50
For showtimes, please click here.

Lozier IMAX® Theater Fees
The Lozier IMAX® Theater is now considered a paid feature within the Zoo. Admission to the theater will only be issued to guests visiting with an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership or with regular paid admission. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members: FREE
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $5.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $5.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $5.50
For showtimes, please
click here.

Reciprocal Zoos Admission Fees (March 9 - November 1)
Children (2 and under): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $5
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $7

Reciprocal Zoos Admission Fees (January 1 - March 8, 2014; November 2 - March 7, 2015)
Children (2 and under): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $4.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $6.75
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $6.25
Click here for a list of the most current Reciprocal Participants.

Package Your Zoo Visit




Packages are available for purchase inside Guest Services, located at the main entrance of the Zoo.  They are not available online.

2014 School Admission Fees


School admission rate is given specifically to groups when student admission is being paid for by the school. Reservations are required in advance to receive school discount. One person must pay for the entire group to receive the school discount.

Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 or click here to make a reservation.

School Rates: Zoo Admission for Nebraska Schools
Children (through 6th grade): $5.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.00

School Rates: Zoo Admission for Schools Outside of Nebraska Children (through 6th grade): $5.75
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.25

School Rates: Lozier IMAX® Theater for Nebraska Schools 
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
Children (through 6th grade): $3.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $3.50

School Rates: Lozier IMAX® Theater for Schools Outside of Nebraska
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
Children (through 6th grade): $3.75
Adults (ages 12 and over): $3.75
For showtimes, please click here.

The Lozier IMAX® Theater is now considered a paid feature within the Zoo. Admission to the theater will only be issued to guests visiting with an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership or with regular paid admission. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.

2014 Group Admission Rates


Group rates are available with three weeks advance notice for groups of 40 or more. Organized groups of 40 or more, please call (402) 738-6916 to make a reservation.  Groups with less than 40 visitors, regular admission rates will apply.

Group Rates: Zoo Admission
(March 9 - November 1)
Children (2 and under): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $9.00
Adults (12 and over): $14.00
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $13.00

Group Rates: Zoo Admission
(January 1 - March 8, 2014; November 2 - March 7, 2015)
Children (2 and under): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $8.00
Adults (12 and over): $12.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $11.50

Group Rates: Zoo and Lozier IMAX Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX film)
(March 9 - November 1)

Children (2 and under if sitting in lap): FREE
Children (ages 3-11): $13.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $18.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $17.50

Group Rates: Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film)
(January 1 - March 8, 2014; November 2 - March 7, 2015)

Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
Children (ages 3-11): $12.50
Adults (ages 12 and over):  $17.00
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $16.00

Group Rates: Lozier IMAX® Theater  Rates
*IMAX tickets must be purchased with Zoo admission.
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
Children (ages 3 - 11): $4.50
Adults (ages 12 and over): $4.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $4.50
For showtimes, please click here.

The Lozier IMAX® Theater is now considered a paid feature within the Zoo. Admission to the theater will only be issued to guests visiting with an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership or with regular paid admission. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.

Zoo Hours:

March 9 through November 1: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Buildings stay open until 6 p.m.

November 2 through March 8: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily. Buildings stay open until 5 p.m.

Open year-round except for Christmas Day.


Exhibit Information:

Stingray Beach is temporarily closed.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Lemur Walkway, located at Expedition Madagascar, is open for the season. Its hours are as follows, weather permitting:

  • Friday, May 23 through Monday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (open everyday)
  • Friday, Sept. 5, through Sunday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (open Fridays through Sundays only)

    The Red Barn Yard, located in Red Barn Park, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for a complete schedule of events at Red Barn Yard.

    The Budgie Encounter, located by Red Barn Park, will open for the season on Friday, May 23.

    The Berniece Grewcock Butterfly and Insect Pavilion is open for the season. Hours are as follows:

    • Insect wing: Open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 9 through November 1 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 2 to March 7, 2015.
    • Butterfly wing: Open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 9 through November 1. From November 2 through March 7, 2015, it will be open Monday through Friday for on-the-hour guided tours only and Saturday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Ride Information:

    All Day Rides Pass
    Cost is $14 each
    Good for Skyfari, Omaha Zoo Railroad, Tram or Sue's Carousel rides during one-day visit. Camel Rides not included. Available May through September. 

    Skyfari
    One-way ride: $3 per person
    Round-trip ride: $5 per person

    • March 1 - March 31: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Weekends Only
    • April 1 - May 9: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Roundtrips: Monday - Thursday; Two Way: Friday - Sunday
    • May 10 - September 1: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • September 2 - November 1: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Roundtrips: Monday - Thursday; Two Way: Friday - Sunday
    • November 2 - November 30: Closed
    Train
    Round-trip ride: $5 per person
    Children 2 and under are free

    • March 1 - March 31: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Weekends Only
    • April 1 - May 9: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday - Sunday Only
    • May 10 - September 1: 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • September 2 - November 1: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday - Sunday Only
    • November 2 - November 30: Closed
    Sue's Wildlife Carousel
    Cost per ride: $2 per person
    • March 1 - March 31: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Weekends Only
    • April 1 - May 9: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • May 10 - September 1: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • September 2 - November 1: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • November 2 - November 30: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Daily
    Tram
    Round-trip ride: $2 per person
    Children 2 and under are free

    • March 1 - March 31: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Weekends Only
    • April 1 - May 9: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • May 10 - September 1: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • September 2 - November 1: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Daily
    • November 2 - November 30: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Daily

    Camel Rides
    Cost per ride: $5 per person

    • Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    All rides are weather dependent and will not operate if there is rain, snow, ice or if the temperature will not reach 50 degrees by 1 p.m. or will operate on a modified schedule if the temperature will be above 90 degrees by 1 p.m. Skyfari will not operate if there are high winds.

    You must be at least 12 years old to ride Skyfari without an adult. Children under the age of 12 will be required to ride with an adult.

    You must be at least 42 inches tall to ride Sue's Wildlife Carousel without an adult.

    Rentals:

    Single stroller: $8 per day
    Double strollers: $12 per day
    Wagons: $12 per day
    Electric shop riders: $25 per day*
    Manual wheelchairs and adult chairs: $8.00 per day 

    All rentals are available at the Main Entrance Gift Shop all year round or at the gazebo outside the North Gate Gift Shop from Memorial Day to Labor Day. All rentals are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

    *To rent an Electric shop rider, visitors must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver's license.