2015 Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium® Admission Fees


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Winter Zoo Admission:
January 1 – March 14; November 1 – December 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $13.95
Children (ages 3-11): $9.95
Seniors (65 and over): $12.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $12.95
Military Child (3-11): $8.95

Spring and Fall Zoo Admission:
March 15 – May 14; September 15 – October 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $15.95
Children (ages 3-11): $10.95
Seniors (65 and over): $14.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $14.95
Military Child (3-11): $9.95                                            

Summer Zoo Admission:
May 15 – September 14

Adults (ages 12 and over): $16.95
Children (ages 3-11): $11.95
Seniors (65 and over): $15.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $15.95
Military Child (3-11): $10.95

Winter Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film):
January 1 – March 14; November 1 – December 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $18.45
Children (ages 3-11): $14.45
Seniors (65 and over): $17.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $17.45
Military Child (3-11): $13.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Spring and Fall Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film):
March 15 – May 14; September 15 – October 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $20.45
Children (ages 3-11): $15.45
Seniors (65 and over): $19.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $19.45
Military Child (3-11): $14.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Summer Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film):
May 15 – September 14

Adults (ages 12 and over): $21.45
Children (ages 3-11): $16.45
Seniors (65 and over): $20.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $20.45
Military Child (3-11): $15.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter 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
Adults (ages 12 and over): $5.50
Children (ages 3 - 11): $5.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $5.50
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
For showtimes, please click here.

Winter Reciprocal Zoo Admission: January 1 – March 14; November 1 – December 31
Adults (ages 12 and over): $6.95
Children (ages 3-11): $4.95
Seniors (65 and over): $6.45
Children (2 and under): FREE

Spring and Fall Reciprocal Zoo Admission: March 15 – May 14; September 15 – October 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.95
Children (ages 3-11): $5.45
Seniors (65 and over): $7.45
Children (2 and under): FREE

Summer Reciprocal Zoo Admission: May 15 – September 14
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.45
Children (ages 3-11): $5.95
Seniors (65 and over): $7.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Click here for a list of the most current Reciprocal Participants.

2015 Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter School Admission Fees
A 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 a 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.

Zoo Admission for Nebraska Schools until June 30, 2015
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.00
Children (through 6th grade): $5.50

Zoo Admission for Schools Outside of Nebraska until June 30, 2015
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.25
Children (through 6th grade): $5.75

Zoo Admission for Nebraska Schools Starting July 1, 2015
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.00
Children (through 6th grade): $7.50

Zoo Admission for Schools Outside of Nebraska Starting July 1, 2015
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.25
Children (through 6th grade): $6.75

Lozier IMAX® Theater for Nebraska Schools
Adults (ages 12 and over): $3.50
Children (through 6th grade): $3.50
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
For showtimes, please click here.

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

2015 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.

Winter Group Admission:
January 1 – March 14; November 1 – December 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $12.95
Children (ages 3-11): $8.95
Seniors (65 and over): $11.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $11.95
Military Child (3-11): $7.95

Spring and Fall Group Admission:
March 15 – May 14; September 15 – October 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $14.95
Children (ages 3-11): $9.95
Seniors (65 and over): $13.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $13.95
Military Child (3-11): $8.95                

Summer Group Admission:
May 15 – September 14

Adults (ages 12 and over): $15.95
Children (ages 3-11): $10.95
Seniors (65 and over): $14.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $14.95
Military Child (3-11): $9.95

Winter Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film):
January 1 – March 14; November 1 – December 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $17.45
Children (ages 3-11): $13.45
Seniors (65 and over): $16.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $16.45
Military Child (3-11): $12.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Spring and Fall Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film):
March 15 – May 14; September 15 – October 31

Adults (ages 12 and over): $19.45
Children (ages 3-11): $14.45
Seniors (65 and over): $18.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $18.45
Military Child (3-11): $13.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Summer Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate
(includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film):
May 15 – September 14

Adults (ages 12 and over): $20.45
Children (ages 3-11): $15.45
Seniors (65 and over): $19.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $19.45
Military Child (3-11): $14.45
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

November 1 through March 14: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily.  Buildings stay open until 5 p.m.

March 15 through October 31: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Buildings stay open until 6 p.m.

Open year-round except for Christmas Day.

During inclement weather, please call (402) 733-8401.


Exhibit Information

All hoofstock animals will not be on display due to the construction of the African Grasslands. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Lemur Walkway, located at Expedition Madagascar, is closed for the season.

    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, is closed for the season.

    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

    • Closed for the season.
    Train
    Round-trip ride: $5 per person
    Children 2 and under are free

    • Closed for the season.
    Sue's Wildlife Carousel
    Cost per ride: $2 per person
    • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Daily (Weather Permitting)
    Tram
    Round-trip ride: $2 per person
    Children 2 and under are free

    • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Daily (Weather Permitting)

    Camel Rides
    Cost per ride: $5 per person

    • Closed for the season.

    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.

    Wildlife Safari Park


    Before or after your Zoo visit, go on a wild four-mile drive-through adventure to Wildlife Safari Park, located off Nebraska's I-80, Exit 426. Open April through October from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

    Wildlife Safari Park is now closed for the season.

    Click here for admission and membership pricing and other information.