Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and Wildlife Safari Park no longer accept personal checks with the exception of the purchase of Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium memberships. The only forms of payment accepted are Travelers checks, Cashier checks, Money orders, Business/Company/School checks, cash and credit cards (Discover, American Express, MasterCard and Visa). Apple Pay and Samsung Pay are also acceptable forms of payment.
Doorly Dollars are available and can be purchased at Guest Services and the Lozier Giant Screen Theater®. They are sold in increments of $5 and can be used throughout the entire Zoo.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, traveler's checks and cash payments throughout the Zoo. Apple Pay and Samsung Pay are also acceptable forms of payment.
Money orders and check payments can only be used for on-site membership purchases.
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Please note: The Lozier Giant Screen 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 Lozier Giant Screen Theater tickets. Same-day admission only.
The Zoo does offer the ability to purchase day passes online. Click here to purchase your day passes.
Contact our Guest Services Department at (402) 733-8401 for more information.
The Zoo does offer a discount on a two-day pass. Must be used consecutively with first day admission. To get your half price admission on your second day, please present your prior day tickets or receipt at our ticketing windows.
Another way to save is to become a member! An annual household membership would allow access to the Zoo for two adults and dependent children (ages 0-20) from one address along with reciprocal privileges to many other zoos across the country.
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When departing the Zoo, a hand stamp will be given to each visitor for re-entry.
Yes, the Zoo offers discounts for schools paying as a group but there are no discounts for individual students.
Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 for more information or click here
Group discounts are offered to parties of 40 or more with a reservation.
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The Zoo offers a military discount on daily admission, as well as annual memberships.
Click here for more information on military discounts for daily admission. For more information on military discounts for annual memberships, click here.
The Zoo does not offer discounts on daily admission for AAA or other clubs.
The Zoo strives to keep our admission costs low in order for families to visit multiple times. At this time there are no discounts for admission.
The Zoo does not offer pro-rated admission for late entry.
The Zoo does not offer any discounts for home school families. Large groups may contact the Education Department to arrange a possible group discount at (402) 738-2092.
For large families, a household membership would be a great value. A household membership admits two adults and up to six dependent children (ages 0-20) from one address. Click here for more information.
For more information on daily admission fees, click here.
Zoo admission covers entry into all of our main exhibits. The following require an additional charge: train, tram, Skyfari, Sue's Carousel, the Lozier Theater, Stingray Beach, Budgie Encounter, Giraffe Encounter, concessions and gift shop purchases.
Ride Tickets are non-refundable. If guests have a ticket remaining with the exception of the all-day ride pass, it may be used on another visit. The all-day ride pass must be redeemed on the date of purchase.
The Zoo does offer an all-day rides pass seasonally. This is for unlimited rides on train, tram, Sue's Carousel and Skyfari. The pass is valid one day only.
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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. 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.
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