If you are a group of 15 or more, you can receive special discounts with advance reservations through our Group Tickets Office. Click here to fill out the the Group Tickets inquiry form.

AttractionGroup AdmissionRegular Admission
Dinoroarus***  $5.00 $5.95
Zooline Railroad $7.00 $7.95
Sea Lion Show* $3.00 $3.95
Conservation Carousel $2.50 $2.95
Stingrays at Caribbean Cove** $3.00 $3.95
4-D Theatre  $4.00 $4.95

Prices are subject to change without notice. Groups of fewer than 15 people must make reservations online to visit the Zoo.

*See Sea Lion Show page for the schedule.
**Seasonal. See page for dates.
***Seasonal. See page for dates.


Adventure Pass ($9 per person)
Make the most of your day at the Zoo with an Adventure Pass. This one-day pass includes admission to the Zooline Railroad, Dinoroarus (seasonal) Conservation Carousel and Stingrays at Caribbean Cove (seasonal) and Sea Lion Show (seasonal).

Youth/Class Pass ($6 per person)
Youth organizations with a group of 15 or more can receive admission to the Conservation Carousel, 4D Theater, and Zooline Railroad with a one-day Youth Pass.

Explorer Meal Vouchers

Redeemable at Lakeside Cafe, East Refreshment Stand and River Camp Cafe.

Child Explorer Meal ($6.75/person) 
Hot dog, chicken bites or peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Served with fries and a fountain beverage.

Adult Explorer Meal ($9.00/person)
Two hot dogs or one cheeseburger. Served with fries and a fountain beverage.

Adult Explorer Vegetarian Meal ($9.00/person)
Veggie burger with fries and a fountain beverage. Must be redeemed at Lakeside Cafe.

Group Food Options

All meal items must be purchased three weeks in advance of your group's visit. These items are non-refundable and adjustments cannot be made the day of your visit.

Boxed Sandwiches ($15.50 per meal)
Choose up to three entrées for your group: chicken Caesar wrap, honey ham & cheddar, smoked turkey BLT, the club, or Greek veggie wrap. All sandwiches are served with a freshly baked cookie, 20 oz. beverage, and choice of fresh veggie pasta salad or chips.

Boxed Salads ($15.50 per meal)
Choose up to three entrées for your group: classic chicken Caesar salad, chef salad, Greek salad, market salad or grilled chicken club salad. All salads served with choice of dressing, crackers, freshly baked cookie and 20 oz. beverage.

How to Order Group Tickets

Groups of 15 or more can make advance Zoo reservations when they purchase discounted tickets to attractions, Adventure Passes and meal vouchers through the Group Tickets office.

To plan your group visit, please fill out the Group Tickets inquiry form, or call (314) 646-4781, or email perez@stlzoo.org. Please refer to the sidebar for information on the Group Ticket Desk hours of operation.

Full payment for your selected items is due two (2) weeks prior to your event date to ensure entry reservation availability. Your entry reservation will not be confirmed until full payment is received.

Group Tickets Inquiry Form

Group Reservations Without Purchases

The Zoo welcomes groups of any size. For those groups who do not wish to make purchases through the Group Tickets office, Zoo reservations are available seven (7) days prior to your visit. Click here to make a free reservation. Please note, you will need to make multiple group reservations of no more than 50 individuals per group. If you need help or have questions, you can call our reservation help line at (314) 646-4797.

Zoo Gift Cards

Gift cards are available for groups in $5, $10 and $20 increments and can be redeemed for souvenirs and merchandise at Zoo gift shops, food and drinks, Adventure Passes, year-long memberships, admission to rides and attractions, Zoo Parent adoptions, and much more