Strollers and Wheelchair Rentals

Single strollers $10 per day  
Double strollers $12 per day


Infant strollers $11 per day Limited. Intended for infants not exceeding 25 pounds.
Wheelchairs $10 per day Limited.
Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECV) $30 per day

Limited. Intended for adults over 18 and not exceeding 400 pounds. A government-issued ID must be provided. Other restrictions may apply. 

Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECV) with canopy $40 per day

Limited. Intended for adults over 18 and not exceeding 400 pounds. A government-issued ID must be provided. Other restrictions may apply. 

Available for rent on a first-come, first-serve basis. Due to the popularity of these rentals, we are unable to guarantee availability and this equipment cannot be reserved in advance.  

Zoo Rules, Policies & Prohibited Items

Please note the following policies:

  • The Zoo is tobacco- and smoke-free. The use of these products, including e-cigarettes, within Zoo grounds is prohibited.
  • Shirt and shoes are required.
  • Family-friendly attire is required (no profanity or graphic images). Shirt and shoes must be worn. Swimsuits are prohibited.
  • Wearing a costume or mask over the age of 13 is prohibited.
  • Children under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult or have an adult chaperone present at the Zoo (field trips, etc.)
  • The Zoo may take photographs and video of your party during your visit to the Zoo or the Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park. These photos and videos may be used by the Zoo for both internal and public publications, including the Zoo website and social media channels.
  • Distribution of any advertisement, circular or handbill, products, or solicitation of funds or pledges of contributions within Zoo property is prohibited.
  • Personal video and photography are permitted, provided they don't interrupt the visitor experience for others
  • Student/commercial filming must be approved by the Zoo's Public Relations Department in advance
  • Strollers and other personal belongings are left unattended at the owner's risk.

For the safety and welfare of our animals and visitors, the following are prohibited:

  • The use of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes
  • Dogs or other pets. Service animals are permitted, except in the Cypress Swamp (1904 Flight Cage) and Antelope House. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and are not permitted inside the Zoo.
  • Feeding the animals
  • Entering non-public areas
  • Running on the pathways
  • Glass bottles. 
  • Firearms and weapons (even if you have a concealed carry endorsement)
  • Balloons
  • Bicycles (racks are available at entrances)
  • Segways, hoverboards
  • Skates, skateboards, roller blades or scooters
  • Loud radios
  • Lasers
  • Drones
  • Swim suits 
  • Profanity on clothing
  • Wearing a costume if over the age of 13
  • Props

Your cooperation is appreciated.

The rules and policies listed here are not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all rules and policies. Contact the Human Resources Department at (314) 781-0900 for more information.

Tickets and wristbands are nonrefundable. The Zoo is not responsible for refunding purchases in the event of inclement weather, attraction wait times, early closing times or special events.

  • Following government guidelines, beginning Sunday, March 6, 2022, the Zoo will no longer have mask requirements for guests, but still recommends that guests wear them indoors. Please continue to be kind and considerate of others’ decision to wear or not wear masks.

  • The Zoo provides a number of services to assist visitors during their visit to the Zoo and during special events. 

    Learn more

  • Maps (PDF) written in the top five non-English languages spoken in the St. Louis area are available. Find them on the Accessibility page. 

  • The Saint Louis Zoo's programs and facilities are available for people of all abilities. Please let us know (preferably 24 hours in advance) if there is anything that would make a program or facility more accessible to you or your group. Main telephone number: (314) 781-0900, (800) 966-8877

    All major facilities are wheelchair accessible, as are most restrooms. A map of the Zoo, including ramps, accessible entrances and grades of pathways, is available as you enter the Zoo.

    A visual schedule is available upon request. It was designed with the intent of helping caregivers of individuals with autism and other special needs make the most of a visit to the Zoo, but can be utilized by anyone.

    Equal Access Passes are intended to accommodate visitors with disabilities who require alternative access to an attraction that does not include a continuous wait in line. The pass is also available to the paid aids of persons with disabilities who require support to access Zoo paid attractions. Valid attractions include Zooline Railroad, Stingrays at Caribbean Cove, 4-D Ride Theater and indoor experience at Penguin & Puffin Coast. The free passes may be obtained at the Visitor Relations booth at Lakeside Crossing and the Rentals Desks at both Zoo Entrances.

  • Coolers and picnic baskets are permitted on the Zoo grounds. (Glass bottles are prohibited.) There are picnic areas located in central areas at the Zoo.

  • First Aid Station logo

    Hospital paramedics, EMTs and Zoo volunteers staff the new facility located near the Conservation Carousel at the northeast corner of the Zoo. The building includes curtained-off exam areas and cots for patients. The First Aid Station is also lactation site for nursing mothers and a place for lost children to reunite with their families.

    A first aid vehicle equipped with first aid supplies and a stretcher will also reach people needing assistance at locations around the Zoo.

    Visit St. Louis Children's Hospital for more information.