Oakland Zoo, Oakland

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Address: 9777 Golf Links Rd, Oakland, CA 94605, USA, 94605, United States

Phone: +1-5106329525

Fax: +1-5106355719

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Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Oakland Zoo, Oakland

Get ready to go on the most exciting wildlife adventure, here, at Oakland Zoo. Observe the life of your favorite wild animals, and get a chance to interact with some of them up close. Appreciated for its elephants’ exhibit, watch the elephants roam about freely, playing in the mud. Get a chance to see more than 660 native and exotic animals in their natural habitats. You may spot the tigers taking a dip, the lions lazing in the sun or the ever-curious Ring-tailed lemurs taking a break, an afternoon siesta. The zoo also has a range of family activities like animal feeding, family overnights, weekend workshops and much more. Come here with your children and you’re sure to have memories for a lifetime.

Oakland Zoo Ticket Prices

  • Children under 2 years and adults (76+): free admission, children (2-14) and seniors (65-75): 15.75 USD.
  • Parking: 10 USD per car, 13 USD per bus
  • Advance ticket booking online is available. Refer to official website.

Oakland Zoo Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed on annual fundraiser.

How To reach Oakland Zoo by Public Transport

  • Bus 46 to stop- Oakland zoo

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Oakland Zoo, Oakland Reviews

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  • I've traveled to many zoos and this one remains one of my favorites. It has a nice variety of animals and interactive experiences for kids and adults alike. My family has had a family membership for the Oakland Zoo for the past five years, and I encourage everyone who wants to visit to buy a membership. Being a member gives you free parking, early notification of new events, and has reciprocal benefits at most zoos across the country. I also recommend arriving early if you want to see the lions and tigers active opposed to just sleeping in their habits.

  • Not so big, but big enough to spend a day (10am to 4pm).. Love the Tigers, Lions and Elephants there, Other interesting animals there are Giraffe, Camel, Alligators, Tortoise, Chimpanzee, Zebra, Small python, Kangaroo(by train), birds and more.. Free gondola rides, the small one goes over Tigers and Lions, by Camel, Giraffe and Elephants, the big one takes you to a restaurant and another area that is opening in summer 2018.. The kids rides are not free with the entrance tickets, costs ~$2 to $4 per ride. Train ride is $3.5 per person . OR I think you can pay extra $24 for all the rides. Parking extra $10.

  • This zoo and it's staff are great. They have tons of animals and exhibits to look at, and plenty of kind and knowledgeable staff members. I only wish that they were able to have more of their stalls open for snacks and souvenirs. It seemed like most of the stalls away from the front of the park were not open. It could be because it's winter though. Great zoo though, and the keepers were feeding animals throughout the day, so it was fun to be able to actually see some active animals.

  • Love this zoo. The "cages" do not look like cages but rather they have created spaces to resemble the animal's natural habitat. Good variety and mix. To get to the giraffes and lions be prepared to do a bit of climbing. This zoo is not on a level area but the views from the gondola are nothing less than spectacular.

  • We love to visit this place. The zoo has been updated and is much nicer than years ago. More features fun for even younger children. The new Gondola ride takes you even higher than before. The view of the bay is spectacular from the top. There is even a cafe up there. As it decends back down to the main part of the zoo you get sight of parts of the zoo you can't see on foot. One of our all time favorite parts of the zoo is the train ride.

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