Monterey Zoo

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  • Address: 400 River Rd, Salinas, CA 93908, USA, United States
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Zoo, Family And Kids

Monterey Zoo is located at the Vision Quest Ranch in Salinas. Zoos, when well-maintained and well-kept, are a safe haven for animals and a source of knowledge and even entertainment for people; and Monterey Zoo in Salinas, California strives to ensure the highest zoo keeping standards. This beautiful zoo features the usual array of 100 plus exotic animals from spiders, lions, tigers, African elephants, camels and other safari animals around the world. Also you can see birds, bears, reptiles, bugs and many more unique animals. However as a bonus you can enjoy activities like feeding the elephants and have any questions about the animals on display answered by knowledgeable zoo keepers. Running a full-time educational program, this zoo has a good reach to several adults and children all year round. To add to the wilderness vibe of the zoo is the rustic Vision Quest Safari B&B that presents you a unique opportunity of spending a night with all the elements of a safari B&B (Safari bed and breakfast)! The ambiance is perfect for a day out with the family and do not forget to include your kids as minors enjoy the unique zoological experience of Monterey Zoo the most.

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Entrance Ticket Details For Monterey Zoo

Monterey zoo tickets for daily tours -

  • Adults: USD 16
  • Child: USD 14
  • Meet and Greet: USD 7

Private Tours -

  • Adults: USD 25
  • Child: USD 18

Monterey Zoo Hours

  • Monterey zoo timing: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Close on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
  • Monterey zoo 2018 Summer Camps are July 9-13 and August 6-10.

Monterey zoo tours hours -

  • Everyday: 1 pm
  • June – August: 3 pm


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  • Monterey Zoo Address: 400 River Rd, Salinas, CA 93908, USA, United States
  • Monterey Zoo Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Monterey Zoo: 02:00 Hrs
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