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As a Santa Barbara Zoo Member, you are part of a network of thousands of individuals and families who support the Zoo’s mission of preserving, conserving, and enhancing the natural world and its living treasures.

Membership Benefits

  • Free admission (during regular hours) for a full year
  • Free parking (while visiting the Zoo during regular hours)
  • Special events – just for Members and their guests
  • 10% Gift Store discount
  • Zoo News, our quarterly Member magazine
  • Free or discounted admission at more than 100 zoos & aquariums
  • Discounts on education workshops including Zoo Camp
  • Discounts on birthday parties
  • Discounts on Zoo train rides, giraffe feedings, and Climb for Condors tickets
  • Membership fee is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law

Early Bird Option

Members who add the Early Bird Option are able to enter the Zoo as early as 9 a.m. on any day. This option may be added to any Membership category for an additional $25/year.

We offer seven additional categories of Membership with benefits ranging from New Exhibit Previews to a Private Animal Encounter to use of the Zoo for a Private Party. Please see our Membership chart or contact the Zoo Membership Department for more information.

Join/Renew Now

For your convenience, we have multiple opportunities for you to join, renew, or upgrade today.

Questions: Please contact Victoria Madrigal in our Membership office by email or phone: (805) 962-5339.

Become a Member

Download the Membership form and return by mail to join, renew, or upgrade:

Santa Barbara Zoo

attn: Membership

500 NiƱos Drive

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Please call Victoria Madrigal in our Membership office at (805) 962-5339 to join, upgrade, or renew.

Fax

Download the Membership form and fax it to Victoria Madrigal at (805) 962-1673 to join, upgrade, or renew.

Next time you visit the Zoo, stop by the Membership window or the administration office to join, upgrade, or renew.

Looking for a unique gift? Give the gift of Zoo Membership online or by mail.

Membership Categories

$65 Individual
One specified adult
All Membership benefits listed at left.

$80 Individual Plus
One specified adult
All Membership benefits listed at left, plus:

  • One guest may accompany you on each visit

$80 Dual
Two specified people in same household
All Membership benefits listed at left.

$95 Dual Plus
Two specified people in same household
All Membership benefits listed at left, plus

  • One guest may accompany you on each visit

$110 Family
One or two specified adults in household & dependent children under 18 or grandchildren under 18

All Membership benefits listed at left.

$140 Family Plus
One or two specified adults in household & dependent children under 18 or grandchildren under 18

All Membership benefits listed at left, plus:

  • One guest may accompany you on each visit
  • Two train ride tickets

$175 Supporting
One or two specified adults in household & dependent children under 18 or grandchildren under 18

All Membership benefits listed at left, plus:

  • Two guests may accompany you on each visit
  • Four train ride tickets
  • One complimentary photo by Mystery Pix

Full list of Membership categories.