Holiday Gift Guide

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Holiday Gift Guide

Are you looking for wild gift ideas for friends and family this holiday season?

The Zoo has something for everyone on your list! These gifts give twice…the recipient gets a unique gift, and the Santa Barbara Zoo gets your support. Check out the gift guide below for some great ideas.

Gift Memberships

Give the gift of the Zoo to friends and family, and get a free reindeer plush with each gift membership now through December 31.

Gift Cards

Not sure what to give? Let them choose! Zoo gift cards are available in $25, $50, and $100 denominations and can be used anywhere at the Zoo.


Give a gift to the animals this holiday…they like toys as much as your kids do! Donate to Toys4Animals or choose something from the Zoo’s Wish List.

Sponsor the Otters

All of the otters wish you a Happy Holiday! Give a Foster Feeder animal sponsorship of the Zoo’s Asian small-clawed otters to your loved ones.

Explore Science Subscription

Get kids engaged in science with these fun science kits delivered to your door. Warning: Children may enjoy exploring science more than screen time!

Zoo Tickets

The Zoo is open 365 days a year…that’s 365 opportunities for fun! Why not give tickets to a friend? Tickets valid for one year after date of purchase.