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.

Reservations are currently required for all guests, including SB Zoo Members. 

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Membership Benefits

Your Zoo membership supports the Zoo’s animals and wildlife conservation projects on California’s Central Coast and around the globe.

Free admission

During regular hours for a full year

Free Parking

While visiting the Zoo during regular hours

Special Events

Just for Zoo Members and their guests


Discounts on education programs, gift store purchases, attractions, admission to reciprocal AZA zoos and aquariums, and more

Zoo News

Get all the latest news and member updates


Membership fee is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law

Membership Categories

All memberships must have at least one adult cardholder. Memberships are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.
There are six additional categories of Zoo Membership available, so please see the membership chart or contact the Zoo’s membership department for more information.  

 Individual PlusDual PlusFlock







up to 2


up to 4

Guests Each Visit113
Free Parking
Early Entry
Member Events
Zoo News

Become a Member

Join/Renew Now

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


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

Santa Barbara Zoo
attn: Membership
500 Niños Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93103


Please call the membership office at (805) 679-8479 to join, upgrade, or renew.


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


Next time you visit the Zoo, stop by the front gate to join, upgrade, or renew.


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

Please contact the membership office by email or phone: (805) 679-8479.

Membership Support