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.
During regular hours for a full year
While visiting the Zoo during regular hours
Just for Zoo Members and their guests
Gift Store Discount
10% Gift Store discount
Our Zoo member magazine
Membership fee is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law
- Free or discounted admission to more than 100 zoos & aquariums (note: If you plan to visit another zoo or aquarium, please call before you go, as some new restrictions on reciprocal admission may be in place due to COVID-19.)
- Discounts on education workshops including Zoo Camp
- Discounts on birthday parties
- Discounts on Zoo train rides, giraffe feedings, and Climb for Condors tickets
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 use of the Zoo for a private party. Please see our membership chart or contact the Zoo’s membership department for more information. All memberships must have at least one adult cardholder. Memberships are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.
|Individual||Individual Plus||Dual||Dual Plus||Family||Family Plus||Supporting|
|One specified adult||One specified adult||Two specified people in same household||Two specified people in same household||One or two specified adults in household & dependent children under 18 or grandchildren under 18||One or two specified adults in household & dependent children under 18 or grandchildren under 18||One or two specified adults in household & dependent children under 18 or grandchildren under 18|
|Gift Store Discount|
|# of Guests Included Each Visit||1||1||1||3|
|# of One-Time-Use Train Tickets||2||4|
|Complimentary photo by Mystery Pix||1|
For your convenience, we have multiple opportunities for you to join, renew, or upgrade today.
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.
Please contact the membership office by email or phone: (805) 679-8479.
If you are having trouble logging in to your account in our reservation system, please check out this helpful guide. If you still are unable to log in and need support, please fill out the form below and a member services team member will help you.