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General Admission to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

From US$18.00
  • Ideal choice for families
  • All entrance fees included
  • Popular choice with kids
General Admission to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
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General Admission to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Guarantee your entry to Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden — a National Historic Landmark and second-oldest zoo in the United States — by booking your admission ticket in advance. Your general entry pass covers access to exhibits containing more than 500 animal species, including red pandas, lions, and giraffes, making it a perfect choice for lovers of wildlife, Plus, in the botanical garden, you’ll be able to admire more than 3,000 plant species.
What to Expect
With your general admission ticket to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, you will have access to see hundreds of animal species and thousands of plant species.

Experience amazing exhibits, such as face-to-face encounters with meerkats with pop up bubbles that allow you to have up close views of these charismatic creatures. Ride the BB and T Express Train around an inner loop of the zoo.

You can also enjoy seasonal attractions such as Zoo Blooms, Zoo Babies, HallZOOween and more. Enjoy animal presentations throughout the day to learn about these amazing animals.

Don’t forget to stop by the Welcome Center in Vine Street Village to see daily updates about feeding times and other tips to make the most of the visit.
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Reviewed today
Always a treat

We return to Cincinnati annually for family visits, and always make it a point to visit the Zoo. Each time, we see something new (even if it probably isn't). We liked the care taken to enable children to safely feed the animals. The giraffes were...More

Thank Morris-Madison
Reviewed today

This zoo is so pretty and the landscaping is amazing. Tickets are cheap and they also have good food. I only got to see Fiona's butt but Bibi was out showing off all day and we got to see Kendi! Gift shops are kinda lacking...More

Thank Stefanie S
Reviewed today
Always good many plants and animals to see.

Early spring visit,a lot of construction was going on still because of the cold winter.The spring flowers had not yet bloomed-they plant thousands of bulbs. Cool day so it was not crowded.This is a large zoo so budget plenty of time.

Thank landonjohnr
Reviewed yesterday
Incredible Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo is fantastic! First of all it is beautifully landscaped. The enclosures are large with a lots of viewing possibilities that let you get really close to the animals. The Africa and the hippo exhibits are really well done.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Fun family adventure

Had a great time with the family exploring the zoo. The grounds are well maintained and clean. Buildings are all fairly new and accommodating. Plenty of restrooms and food options. While the zoo is limited on space due to its downtown location, it does a...More

Thank stevezeinner
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Sue W
3 July 2018|
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Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
You would need to check with your hotel about a shuttle, but there is a terrific public transportation system in Cincinnati and I would be willing to bet you a hot fudge sundae that the Metro will have bus stops at/close to... More
20 April 2018|
Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
I am betting you have already been to the zoo and have figured this out for yourself, but if not, I would suggest you do a Google directions search from the hotel's address to the zoo. I have lived in the area for a short... More
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