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Book your Cincinnati Zoo adventure ticket in advance and not only avoid waiting in the long ticket lines, but also save money compared to purchasing your ticket at the zoo’s gate. Perfect for families, this package includes an admission ticket, unlimited rides on the zoo’s train and carousel, and 4-D experience. Plus you can explore the zoo at your own pace to see hundreds of animal species from around the world.
    What to Expect
    Visit: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1333

    With your Cincinnati Zoo Adventure Ticket, 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.
    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.
    Your adventure ticket also includes access to great attractions including: 1.) the BB&T Express, this train ride circles the inner loop of the zoo, giving a birds-eye view of some exhibits and a nice, relaxing ride around the Zoo's Swan Lake (this is a Zoo favorite)  2.) the Conservation Carousel, this is a blast for all ages as the unique carousel gives riders the choice of their favorite animal - whether it's a gorilla or the critically endangered Sumatran rhino  3.) the 4D Special FX Theater, this is an immersive experience that makes you feel like you're in the show. Enjoy a short, high-definition film along with special effects such as wind, water, smells, and even snow.
    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
    Departure Time
    3/9/2019 - 1/4/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    • Unlimited Train and Carousel rides
    • One 4-D Theater experience
    • Admission
    • Entry/Admission - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
    • The listed price does not include a $10 parking fee, payable at entry or exit.
    • Food and drinks
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Manual wheelchairs, Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECV,) and strollers are available to rent for an additional fee on a first-come first-served basis. Wheelchair rental $10. Single strollers $10. Double strollers $14. Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECV) $30. Price is per day. A photo ID must be left as collateral while the rental is out.
    • Visitors are welcome to bring food and beverages to the zoo with them
    • Admission is free for infants under 2
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Visited for the light show but got there early to see the animals. We got to see the 2 baby giraffes and their parents; amazing how small they looked. Unfortunately wasn't able to see the warthog then learned later that he died...I was very sorry to hear that. Everything there
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    Afternoon at the zoo waiting for the light show. Everyone was talking about the Christmas lights so we made an afternoon of it. A lot of the animals were off habitat due to the cold so the wildlife was limited but the light show was amazing. The boys were a little
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    I had not been a zoo for a long time, the zee was nice.. They do more more and help and money for upkeep. I'm sure this is a difficult attraction to keep up with. But, overall it was a good day.
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    We took our two daughters many times to the Zoo in Cincinnati when they were younger. We love this Zoo and it was great to start this tradition again with our grandson. What a great way to spend a fall Saturday and they were also celebrating Halloween at the Zoo which was a
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    I dont know if it was because we got the adventure pass but it took us 4 hours to see a little more than half. We are going back on a regular pass to see the rest of it. I do recommend the adventure pass if it's your first visit. 100% worth it!
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    About the operator
    By: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
    3,736 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Hatboro, Pennsylvania
    Manatees and Fiona!
    I actually visited in July 2018. I had a short weekend to spend in Cincinnati and wanted to visit this zoo. I am
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    Christmas at the zoo
    Me and my family had been hearing about the lights at the zoo so we decided to go it was so amazing that we
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    A Short trip
    No that many animals are seen there. In fact pretty less. Place are kept OK but I have seen better. Good place
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    Maineville, Ohio
    Great experience
    Bought gold family pass and it is the best thing I have given the grandkids. Went to Festival of Lights twice &
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    Cincinnati, Ohio
    RIP Harambe
    I miss Harambe :( please bring him back. hit up this pizza place in NY!! 60. Artichoke Basille's Pizza 137 reviews
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    Parking is insane
    We went to the zoo of lights at night. We went with our family and the parking was ridiculous there were empty
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    Ashland, Kentucky
    Love the Zoo. Zoo Lights are Eh.
    I love this zoo! It’s a bit hard to drive here but I love how they decorate the walkways with beautiful plants.
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    Plainwell, Michigan
    The Annual Festival of Lights is Simply Incredible, and Then Some!
    My first (and only, so far) visit to the Cincinnati Zoo was to experience the annual Festival of Lights. Choosing
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    Gary A
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Visited for the light show but got there early to see the animals. We got to see the 2 baby giraffes and their
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    Medley, Florida
    No too good during cold season
    During our visit the temperature was at 20 degrees. We couldn't see any animals in the open, the only animals
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    Grantham, United Kingdom
    Light show and animals - no Fiona
    Afternoon at the zoo waiting for the light show. Everyone was talking about the Christmas lights so we made an
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    Great Holiday Tradition
    Every year we make sure to go to the Festival of Lights! It is a sure way to get in the Christmas spirit!
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    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Best zoo in America!
    Voted best zoo in America! Fiona is of course the most famous hippo in the world, but it’s more than just one
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    New Buffalo, Michigan
    Millions of lights!
    Wonderful Christmas treat. Seemed like millions of lights in dozens of colors throughout the zoo grounds plus
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    Fort Worth, Texas
    Beautiful and peaceful place
    One of the best Zoo I ever been. Beautiful and easy to walk. Great food, nice prices, variety of souvenirs to buy.
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    • Duration: 24h
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