When is the Atlanta Zoo open in Atlanta?

Hours and General Information Zoo Atlanta is open all year long, closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas. We have transitioned to a timed ticketing system to limit the number of guests inside the Zoo at any given time. Weekday hours are 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

What kind of animals are at the zoo in Atlanta?

Review of: Zoo Atlanta Admission. Unfortunately most of the amazing animals were sleeping – lions, tigers, and bears (panda bears, of course). The exhibit for the elephants and giraffes was remodeling/closed at the time. The gorillas were awesome though, they have so much personality, from the babies to the grown…

Is the zoo in Atlanta worth the drive?

We visit zoos on our travels and Zoo Atlanta is one of the best zoos we have ever visited. In fact, this is the third time we travelled back to Zoo Atlanta. Its well worth the 8+ hour drive to see pandas! The zoo is very well laid out and the habitats provide great viewing areas to see the animals as natural as possible in captivity.

Do you need a mask to go to Zoo Atlanta?

Mask requirements also apply to guests who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. For your convenience, adult and child-size masks are available for purchase at Zoo Atlanta. You’ll find hand-sanitizing stations throughout the Zoo for your convenience.

Is there a vulture chick at the Zoo Atlanta?

Zoo Atlanta is celebrating an exciting first in its history: the hatching of an endangered lappet-faced vulture chick. The chick… Join the flock at Zoo Atlanta and surround yourself with feathered friends!

What is the Endangered Species Carousel at the Atlanta Zoo?

The Endangered Species Carousel takes Zoo guests for a whimsical spin upon hand-carved wooden animal figures. Zig, zag, climb and balance as you navigate a series of rope ladders, bridges, nets and tightrope-style foot lines.