Admission:
$7.00 for Adults (ages 13-59)
$6.00 for Seniors (ages 60+)
$4.50 for children (ages 3-12)
Children under 3 free!

Hours:
Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Last admittance at 4 p.m.
Every Thurs. June–August, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Last admittance at 8 p.m.

Contact:
2070 Zoo Lane, Abilene, TX
(325) 676-6085
abilene.zoo@abilenetx.com

Facilities Rental

During the months of April through August, the entire zoo is available for all kinds of parties, family reunions, company events:

For more information about rentals, call Gift Shop Manager John Black at 325-437-4908 or email him at john.black@abilenetx.com.

Zoo Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Abilene Zoo

Available April 1st – August 31st
Can only be rented after zoo closes.
$1500 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
(5 p.m. – 6 p.m. set up for event only)
$250 cleaning deposit (refundable)
Includes:

  • Free admission for all event guests
  • Free Pavilion and Karibu Outpost use
  • Free use of Wagon strollers for event
  • Gift Shop opens for parties of 250 or more
  • Catering allowed with prior Zoo approval

Members receive 10 percent off

 

Pavilion (available all year)

Capacity: 100 persons seated (picnic tables) or 150 standing

Can be rented during regular hours
$100 for two hours & $25 per hour after

Members get 10 percent off

Admission is not included in rental price (see Group Rate)

 

Karibu Outpost (available all year)

Capacity: 49 people

Can be rented during regular hours
$150 for two hours, $25 each additional hour
$275 for entire day 9 a.m. – 4 pm

Members get 10 percent off

Admission is not included in rental price (see Group Rate)

Education Classroom

Available September 1st – May 31st.

Capacity: 49 people

Daytime rentals: Available daily 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Room A – $150 for two hours, $25 each additional hour
Room A   – $250 for entire day 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$50 cleaning deposit (refundable)

Evening Rentals: Available daily 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Room A — $200 for two hours, $50 each additional hour (maximum of 4 hours)
$50 cleaning deposit (refundable)

Members get 10 percent off

 

Train $100 per hour, one hour minimum, after hours only
Pavilion $100 for two hours & $25 per hour after
Wagon $4 + tax
 Prices, fees, and availability subject to change without notice