Meet Colo, the first gorilla born in captivity. She is the oldest gorilla in captivity, celebrating her 50th birthday in 2006. Meet her and her extended gorilla family together with the other 5,000 animals representing over 700 species at the Columbus Zoo. The zoo was named by the USA Travel Guide as the number-one zoo in the United States in 2009.
It is one of the landmarks in Powell, Ohio, just north of Columbus. You shouldn’t have trouble finding the place. The zoo owns 500 acres of land with an 18-hole golf course, Zoombezi Bay, and Jungle Jack’s Landing. Grab some of those Columbus Zoo Coupons now and get a chance to see Columbus Zoo at a discounted price.
Visiting the zoo will bring you to the eight regions of the world, each of which displaying a wide array of flora and fauna. Exhibits include African Forest, Asia Quest, Australia, Islands of Southeast Asia, North America, Pachyderms, Polar Frontier, Reptiles, Shores. They also feature Special Experiences like Animal Encounters where you can get up-close with your favorite animals and the Animal Safari which is a fun-filled animal show. There’s more to see and do at the Columbus Zoo, so grab your Columbus Zoo Discount Tickets now and travel to one of the most fascinating zoo there is, the Columbus Zoo.
Find a great discount today using any of the following methods:
Get your Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Coupons at Kroger: All off the Central Ohio Kroger Store locations will once again have the exclusive ticket discounts for a fun filled day at the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay. Kroger is offering the Daily Passes as well as the Season Ticket Passes. So be sure to stop by your favorite Columbus area Kroger store to get your discount tickets today. Don’t forget to grab some snacks, lunch, sunglasses and sunscreen for your day out!
Discount on Special Days: Columbus Zoo offers discount during Tuesdays- Senior Day when Senior ages 60+ get half price admission and during Wednesdays- Franklin County Days which offers half price for Franklin County residents. Just present your ID.
Official Web Site: For information on Discount Columbus Zoo Tickets and promos, visit colszoo.org
Discount on Selected Months: Columbus Zoo offers 50% Off Tickets during the months of January and February.
AAA Members: When purchasing your tickets, be sure to present your ID Card for an additional AAA Discount rate.
Annual Membership: Membership card gives its holder free admission all-year-round.
Group Tickets: Special discounts for a traveling group of 15 or more people. Special rates also apply to school groups. Bigger discount is given to Franklin County schools.
Military Discount: $2 discount on up to 6 tickets for active or non-active duty military personnel.
Hours of Operation
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is open 363 days of the year. Hours by month are as follows:
- Jan. to Feb. – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Mar. – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Apr. – May – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Starting May 28 Zoo hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
- Jun. – Aug – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Zoo closes at 3 p.m. on Jun. 18 for Zoofari)
- Sep. – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Zoo open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Sep. 5)
- Oct. – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Nov. 1-17 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Nov. 18-30 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Wildlights Hours are: Sun. – Thurs. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. / Fri. and Sat. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
- Dec. – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Wildlights Hours are: Sun. – Thurs. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. / Fri. and Sat. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
Admission Ticket Prices
Columbus Zoo Admission Rates:
- Under 2: Free
- Ages 2-9: $9.00
- Ages 10-59: $14.00
- Ages 60+: $10.00
Columbus Zoo/Zoombezi Bay 2 Day Ticket:
- Ages 2-9: $30.99
- Ages 10 and up: $42.99
*This package includes admission to both the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay. 2 Day tickets must be purchased at the Zoo.
- Car: $5.00
- Bus: Free Parking
Address and Contact Information
4850 West Powell Rd.
Powell, OH 43065
Tel. # (614) 645-3550