Dear Zoo visitors and supporters, Monterey Zoological is NOW OPEN on our normal days and hours! We urge you to visit our “Visitor Guidelines” page prior to your visit to assure the comfort and safety of all.
Monterey’s Newest Adventure
Where the Wild Things are! Get up close and personal with wild, exotic animals from around the world in a beautiful natural setting. An unforgettable family adventure!
Support Monterey’s 1st ZOO
Committed to providing our animals with the largest most naturalistic enclosures possible, Monterey Zoological Society, a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, has successfully brought the Monterey County Communities their first world class zoological property to benefit all who live in and visit Monterey County!Support our Zoo
HOW TO VISIT
Monterey Zoo offers several different ways to visit, see, learn about and even interact with our animals. Full contact adventures are available for individuals as well as families and groups that range from 2-hours to ALL DAY experiences. Be sure to inquire about our QR-Code Signage to enhance your visit.Visit Us
TAKE A SAFARI
Hear the roar of tigers and lions near your private bungalow, and enjoy breakfast with one of our animal ambassadors! Plan your own close-to-home safari with accommodations at our Vision Quest Ranch Bed and Breakfast. One day complimentary admission to zoo is included with your stay.Plan a Safari
There are so many ways to enjoy the Monterey Zoo. From customized packages to overnight safaris, plan your family adventure today! Here’s a sneak peak virtual tour of Monterey Zoo.
CLICK BELOW to check out our new RYDABLE ZOO TOURS ~ a unique, exciting, and best of all, fun activity for all ages. Yet another way we’re trying to bring back “family fun”. (This experience is temporarily suspended due to COVID)
While providing exemplary animal care, Monterey Zoological Society is dedicated to providing an entertaining yet educational and conservation minded experience which fosters public awareness and respect for all wildlife.
Monterey Zoo is now PROUDLY accredited by Zoological Association of America.