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Monterey Zoo
400 River Road
Salinas, CA 93908

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Visiting the Monterey Zoo is an exciting adventure, but there are many choices and undoubtedly you might have a question or two! We love sharing our animals with the world and are committed to helping you have the best experience possible. So if you have a question or just need more info email us directly at or give us a call.

Daily Tours are available 7 days a week – including most holidays except Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. An additional daily tour is offered at 3:00 PM the months of June, July, and August only. No reservations are necessary. Just show up fifteen minutes prior to tour time. Please note that we close early at 3:00 PM on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.



Daily Tours
1:00 PM everyday
3:00 PM June – August

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Daily Tours
$20 ages 15 and up
$16 for children 14 & under

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Annual Passes

Enjoy the Zoo year-round!
Individual and Family Plans Available
Starting at only $35

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While providing exemplary animal care, Monterey Zoological Society is dedicated to providing an entertaining yet educational experience which fosters public awareness and respect for all wildlife.

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400 River Road, Salinas, CA 93908 Phone: 831-455-1901