Benefits of Membership to The Living Desert!

Become a member today and enjoy free daytime admission to The Living Desert for a full year, with many additional benefits. PLUS your membership supports The Living Desert’s mission of desert conversation through preservation, education and appreciation by providing a reliable source of income that helps us give our animals and gardens the best possible care. Member benefits include the following:
  • Unlimited FREE daytime admission for 12 Full months.
  • 7a.m. Member ONLY hiking & walking. Enjoy a walk around the park or hike the Wilderness Trails.
  • Free one-time use guest passes (2 or more depending on your membership level to use for friends & family).
  • Reduced prices -- Purchase additional guest passes at a discounted rate.
  • 10% discount at the Gift Shop, Kumbu Kumbu Market, Garden Shop, Café and Grill.
  • foxpaws, electronic member magazine filled with animal facts, programming schedules and special events.
  • Discounts on programs, classes, trips, events, travel and volunteer opportunities.
  • Invitations to "Members Only" events.
  • Free or reduced admission to more than 150 Zoos, Aquariums, Gardens & Arboretum. Click here for a full list of Zoos and Aquariums who participate in the AZA Reciprocity Program.

Membership Levels

Membership for 12 Full Months $55 $75 $100 $145 $250 $500 $1,000 $2,500 $5,000
Free Admission for Adults 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Free Admission for Children under age 18 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Free One-Time-Use Guest Passes 2 2 2 4 4 6 8 10 15
Free Carousel Tickets 6 6 6 4 4 6 8
Free Shuttle Tickets 2 4 4 4 6 8
Invitation to VIP Events Yes Yes Yes
Recognition on Grounds Yes Yes Yes
One Annual VIP Tour Yes Yes
Tax Deductible Amount $38 $57.50 $70.50 $86 $179 $364.50 $830 $2,280 $4,677.25

There are three easy ways you can join:

  • For fastest service, join now on-line!
  • Stop by the Membership window located at the front gate
  • Give us a call in the Membership Office at 760.346.5694 x 2133