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Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

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Open Daily

October 1 – May 31
8:00am to 5:00pm

8:00am Grounds & Gardens Open
9:00am Zoo & Amenities Open
4:00pm Last Admission

Closed December 25

 

June 1 - Sept 30
7:00am to 1:30pm

7:00am Grounds & Gardens Open
8:00am Zoo & Ammenities Open
1:00pm Last Admission

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  • Senior and Military Discounts

    Take advantage of a variety of discounts we offer: 

    Senior 62+ $2.00 off admission 
    Military (active and retired with valid ID) $2.00 off admission

    For questions contact Guest Services at (760) 346-5694 or email GuestServices@LivingDesert.org.

  • Zoo Promotions

    Reciprocal Zoo Admissions — Receive 50% off admission with an active membership card and valid photo ID to other reciprocal Zoos, Aquariums, and Gardens. (Please see the reciprocal list for more details.)

    Bank of America Museums on Us — Bank of America card holders are eligible for free Zoo admission for themselves on the first full weekend of every month (Saturday and Sunday). Card holders must present their Bank of America card and valid photo ID at The Living Desert to redeem. Discount is valid for the card holder only.

    Museums for All, EBT — EBT card holders may purchase up to 4 reduced Zoo admissions tickets for the price of $3.00 each. EBT card and valid photo ID must be presented during purchase at The Living Desert in order to redeem admission.

    For questions contact Guest Services at (760) 346-5694 or email GuestServices@LivingDesert.org.

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