The Tulsa Zoo welcomes you with a number of safeguards in place for the health of our guests, staff and the animals in our care.
The City of Tulsa has issued a face covering ordinance for anyone age 18 and older while in public buildings and in public settings when social distancing is not possible. This means Tulsa Zoo guests are required to wear a face covering while inside of buildings. Cloth masks will be available for purchase at the zoo gift shop, if needed.
COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. Guests are requested to follow all recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and current guidance from the Tulsa Health Department to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including frequent handwashing, maintaining an appropriate social distance between parties, and wearing face masks.
By entering, you agree to follow all posted instructions and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure of COVID-19.
The Tulsa Zoo appreciates your cooperation and understanding.
All zoo guests are required to make a reservation online for the date of their choice.
Example, guests who purchase tickets for 10 a.m. may enter from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Questions/need help making your reservation? Call 918-669-6601
Yes, members must make reservations, up to the number of guests allowed per membership level.
No, members continue to enjoy free admission for the number of guests designated with the membership level. All guests must be registered.
Tickets are valid during the selected reservation window to ensure the zoo can keep its commitment to limit crowds.
Unfortunately, we have to limit tickets to advance sales only. This system will allow us to schedule guests across the available reservation times.
The zoo is situated on an 84-acre campus with animal habitats connected by 4.9 miles of walkable pathways. Available options during reopening include:
Additional options will be reintroduced over time.
Yes! The ONEOK Safari Train continues to operate, weather permitting, round trip from Crane Depot by the zoo’s entrance. It is not currently stopping at Sea Lion Station.
Yes, with the exception of alcoholic beverages and glass containers.
The Tulsa Zoo is opening in stages, in a way that maximizes opportunities for social distancing, reduces the number of touch points, and allows zoos staff to increase our already rigorous cleaning protocol. Here is an overview of the safeguards in place:
The Tulsa Zoo is providing a new canopy for our Rainforest. The storm damaged roof will be replaced this summer, which means the exhibit and outdoor jaguar viewing is temporarily closed. Our animal care team is relocating the Rainforest animals to temporary behind-the-scenes homes to focus on care throughout the project. The Rainforest should be ready to welcome guests this fall. Watch for updates once construction is under way.
The 14,000-square-foot exhibit opened in 1997 as an immersive experience for guests to enjoy free-roaming species native to tropical rainforests of Central and South America.