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How to purchase an annual pass:
We do not offer online pass sales at this time. Annual passes will not be available for purchase on Special Event Days in order to keep lines moving at Admissions. They will be available during normal business hours on non-event days.
Note regarding June 21st: Due to a high volume of business for our Zoolstice event on June 21st, annual passes will not be available for purchase on this day. They will be available during normal hours on June 22nd.
Purchase your annual pass in the following ways:
Why purchase an annual zoo pass?
Zoo passholders play an important role in supporting the Alaska Zoo as a private non-profit zoo. Pass purchases go toward animal care, exhibit renovations, and education program growth.
To learn more about the zoo visit our Education, History and Mission, Support, and Animals and Conservation pages. To view images from the zoo visit the Zoos, Zoo Animals and Zoo Birds galleries on John Gomes' site (our official photographer).
Annual pass holder benefits:
Contributor donation pass upgrade, additional $200, added pass benefits include:
Benefactor donation pass upgrade, additional $400, added pass benefits include:
To enter the zoo using an annual pass:
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. There must be one adult for every five children under 12 years old. We reserve the right to refuse entry or ask groups to leave zoo grounds if they are out of ratio or leaving children unsupervised.
Adding additional adults or children to pass:
You may add adults or children to your pass at any time. However, additions do not alter the original pass expiration date and the applicable fees will not be pro-rated.
**Exclusion of selected zoo events:
Zoo Boo and Zoo Lights are not free, but are discounted events for annual pass holders. Some additional event days may also have a charge. See individual event listings.
Lost, damaged, or worn out passes:
Pass cards can be replaced for $2 per 2 cards. Request duplicates and pay at admissions.
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