Hours

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Alaska Zoo Hours

Admission Rates

Location

Shuttle Service

Phone:  (907) 346-2133, Fax:  (907) 346-2673

Staff contacts

We are open all year, closed only on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. 

AUGUST HOURS: 9AM TO 9PM DAILY

Note for Saturday, August 9: Last entry into the zoo on this day will be at 7pm, with the gates closing at 7:30pm. Our last shuttle will leave downtown for the zoo at 4:40pm. The remaining shuttle runs will bring shuttled visitors back downtown. This early closure will accomodate our Birds, Bees & Wine! Adult Tour and Wine Tasting. Click to learn about this event.

Hours vary with season due to less winter daylight.  Hours below are listed by month:

January:  10am to 4pm* daily

February:  10am to 4pm* daily

March and April:  10am to 5pm* daily

May:  9am to 6pm* daily

June, July and August:  9am to 9pm* daily

September:  9am to 6pm* daily

October:  10am to 5pm* daily

November:  10am to 4pm* daily

December:  10am to 4pm* daily

*Last admission to the zoo is 30 minutes before closing.  It takes 1.5 hours to see the entire zoo, so 30 minutes does not leave enough time.  Zoo staff walk through to clear zoo grounds at closing time.