Have you ever wondered what happens at the Zoo when the last guest leaves Your adventure begins with a special guided tour of the Zoo's hundreds of animals leading you to base camp where your tent will be waiting for you. Enjoy a fun-filled night of interactive family adventures complete with a ... (see full description)
Preschool Class for children age 3 to 4 with an adult. Classes are offered monthly and are geared toward a specific theme. Class Time: 10:00 a.m. Length of class is approximately one hour. Activities include: circle time to learn about featured animal(s); craft project and a guided tour of specific ... (see full description)
Volunteers have been an important part of the Los Angeles Zoo since its opening in 1966. At the Los Angeles Zoo, we depend heavily on volunteer support with our events, our everyday operations, and to help make life better for each and every animal in our care. The positions available are as varied ... (see full description)
The Indian Rhino Encounter is an exciting behind the scenes tour that offers an opportunity for participants to get up close and personal with one of the Los Angeles Zoo's largest residents, the Indian rhinoceros. This tour is available on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays for an additional fee to ... (see full description)
Toddler Totes is for 2 year olds and their attending adult. The class begins with "circle time," when the children are introduced to the special theme of the day. Story-time, a game or sing-a-long, and an animal guest, add to the "edu-tainment" of this wonderful mini-class. ... (see full description)
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Docents & Student Volunteers are volunteer "educators" who share their knowledge of the Zoo and the natural world with children and families through numerous educational programs. Those with a love and appreciation for the environment and working with the public may apply in July for ... (see full description)
General admission tickets allow a one-day admission to the Los Angeles Zoo any day of the week during posted regular business hours. Tickets can be purchased at the gate on the day of your visit or in advance through the Zoo's Web store. Tickets purchased online are delivered via e-mail as a PDF ... (see full description)
This is a group rate ticket discount program, offering $3 off per regular adult and $1 off per regular child admission ticket for orders of 15 or more. Tickets can be purchased in any combination of Adult, Child, and/or Senior. Senior citizen rate tickets do not receive an additional discount but do ... (see full description)
Guided tours are offered to school groups Monday through Friday and to the general public on weekends. Summer Tours, July through August, are offered Tuesday through Thursday as well as on weekends. All tours require a reservation that must be made at least two weeks in advance. Tours are limited to ... (see full description)
The Zoo Human Resources Office responds to inquiries regarding employment verification, full and part-time employment, and current personnel policies and procedures.
This program is offered to scouts only (boys & girls) third grade and above. The program begins in October and runs through May. It is offered on a Saturday & Sunday 1-2 times per month. Participants will learn why zoos exist and what their role is in the world today. The program includes a ... (see full description)
Explore the wonders of nature from the plains of Africa to the depths of the ocean. Visit the Los Angeles Zoo and the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach on the same day or on separate days for one great price. Combo tickets can be purchased at the gates of either venue, or online through the ... (see full description)
Your kids will go ape over the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens' fun camp opportunities. There are many classes to choose from for youngsters ages 4-12. Children will learn and discover the wonders of wildlife through engaging activities that include games and visits with our special animal ... (see full description)
Zoopendous Nights is an overnight camping experience at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. This program gives children ages 7-12 involved in scout troops or other organized groups, the opportunity to experience the Zoo at night. Participants will sleep in an air-conditioned indoor area. The ... (see full description)