Memberships

Welcome
Membership - Your Frequent Fun Pass

Members enjoy exclusive benefits while supporting an organization that plays a vital role in wildlife education and conservation. Your membership is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

A.D.O.P.T.S. (Animals Depend on People to Survive)

Many of the animals at your Zoo are threatened or endangered. You can help make a difference by adopting an animal species.
GIFT MEMBERSHIPS
Review GIFT membership levels below.
Not a Gift? Click HERE for regular memberships.
  • Parking during regular Zoo hours is included with all memberships
  • Click Membership Benefits for more details.
  • A Gift Membership (Temporary Card) will be sent directly to your email. The permanent Membership card will be mailed to whomever you designate. Gift Memberships are active for 12 months from date of purchase.
  • Contact us during regular hours for phone or in person transactions (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day).

Safari Gold
Price: $184.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 Named Adults in the same household and 1 unnamed guest - OR - Package (B) 1 Named Adult and 2 unnamed guests. Plus up to 10 dependent children in the household ages 3-18 (or grandchildren). Everyone covered on the card receives a bracelet each visit for unlimited ZooTram Shuttle, Carousel and Zoo Train (not valid during Halloween Party).

Family Plus
Price: $134.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 Named Adults in the same household plus 1 unnamed guest - OR - Package (B) 1 Named Adult plus 2 unnamed guests. This membership includes up to 10 dependent children in a household ages 3-18 (or grandchildren), 4 Guest Passes, 4 Carousel and 4 ZooTram Shuttle passes (all one-time uses passes & must be used with valid membership card. Not valid during Halloween Party).

Family
Price: $104.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 Named Adults in the same household - OR - (B) 1 Named Adult plus 1 unnamed guest. This membership includes up to 4 dependent children in a household ages 3-18 (or grandchildren). PLUS two Buddy Passes (one-time use child admission ages 3-11; must be used with valid membership card; not valid during Halloween Party).

Individual Plus
Price: $94.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 Named Adults in the same household - OR - Package (B) 1 Named Adult plus 1 unnamed guest.

Individual
Price: $74.00
Membership benefits for 1 Named Adult.

Family Plus Dual (Zoo, Science Ctr)
Price: $239.00
Family Plus membership with Dual benefits to the Louisville Zoo AND the Kentucky Science Center.

Family Dual (Zoo, Science Center)
Price: $183.00
Family membership level with Dual benefits to the Louisville Zoo AND the Kentucky Science Center.

Curator
Price: $250.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 named adults in the same household and 2 unamed guests - OR - Package (B) 1 named adult and 3 unnamed guests. Plus up to 10 dependent children ages 3-18 in the household (or grandchildren), 1 named caregiver and a Zoo decal. Everyone covered on the card receives a bracelet each visit for unlimited use of the ZooTram Shuttle, Carousel and Zoo Train (not valid during Halloween Party).

Natures Guardian
Price: $500.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 Named Adults in the same household and 3 unnamed guests -OR - Package (B) 1 Named Adult and 4 unnamed guests. Includes up to 10 children in the household ages 3-18 (or grandchildren) and 1 named caregiver and a Zoo decal. Everyone named on the card receives a bracelet for unlimited Carousel, Zoo Tram Shuttle and Zoo Train (not valid during Halloween Party).

Wildlife Champion
Price: $1,000.00
Membership benefits for Package (A) 2 Named Adults in the same household and 4 unnamed guests - OR - Package (B) 1 Named Adult and 5 unnamed guests. Includes up to 10 dependent children in the household ages 3-18 (or grandchildren), a named caregiver and a Zoo decal. PLUS 8 guest passes (one-time use each - member must be present). Everyone covered on the card (not guest passes) receives a bracelet for free Carousel, ZooTram Shuttle and Zoo Train (not valid during Halloween Party).

 
ADOPTION SPECIAL

Special Holiday Adoption $30
Regular Price: $35.00
Online Sale Price: $30.00
Please note that you may make purchases of the same animal for multiple recipients. If you would like to purchase different animals you will need to make separate purchases.

Your Holiday animal adoption includes:
  • A certificate of adoption
  • A photo/info card
  • Your name listed on the Zoo website as an adoptive parent

Special Holiday Adoption $40
Regular Price: $50.00
Online Sale Price: $40.00
Please note that you may make purchases of the same animal for multiple recipients. If you would like to purchase different animals you will need to make separate purchases.

Your Holiday animal adoption includes:
  • A certificate of adoption
  • A photo/info card
  • Your name listed on the Zoo website as an adoptive parent
  • photo button of your animal

Special Holiday Adoption $60
Regular Price: $75.00
Online Sale Price: $60.00
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Please note that you may make purchases of the same animal for multiple recipients. If you would like to purchase different animals you will need to make separate purchases.



Your Holiday animal adoption includes:
  • A certificate of adoption
  • A photo/info card
  • Your name listed on the Zoo website as an adoptive parent
  • Photo button of your animal
  • A Louisville Zoo Ornament

 
ANIMAL ADOPTIONS
Choose from the adoption packages below. The drop down boxes below display the animals currently available online. Tip: For all Adoption Packages, when you are asked to select a session please click on the drop-down menu and choose the animal you would like to adopt.

$35 Package
Price: $35.00
Includes an animal adoption certificate, adoptee's name listed on website and an information card with a picture of your animal.

$50 Package
Price: $50.00
Includes everything that comes with $35 Package (above) AND a photo Button of your animal.

$75 Package
Price: $75.00
Includes everything that comes with the $50 Package (above) AND a plush animal from the Zoo gift shop.

 
90% of the animals at the Louisville Zoo are cooperatively managed with the AZA's Species Survival Plan which helps zoos and aquariums work together to manage specific, threatened or endangered species.
90% of the animals at the Louisville Zoo are cooperatively managed with the AZA's
Species Survival Plan which helps zoos and aquariums work together to manage
specific, threatened or endangered species.
Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevillian Way
Louisville, KY 40213
(502) 459-2181