Membership Terms and Conditions
Zoological Society of San Diego membership entitles the bearer to unlimited admission to the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park (collectively “Parks”) during regular operating hours for the duration of the membership term. Membership is non-refundable and non-transferable. Misuse may result in forfeiture. Membership prices and benefits are subject to change. Some memberships may be subject to zip code or age restrictions.
Adult membership is for individuals 18 years of age or older. Adults must present a valid form of photo ID along with a valid membership card in the adult’s name to gain admission to our Parks. Re-entry to our Parks will also require a handstamp.
Child membership is for children 3-17 years of age. Children must present a valid membership card in the child’s name to gain admission to our Parks. Verification of age or identity may be required at time of purchase or to gain admission to our Parks. Re-entry to our Parks will also require a handstamp.
Benefits and privileges associated with any membership level including, but not limited to, park admission, guest passes, discounts or accompanying guest privileges, cannot be resold or bartered. Violation may result in the suspension, cancellation and/or revocation of membership. Member benefits have no cash value. Any member whose membership has been revoked cannot renew membership for a consecutive 3 year period starting from the date of revocation. After the 3 year suspension period, the member may only renew at a membership level that does not include free guest passes or accompanying guest privileges.
Special events or promotional attractions may be subject to restricted access and/or additional fees.
Ticket upgrades to membership require a valid paid ticket and ticket must be presented and surrendered at time of membership purchase. Ticket upgrades must take place on the day of visit.
Requests for membership information from the database of record require a subpoena or formal written request from each member whose information is being requested. Information for child membership will require the written approval of a parent or legal guardian. Additional service and mail fees may apply to process request.
Members must abide by the standard code of conduct for our Parks to ensure the safety and well-being of our members, guests, employees, volunteers and vendors. Violation may result in the suspension, cancellation and/or revocation of membership.
All individuals entering the Parks with a membership agree not to commercially use any photography or recordings in any form taken at the Parks and grants permission to the Parks and their agents to use their images and/or sound recordings for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.