Aloha & Welcome to

Honolulu Zoo

The Honolulu Zoo is located between the slopes of Diamond Head and Waikiki at the corner of Kapahulu Avenue and Kalakaua Avenue.

24-Hour Visitor Information Hotline

Open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Zoo grounds will close at 4:00 p.m.)
Closed Christmas Day

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General Admission

Adults (13+) $21.00
Children (3-12) $13.00
Infants (Under 2) Free

Kama‘aina / U.S. Military Admission *

Adults (13+) $10.00
Children (3-12) $6.00
Infants (Under 2) Free
* I.D. required


The Zoo parking lot entrance is on Kapahulu Avenue and charges $1.50 per hour. The Waikiki Shell parking lot across the street on Monsarrat Avenue has free parking.

Handicap Parking:
Individuals with disability parking passes (red or blue placards) or license plates will need to pay for metered parking unless you were approved for the Disability Paid Parking Exemption Permit (green placard only).

ProPark, Inc.
Business hours: 808.509.8600
Weekends and after-hours: 808.294.3018
Machine accepts credit cards, dollar bills and coins. Machines do not make change.
$1.50/hour, 4 hour max

Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited from the zoo:

balloons, ball playing, barbecuing, bicycles, chalk, feeding birds, frisbees, kite flying, mini motorized vehicles, loud radios, pets, roller blades, skateboards, tree climbing, tricycles and skates.

Please do not feed, scream, clap, howl, harass, annoy, torment, pester, badger, heckle, irk, bother or tease the animals. The Zoo is the animals' home, please respect their space. Mahalo!


By becoming a member you're helping to support conservation efforts both here and around the world, enrichment for our animals, training for the Honolulu Zoo and Zoo Society staff, and so much more! Your kokua is greatly appreciated.

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Your contribution helps us foster an appreciation of our living world by supporting and advocating enviromental education, recreation, biological study and conservation activities at the Honolulu Zoo.

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Prepare for your visit

For the health and well-being of our animals, guests, and staff, please observe the following during your trip to the Honolulu Zoo:

  • Reservations are not required. You may arrive anytime from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Follow all posted signage and directional arrows through exhibits to ensure proper flow and social distancing measures
  • Entry will be from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Guests will be asked to exit the Zoo by 4:00 p.m.

Mahalo for your cooperation!

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