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 Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Zoo grounds will close at 3:30 p.m.)
Closed Christmas Day

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:

  • Guests are asked to travel with their troop to adhere to social distancing guidelines
  • Wear a face covering (exceptions made for those with prohibitive health conditions and children under 5, while eating near any concession stand or taking a break in specified lawn areas and physically distanced from others)
  • Follow all posted signage and directional arrows through exhibits to ensure proper flow and social distancing measures
  • Adhere to limits allowed in enclosed exhibits (i.e. penguins, hippopotamus, African wild dogs, etc.)
  • Entry will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests will be asked to exit the Zoo by 3:30 p.m.

Complete List of House Rules
Download the Honolulu Zoo Map


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General Admission

Adults (13+) $19.00
Children (3-12) $11.00
Infants (Under 2) Free

Kama‘aina / U.S. Military Admission *

Adults (13+) $8.00
Children (3-12) $4.00
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.

ProPark, Inc.
Business hours: 808.971.7755
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, 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!

The Honolulu Zoo will be temporarily closed until further notice.