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Good News! The Zoo's African Entrance is open again.
and the lines are usually shorter at this entrance.
COVID Protocols Currently in Place
Following the governor’s Executive Order 224, Zoo staff and volunteers are wearing masks in indoor settings.
To protect the Zoo's staff and animals, we ask unvaccinated guests to wear masks, too, and encourage all guests, vaccinated or not, to wear masks indoors.
Guests entering the deck to feed the giraffes or who are attending VIP tours are required to wear masks.
For the latest news concerning COVID restrictions, please visit the North Carolina Zoo's website at https://www.nczoo.org .
We cannot wait to see you back at the Zoo again!
NC Zoo Society News & Events
American Red Wolf Puppy AdoptionThree litters in three days! WOW! Just like that, the North Carolina Zoo added a dozen new puppies to a nationwide breeding program intent on saving the American Red Wolf. Read More
If you are a Corporate Member of the Zoo Society, you can use your Corporate Membership Card or your Corporate Membership Tickets to enter the Zoo free, too.
Click on the bar below to find instructions for using your VIP Corporate Membership Card or your Corporate Tickets to gain free admission to the Zoo.
We're happy to announce Corporate Members can now use their corporate ticket & VIP Corporate Membership Cards to reserve timed-ticket entries to visit the Zoo. State guidelines limit the number of guests inside the Zoo, so advanced reservations are required. You may make your reservations up to three weeks before you want to visit, but you must make your reservation at least 24 hours before you hope to visit.
To make a reservation using a Corporate Ticket, call 336-879-7700 and speak to a Zoo reservation agent. This office accepts calls Monday-Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. To use your Corporate Ticket to enter the Zoo, you must present your Corporate Ticket(s), a printed or digital copy of the email confirming the date and time of your reservation, and a photo ID at the entry gate.
To make a reservation using a Corporate VIP Membership Card, call 336-879-7250 to speak with a Zoo Society reservation agent. This office accepts calls from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. You will need to tell the agent the number printed on the VIP Corporate Membership Card. You may make reservations for up to six people a day with a VIP card. When you arrive at the Zoo, present the VIP Corporate Membership Card, a printed or digital copy of the email confirming the date and time of your reservation, and a photo ID at the entry gate. The number on your VIP Membership Card must match the number on your email receipt.
Corporate Membership Expiration Date Extensions:
If your card lists your expiration date as March 31, 2020, your extended expiration date is August 31, 2020;
If your card lists your expiration date as April 30, 2020, your extended expiration date is September 30, 2020;
If your card lists your expiration date as May 31, 2020, your extended expiration date is October 31, 2020;
If your card lists your expiration date as June 30, 2020, your extended expiration date is November 31, 2020;
If the expiration date on your card falls between July 31, 2020, and March 31, 2021, add five months to your expiration date.
Businesses with expired tickets from a 2019-2020 Corporate Membership may add five months to the expiration date on their tickets.