Note that the White River Gardens is a biome within the the Zoo, so tickets are required. Tickets are also required when attending events at facilities located inside the Zoo (St. Vincent Dolphin Gallery and Bicentennial Pavilion) when the Zoo is open during regular operating hours. Events in the Hix Institute Suites and the Hulman Riverhouse meeting rooms DO NOT require tickets when the Zoo is open during regular operating hours unless guests plan on entering the Zoo.
Walk-up groups of 25 or more are eligible for a group rate at Guest Services provided the entire group is present and only one person will pay for all visitors.
Group ticket options are outlined below. Arrangements must be made at least 2 weeks in advance of date of visit to qualify for the group rate. Please call 317-630-2051 or fill out the Contact Us Form below to arrange your group package or to request information.
Visiting the Indianapolis Zoo is a wonderful way to entertain a variety of groups – companies, small businesses, associations, conventions, schools, churches, youth organizations, family reunions and more. Adults and children a like will find that an Indianapolis Zoo Visit is a great way to spend time with family, see and learn about animals and their habitats and how the Indianapolis Zoo supports conservation.
Additional group discounts are available to public, private, and home school groups visiting the Zoo during the school year – between Aug. 15 and June 15. Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance.