Santa Barbara Zoo

500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Santa Barbara Zoo is located on 30 acre site near the ocean in Santa Barbara, California. The zoo has more than 500 animals in numerous exhibits, including capybara and California condors giraffes and more. 

Hours of Operation:

Santa Barbara Zoo is open daily 9:30 AM – 5 PM
10 AM – 3:30 PM on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

The zoo closes early for some special events.

Adults (13+): $25
Children (2-12): $15
Children Under 2: Free

$11.00 per vehicle. One free vehicle with SB Zoo membership.
Disabled person parking is free with current placard or license plates. Bicycle parking is free; racks available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Images courtesy of Santa Barbara Zoo and their Press Room.