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WELCOME TO THE FORT WAYNE CHILDREN'S ZOO eStore.

All purchases support the nonprofit Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and are non-refundable. Thank you!
Basic Memberships
Review the four (4) BASIC membership levels below and select the package that best fits your needs.

Click here BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS to review our member benefits. Please note that member benefits are subject to change at any time.

Please use your photo ID for admission to the Zoo until you receive your membership packet. If you are renewing a membership an additional year will be added to your existing plastic membership card. New members will receive their permanent plastic membership card in the mail. An updated travel card and any additional tickets will be included in all membership packets.

Family Membership
Price: $109.00
One year of full membership benefits for two named adults living at the same address and their children age 18 and under.

Family Membership (2 year)
Regular Price: $218.00
Online Sale Price: $208.00
Two years of full membership benefits for two named adults living at the same address and their children age 18 and under.

Grandparent Membership
Price: $109.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their grandchildren age 18 and under.

Grandparent Membership (2 year)
Regular Price: $218.00
Online Sale Price: $208.00
Two years of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their grandchildren age 18 and under.

Individual Membership
Price: $75.00
One year of full membership benefits for one named adult.

Individual Membership (2 year)
Regular Price: $150.00
Online Sale Price: $140.00
Two years of full membership benefits for one named adult.

Single Parent Membership
Price: $90.00
One year of full membership benefits for one named adult and his/her children aged 18 and under.

Single Parent Membership - 2 year
Regular Price: $180.00
Online Sale Price: $170.00
Two years of full membership benefits for one named adult and his/her children aged 18 and under.

 
Summer Safari Camp - June 6th to July 29th 2016

Me & You at the Zoo (Tuesday and Thursday only)
Price: $40.00
Age 3 with Adult

Zoo Buddy (Monday, Wednesday and Friday only)
Price: $55.00
Age 4 with Adult

Animal Alphabet
Price: $92.00
Ages 4-5

Count the Zoo
Price: $92.00
Ages 4 - 5

Rumble in the Jungle
Price: $149.00
Ages 5 - 6

Who's Who at the Zoo
Price: $149.00
Ages 5-6

Monkey See, Monkey Do
Price: $149.00
Ages 5 - 6

Design a Zoo
Price: $149.00
Ages 7 - 8

World Traveler
Price: $149.00
Ages 7 - 8

Positively Predators
Price: $149.00
Ages 7 - 8

Survivor
Price: $149.00
Ages 9 - 10

Zoo Detective
Price: $149.00
Ages 9 - 10

Photo Safari
Price: $159.00
Ages 9 - 12

Animal Artists
Price: $159.00
Ages 9 - 12
Session Session 1: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 - Fri, Jul 15, 2016 8:30AM - 3:00PM   SOLD OUT

Animal Training 101
Price: $149.00
Ages 11 - 12

Junior Zoo Keeper-(Thursday Night sleepover)
Price: $179.00
Ages 11 - 12

 
Basic Plus Membership
BEST VALUE! One year with all the benefits of a Basic Membership, PLUS Four one-day admission tickets; one Ride Pass (12 rides, excludes Pony Ride); Free stroller rental; and Free one-time admission to the Wild Zoo Halloween.

Click here BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS to review BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS. Please note membership benefits are subject to change at any time.

Please use your photo ID for admission to the Zoo until you receive your membership packet. If you are renewing a membership an additional year will be added to your existing plastic membership card. New members will receive their permanent plastic membership card in the mail. An updated travel card and any additional tickets will be included in all membership packets.

Basic Plus Membership
Price: $200.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.

 
Supporting Memberships
Review the three (3) SUPPORTING membership levels below and select the package that best fits your desire to support the zoo.

One year with all the benefits of a BasicPlus Membership, a tax deductible gift to the zoo and more.

Click here BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS to review BASIC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS. Please note membership benefits are subject to change at any time.

Please use your photo ID for admission to the Zoo until you receive your membership packet. If you are renewing a membership an additional year will be added to your existing plastic membership card. New members will receive their permanent plastic membership card in the mail. An updated travel card and any additional tickets will be included in all membership packets.

Safari Club
Price: $300.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.
Benefits include BasicPlus items, PLUS invitations to exclusive Supporting Member events; acknowledgement in Zoo to You magazine and a Tax Deduction for a portion of your Membership fee.

Director's Circle Membership
Price: $600.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.
Benefits include Safari Club level items, PLUS a Behind-the-Scenes tour with zoo personnel.

King of Jungle Membership
Price: $1,200.00
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 18 and under.
Benefits include Director's Circle level items, PLUS an Exclusive Adventure with the Zoo Director.

 
Family Wild Nights

Sleep with the Sharks
 
You and your family will sleep in the aquarium gallery. Ages 5 & Up.

Sleep Under the Stars Family Night
 
Pitch your own tent and learn about nocturnal critters while your family camps out at the zoo! Ages 5 & up with adult.

Fun with the Fishes Preschool Night
 
Parents and preschoolers are invited to have their own fun-filled night in the aquarium gallery! Ages 3-5 with adults.

 
Zoo Admission

The whole family will enjoy a trip to the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo!
Babies age 1 and under and Zoo Members are admitted FREE.
Your admission ticket is good for any day of the regular zoo season.

Adult Admission Ticket
Price: $14.00
Good for one adult admission aged 19-59 (valid 365 days from purchase date)

Child Admission Ticket
Price: $9.00
Good for one child admission ages 2-18 (valid 365 days from purchase date)

Senior Admission Ticket
Price: $10.50
Good for one senior admission ages 60 & over (valid 365 days from purchase date)

 
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Yes! I am proud to support Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and its mission connecting kids and animals, strengthening families, and inspirig people to care.
 
VIP Experiences

Orangutan VIP Experience
Price: $99.00


Get nose to nose with our orangutans, including one-year-old Asmara, during a feeding and training session. Watch as keepers deliver fruits and veggies to the apes and demonstrate training behaviors from behind the scenes
  • Days: Thursdays-Saturdays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:00-1:30 PM.
  • Cost: $99 per person.
  • Ages 8 & up. Maximum group size 4 people.
  • Meet at Orangutan Gallery - at 'Employees Only' door.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a VIP Experience ticket.

Stingray VIP Experience
Price: $39.00


Grab your tray of fish and accompany our aquarists to feed the stingrays. As you hold the food in your hand, the stingrays will swim over and slurp up their lunch! Note for participants with allergies: The stingrays' food includes shellfish.
  • Days: Sundays-Tuesdays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:30 PM.
  • Cost: $39 per person.
  • Ages 6 & up. Maximum group size 4 people.
  • Meet at the Stingray entrance door in the Australian Adventure.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a VIP Experience ticket.

Giraffe VIP Experience
Price: $79.00

Your adventure begins behind the scenes in the giraffe barn, where you'll help keepers create special feeders for the zoo's tallest residents, then watch as the treats you made are gobbled up! You'll find out just how tall giraffes are when you stand toe to toe with these gentle giants as they munch tasty snacks from your hand.
  • Days: Fridays-Mondays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:00 - 1:30 PM.
  • Cost: $79 per person.
  • Ages 5 & up. Maximum group size 6 people.
  • Meet at the Giraffe Feeding Platform in the African Journey.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a VIP Experience ticket.

Penguin VIP Experience
Price: $89.00

Find yourself among the flock as you step onto the penguins' beach and help keepers deliver lunch to the penguins. You'll learn the best way to feed fish to a hungry penguin as keepers share all the details of the penguins' personalities.
  • Days: Fridays-Mondays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 2:00-2:30 PM.
  • Cost: $89 per person.
  • Ages 8 & up. Maximum group size 2 people.
  • Meet at the rock ledge between penguin and otter exhibits.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
**For Penguin VIP, no sandals permitted. Must wear closed toed shoes. Long pants recommended.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also puchased a VIP Experience ticket.

Vulture VIP Experience
Price: $29.00


Like all zoo animals, vultures receive expert care. Join zoo keepers as they deliver whole prey (typically rats) to the birds, then watch as the vultures consume their lunch. Note: This VIP Experience is not for the squeamish!
  • Days: Fridays-Mondays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 2:30 - 2:50 PM.
  • Cost: $29 per person.
  • Ages 5 & up. Maximum group size 4 people.
  • Meet at the Land Rover across from swamp monkey exhibit.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.
***Children age 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased a VIP Experience ticket.

Marriage Proposal VIP Package
Price: $59.00

Pop the question during our weekly Dive Chats with a little help from our SCUBA diver! It will be a moment you will never forget.
  • Days: Wednesdays and Thursdays during the zoo season.
  • Time: 1:30-1:50 PM.
  • Cost: $59.
  • Meet at The Reef Gallery in the Australian Adventure.
  • Zoo Admission is not included. To enter the zoo, you must purchase Admission or use your Zoo Membership.

 
Animal Adoptions
By adopting an animal at the Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo, you help us provide healthy food, exceptional care, and veterinary care for your animal. Perfect for individuals, groups, or as a unique gift!

Choose from our classic or featured adoption package.

Adopt an Animal Featured
Price: $50.00
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Featured Adoptions
The month of February we are featuring our Black-Footed Penguin, Orangutan, Blacktip Reef Shark, Lion and Red Panda
Your purchase will include:
  • Plush animal
  • Personalized wallet card
  • Photo of the specified animal
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Fact sheet about your animal
  • Letter from the Zoo Director
  • Recognition on the zoo's website
$40 of your adoption fee is tax deductible.

Adopt an Animal Classic
Price: $35.00
Classic Animal Adoption

Animals currently available for adoption are Black-footed Penguin, Komodo Dragon, Lion, Orangutan, Red Panda, Reticulated Giraffe, Ring-tailed Lemur, Sumatran Tiger, and Zebra.

Adopt an animal for just $35 and receive:
  • Photo of your animal
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Fact sheet about your animal
  • Letter from the director
  • Recognition on the zoo's website
Your entire $35 adoption fee is tax-deductible. All materials for your Classic Adoption will be e-mailed for downloading and printing.

 
Donate
Yes! I am proud to support Fort Wayne Children's Zoo and its mission of connecting kids with animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care about the world around them.

Annual Fund
 
Other Amount: $
Gifts to the Annual Fund directly support our mission of connecting kids with animals, strengthening families, and inspiring people to care. The generosity of individuals who support this fund make the zoo a wonderful experience for our guests each and every day. Because the zoo receives no tax support, donations go directly to support our mission. Here are some examples of how your gifts support our daily work:
  • $25 helps feed our peafowl.
  • $50 helps bring zoo animals to local nursing homes and schools.
  • $100 keeps the lion and hyena windows clean.
  • $150 provides enrichment activities for our sea lions, monkeys, and otters.
  • $500 helps to purchase lettuce and alfalfa for our giraffes.
  • $750 feeds our tigers.
  • $1,000 provides quality veterinary care for our animals each day.

Australian Adventure Fund
 
Other Amount: $
G'day Mate! The Australian Adventure first opened in 1987, and today we are hard at work creating an exciting new version of this zoo favorite. Our Australian Adventure Fund will help support our plans for renovating exhibits, bringing in a few new animals, enriching activities for children and so much more. Every donation makes a difference!

Gifts of $400 or more are eligible for a recognition tile, if interested please contact development@kidszoo.org, or click on the 'tiles' button above to be taken directly to the tile order page.
 
Gift Certificates
Gift Certificates make great gifts. They can be redeemed for admission, ride passes or memberships at any ticket booth or at Guest Services all year round.

We'll mail the Gift Certificate to the purchaser so it can be presented to the recipient.

$20 Gift Certificate
Price: $20.00
Great for purchasing a Ride Pass!

$50 Gift Certificate
Price: $50.00
Great for General Admission!

$75 Gift Certificate
Price: $75.00
Great for an Individual Membership purchase!

$90 Gift Certificate
Price: $90.00
Great for purchasing a Single Parent Membership!

$109 Gift Certificate
Price: $109.00
Great for purchasing a Family or Grandparent Membership!

$200 Gift Certificate
Price: $200.00
Great for purchasing a Basic Plus Membership!

 
Australian Adventure Recognition Tile
Be part of the excitement as we renovate the Australian Adventure. Purchase an Australian Adventure Recognition Tile!

4 x 4 inch Recognition Tile
Price: $400.00
  • $400
  • Four lines of copy, up to 14 characters each
Valid:   AVAILABLE

4 x 4 Recognition Tile & Cast Aluminum Plaque
Price: $1,000.00
  • $1000
  • Four lines of copy, up to 14 characters each
Valid:   AVAILABLE