Give the gift of Zoo Membership!

Give a gift to re-'member' this year to the animal lovers in your life. Gift Memberships are available for any 1-year level, and can be used for new or renewal memberships. Gift Memberships allow the recipient to have flexibility on the start date of their membership, while regular memberships will start on the date of purchase. 

Click the icon below to purchase online, or call us at 904-757-4463 ext. 114. Please allow at least one week for processing and delivery. 

Membership Levels
Read terms before purchasing.

Á la Carte Options

Plus 1 Unnamed $35

Add one (1) additional unnamed adult for any membership level. Limit two per membership. Unnamed guests must be accompanied by named adult member.

Plus 1 Named $45 Add one (1) additional named adult for any membership level. Limit one per membership.

Membership Gift Certificates are available for any 1 Year Zoo Membership. Gift Certificate recipients are allowed 1 year from the date of Gift Certificate purchase to activate their membership. When the Gift Certificate is redeemed and the account is activated, the membership will be valid for 1 year. Discounts are not available on Gift Certificates.

Please note Zoo Memberships are valid for 1 year from the date the account is activated. This date cannot be changed. If you are purchasing a Zoo Membership as a gift for someone and do not want the membership to be activated until a specific date, please purchase a Gift Membership.

Membership Terms

Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. 

Named Adult:
 The Member listed on the membership card. Must be at least 18 years of age. These members may use the membership card to enter the Zoo during regular hours when they also show valid Photo ID. Named adults may not be changed during the membership year, but may be changed when the membership is renewed.

Member Child: For Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Membership a child is between the ages of 3 and 17. Children 2 and under are always free.

When memberships are purchased by the parents, these children must be named on the account. If your children visit the Zoo without the named adult present, they may be asked to verify their membership at the Membership Office. Children who are not named on the Membership cannot access the Membership without a named adult present.

When memberships are purchased by the Grandparents, a maximum of 4 children may be brought into the Zoo on the membership per day. Children who are not named on the Membership cannot access the Membership without a Named Adult present.

Unnamed Guest: The unnamed guest may be a person of any age. Unnamed guests must be accompanied by a named adult in order to enter the Zoo.

All Membership Levels Include:

  • Free Zoo admission for the entire year! (Excludes Special Events and After Hours Happenings)
  • Discounted or Free admission to over 140 other zoos and aquariums in the U.S. and Canada. See AZA reciprocal list.
  • Discounts on Zoo Train Rides
  • Special Members Only Train and Carousel Discount Cards
  • Discounts in all the Zoo Gift Shops
  • Invitations to Members Only Events and Sneak Previews
  • Free subscription to our quarterly magazine, Wild
  • Free subscription to our monthly email newsletter, Animals in Your Inbox – News from the Zoo
  • Discounts on Educational Camps
  • Members-only stamp cards can be purchased for greater discounts on train and carousel rides.