Visitor Services and Zoo Amenities
Stroller, Wagon, Wheelchair, EVC, Pet Hotel, and Locker Rentals
All rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit the Strollers Windows in the Zoo's Global Plaza to rent these items.
Safari Cart Rentals
Enjoy a personalized, guided, two-hour tour of the Zoo by renting a Safari Cart. Due to heavier crowds, Safari Carts are not available during Spring Break in March or special Zoo events.
The 7-person cart will be driven by a Zoo employee
The cost for both ZOOfriends members and non-members is $250 and does not include general admission
Full payment must accompany any reservation
Tours are given at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Due to the size of the cart, certain areas of the Zoo must be walked on foot
The Safari Cart can be reserved by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 405-425-0262
The Zoo offers a wide varity of eateries operated by our food, beverage and merchandising partner, Lancer Hospitality. Lotus Pavilion at Sanctuary Asia and The Canopy near Children's Zoo are the largest restaurants at the OKC Zoo and offer guests delectable dining experiences daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Menus includes pizza, fresh burgers, chicken tenders, corn dogs, salads, daily specials and vegetarian items. Drinks include a variety of refreshing bottled and fountain drinks, ice tea and coffee. Fresh fruit, snacks and desserts are also available.
Other food locations within the Zoo offer delicious snacks and treats and are open seasonally.
Zoo Gift Shops
The Zoo has unique gift shops operated by our food, beverage and merchandising partner Lancer Hospitality, offering unique gifts for all ages.
The Safari Gift Shop is located in the Zoo's Global Plaza and is open daily at 10 a.m. It houses apparel for the whole family, home decor items, educational toys, plush gifts and fun souvenirs. This shop is a definite stop year round. The Safari Gift Shop also offers all the necessities for a fun and safe day at the Zoo including sun block, hats, snacks, a limited supply of batteries, and more. Zoo entry is not required to visit this shop.
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