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. The Canopy which is the largest restaurant at the OKC Zoo offers a delectable dining experience in a rainforest atmosphere with outside patio option. The menu 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, such as Big Rivers Cafe, Carousel Cafe, Lakeside Cafe, and Dippin' Dots Stand offer delicious snacks and treats that are open seasonally.
Zoo Gift Shops
The Zoo has five unique gift shops - Safari Gift Shop, General Store, and Lion's Lair. Each store, operated by our food, beverage and merchandising partner Lancer Hospitality, offers unique gifts for all ages.
The Safari Gift Shop is located in the Zoo's Global Plaza and is open daily. 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.
Our newest gift shop, the General Store is located in Oklahoma Trails on the Boardwalk next to the Nocturnal building. This Oklahoma gem contains mostly items made by Oklahoma vendors--from canned honey to Atlas Pine pottery. Stop by for a truly "Made in Oklahoma" experience.
Near the Elephant Exhibit, the ZooZeum Gift Shop offers nostalgic items of the Zoo's 112-year history in a unique museum setting. It is stocked with memorabilia of Mathilda the Hippo, Judy the Elephant and much more. The shop also offers sun block, snacks, and more.