Staten Island Zoo

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Staten Island Zoo

What you'll do

Come and visit some of your favourite animals at Staten Island Zoo, its the perfect day out for the whole family.

Enjoy a trip to Staten Island Zoo with The New York Pass®

Explore the wide spectrum of wildlife inhabiting the Staten Island Zoo and learn about your favorite species.

Take a stroll around Staten Island's famous Zoo and enjoy the energetic and charismatic animals living within the 8 acres of land that the zoo occupies. Not only will you be able to visit a few of your favorite animals, you will also have the opportunity to learn about new species that you may have never seen before. 

The Staten Island Zoo boasts a collection of over 1,500 animals and contains more than 350 species.

    Discover the Staten Island Zoo in New York City 

    Located in the heart of the bustling metropolis, the Staten Island Zoo offers an entertaining day out. As a standout zoo in New York City, it presents a variety of captivating wildlife and interactive exhibits, guaranteeing a memorable experience. 

    Purchase Your Staten Island Zoo Tickets Today 

    Why wait? Get your discounted Staten Island Zoo tickets now! Prepare for a riveting adventure as you explore the animal kingdom right here, in the city that never sleeps. 

    Zoo in Staten Island Highlights 

    Reptile Collection 
    The Staten Island Zoo actually started with a primary focus on reptiles and snakes in particular. Over the years, the zoo has put together a huge collection of animals but still consists of a very impressive reptile collection. 

    Did you know 

    • Staten Island Zoo is home to Staten Island Chuck, the groundhog that is New York City's official Groundhog Day forecaster. 

    Staten Island Zoo FAQs 

    Q. Can I interact with the animals at Staten Island Zoo? 
    A. While direct interaction is not permitted, you can observe and learn about a wide variety of animals through our informative exhibits and educational programs. 

    Q. Are there any special events or shows at Staten Island Zoo? 
    A. Yes, they host a range of exciting events throughout the year, including live animal demonstrations, feeding sessions, and educational presentations to enhance your zoo experience. 

    Q. Are there dining options available at Staten Island Zoo? 
    A. They offer a food court where you can find a selection of delicious snacks and meals to satisfy your hunger during your visit. 

    Q. Is Staten Island Zoo suitable for young children? 
    A. Absolutely! They have a dedicated children's zoo area with interactive exhibits, petting zoos, and educational activities designed to engage and entertain young visitors. 

    Q. Can I bring my own food and drinks to Staten Island Zoo? 
    A. While outside food and drinks are not allowed, they have plenty of dining options available within the zoo for your convenience. 

    Q. Does Staten Island Zoo offer educational programs for schools or groups? 
    A. Yes, they offer a range of educational programs tailored for schools and groups, providing a unique opportunity to learn about wildlife conservation, animal habitats, and the importance of biodiversity. 

    Know before you go

    Getting in: present your pass upon entry.

    Where you'll be

    Operating hours

    Monday - Sunday: 10AM - 4.45PM

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