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Zoo Shops & Amenities

out of africa gift shop

The Jungle Shop

The Jungle Shop is located just inside the front entrance of the zoo. The shop carries film, books, souvenirs and unique stuffed animals. 

Hours

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. 

The Jungle Shop: 505-764-6218.

Out of Africa Gift Shop

The Out of Africa gift shop is located in the Africa Exhibit. Train tickets for the Thunderbird Express train are sold here. The gift shop also sells many beautiful African-inspired gifts, including animal art, musical instruments, and safari-inspired clothing.

Hours

Tuesdays - Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.   (The Out of Africa Gift Shop is closed for lunch on Tuesday, Wednesday &  Thursday from 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Jungle Wheels

Jungle Wheels, near the entrance of the Zoo, offers strollers and wheelchairs for use on the zoo grounds.

Strollers

Single and double strollers are available for rental. Single strollers are $10, double strollers are $12.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available for $10 for an all-day rental.

Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure your comfort, we strongly recommend that you bring your own wheelchair.

ECV (Electronic Scooter)

ECVs are available for $30, plus a $100 refundable deposit.

Please call 505-764-6206 for a Zoo visit or 505-848-7123 for an Aquarium/Garden visit. Or email us at [email protected] if you have questions.

Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Accessibility

The Zoo is happy to assist with any needed accommodations.

If you have a disability or require special assistance, please contact the Zoo in advance to let us know how we can assist.

Bicycle Racks

Located near the entrance. No bicycle riding is allowed at the BioPark.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on BioPark grounds. A limited number of kennels are available at the Administrative Offices at both the Zoo and the Aquarium/Botanic Garden. There is no charge to kennel your pet at these locations.

Service Animals

Service animals are permitted in the BioPark but due to safety and welfare concerns of some BioPark animals, some areas may be restricted from entry by service animals.

Lost and Found

Inquire at the Security Office located in the main plaza next to the Administration Office for items that are lost and found.

Parking

Parking is ample and free.