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Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo

8450 W. 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Phone: 248-541-5717
http://detroitzoo.org

An animal-lover's paradise, the Detroit Zoo is situated on 125 acres with many naturalistic habitats. Major exhibits include the Arctic Ring of Life, Australian Outback Adventure, Great Apes of Harambee, National Amphibian Conservation Center, Holden Reptile Conservation Center, Penguinarium and Butterfly Garden.

Amenities
Restaurant On Site, Continental Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Charge for Parking, Free Parking, Internet Access
Distance from Downtown Detroit
15 miles
Distance from Metro Airport
28 miles
Hours
Open daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m. April-Labor Day; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Labor Day-Sept. 30; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed. June-July; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct.-March. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. 4-D Theater and Simulator Ride: April 1-Oct. 31 Tauber Family Railroad: May-Sept., weekends in Oct.
Credit Cards Accepted
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Events

  • Bunnyville, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 04/14/2017 - 04/15/2017

    Hours 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    http://detroitzoo.org

    An egg-stravaganza of family fun is planned for the Detroit Zoo's 26th annual Bunnyville celebration filled with treats, crafts, games and live entertainment.
    ... read more

  • GreenFest, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 04/22/2017 - 04/22/2017

    Hours 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    http://detroitzoo.org

    In observance of the global holiday celebrating life on our planet, the Detroit Zoo hosts its annual GreenFest celebration. The festivities include earth-friendly crafts, an endangered species scavenger ... read more

  • Senior Day at the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 04/26/2017 - 04/26/2017

    Hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    http://detroitzoo.org

    Senior citizens residing in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a special day at the Detroit Zoo. Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver receive free admission and parking. Senior ... read more

  • Zoo Brew, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 05/12/2017 - 05/12/2017

    Hours 6-10 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    Lions and tigers and beers... oh, my! The Detroit Zoo's spring Zoo Brew features more than 60 beers from select Michigan craft breweries, live music and food for purchase. Ticket packages include Zoo admission ... read more

  • Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 05/19/2017 - 05/20/2017

    Hours May 19, 1-7 p.m.; May 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    The Detroit Zoo and the Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with dozens of local animal welfare organizations, host the 25th annual spring Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo. The event is one ... read more

  • Sunset at the Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 06/16/2017 - 06/16/2017

    Hours 7-11:30 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    Join the Detroit Zoological Society and co-chairs Joe Campanelli and Karen Cullen for a spectacular fundraising gala. The event will provide a sensational evening complete with exquisite cuisine, ... read more

  • Bike Safari, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 06/29/2017 - 06/29/2017

    Hours 6-9 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    Peddle past penguins and polar bears as you experience the Detroit Zoo like never before on this inaugural family-friendly bike ride. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and bike helmets are ... read more

  • Wild Summer Nights, Detroit Zoo, Main Picnic Grove

    Dates 07/05/2017 - 08/30/2017

    Hours 6:30-8 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Wild Summer Nights features a variety of music from local bands, including ... read more

  • Wild Beasts Wild Wine, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 07/21/2017 - 07/21/2017

    Hours 6-10 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    Make a toast to wildlife at the Detroit Zoo's 6th annual Wild Beasts Wild Wine. The 21-and-older event samples wines from local and national wineries and vineyards. Guests enjoy live music, exclusive ... read more

  • Wild Bites and Flights, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 08/11/2017 - 08/11/2017

    Hours 6-10 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    This inaugural 21-and-older event will feature food and beverage pairings throughout the Detroit Zoo, themed around the animals; native land. Guests will enjoy live music, exclusive after-hours access ... read more

  • Senior Day at the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 09/06/2017 - 09/06/2017

    Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    detroitzoo.org

    Senior citizens residing in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a special day at the Detroit Zoo. Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver receive free admission and parking. Senior ... read more

  • Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Zoo

    Dates 09/10/2017 - 09/10/2017

    Hours

    detroitzoo.org

    Thousands of runners and walkers lace up their running shoes each year for Run Wild for the Detroit Zoo. The event includes 5K and 10K runs, a Too Wild! 5K + 10K combo and a noncompetitive 1.5-mile ... read more

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