2021 Holiday
Bronx Zoo Gift Guide

This holiday season, the Bronx Zoo has all your gift needs covered. From symbolically adopting an animal to meeting one up-close, you’re sure to find the perfect presents for the animal lovers in your life.


In-Person Gifts

Amazing experiences to enjoy IRL!

Use code HOLIDAY15 to save 15%*

Gift Membership

Give the gift of Membership and your loved one will enjoy a whole year of adventure at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and Prospect Park Zoo. Complete the wildlife fun by adding the NY Aquarium.

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Wild Encounters

At the Bronx Zoo, your loved ones can get up close and personal with giraffes, cheetahs, sloths, and many more amazing animals.

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Holiday Lights Tickets

Give the gift of a perfect holiday evening. The Bronx Zoo’s seasonal celebration returns, bigger and brighter than ever, with animal lantern safaris, ice-carving demonstrations, holiday treats, costumed characters, wildlife theater, stilt walkers, and more!

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Gift Tickets

Help your friends and family discover their wild sides with Bronx Zoo gift tickets! They’ll explore over 265 acres of our beautiful park, and connect with the animals they love: tigers, gorillas, rhinos, giraffes - more than 9,000 species from tiny toads to big cats!

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Virtual Gifts

Unique gifts to put a smile on a loved one's face no matter where they are.

Symbolic Animal Adoption

Adopt an animal on behalf of a friend or family member and they’ll receive a plush, animal fact card, and an adoption certificate. Choose from an adorable sloth, tiger, bison, snowy owl, fennec fox, gorilla or giraffe.

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Virtual Membership

As part of our virtual community, your loved one will receive access to exclusive online zoo and aquarium animal experiences, plus a t-shirt, pin, and tote bag.

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Virtual Wild Encounters

No matter where you are, you, your friends and family can connect virtually with amazing animals and the dedicated experts who look after them. On a Zoo Zoom you’ll enjoy 15 minutes face-to-face with your favorite animals and their keepers.

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Holiday Virtual Meet and Greet

During this popular 30-minute live, online program participants will get the opportunity to spend time with their favorite keepers from Animal Planet's The ZOO. Ask questions in real time and learn about caring for animals from the experts. Choose from 7 sessions - meet an armadillo, camel, cheetah, fox, penguin, sloth or surprise celebrity - plus two surprise animal guests!

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*Discount applies to Individual Zoos, Dual Zoos PLUS, Family Zoos and Family Zoos PLUS Membership products only — no other Memberships are eligible for discount. Not applicable towards prior purchases or upgrades/parking add-ons; no cash back or credit will be issued. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Discount code must be entered at the time of checkout. Online transactions only. Valid for gift membership purchases only. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. Offer ends 12/31/2021 at 11:59 PM. Please note, gift memberships start on the day of purchase.

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