Safari Birthday Expedition

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Enjoy an all-inclusive party experience for your friends and family at the Bronx Zoo! Guests experience up-close animal encounters, participate in party activities, enjoy catered food and drink options, and explore the amazing Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit with our expert education staff as their guides.

Party Includes

  • Total Experience admission to the Bronx Zoo for all party guests for the entire day
  • Fully decorated private party space
  • Three, educational animal encounters
  • Costumed character to visit guests
  • Trip to Bug Carousel or exhibit of choice
  • Activity stations for children
  • A guided tour through the Congo Gorilla exhibit
  • Catered food and drink options for your guests, set up and cleared by our staff
  • A personalized Birthday Cake
  • Goody bags for all children
  • 1 reserved parking spot for the party family
  • Commemorative Bronx Zoo Birthday T-shirt for the birthday guest of honor
  • Discounted online invitations via Paperless Post


Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Up to 35 guests

Regular: $2700, Member: $2600 (up to 20 goody bags included)

36-45 guests

Regular: $3300, Member: $3150 (up to 30 goody bags included)

46-55 guests

Regular: $3700, Member: $3500 (up to 40 goody bags included)

56-65 guests

Regular: $4500, Member: $4300 (up to 50 goody bags included)

WINTER DISCOUNT: Receive $200 off parties that take place December 1 st – March 1 st

Additional Information

Guest Count Policies

Guest count must include all adults and children 1+ in attendance at the party. The party family is included in the final count

  • For children ages 1-3, one adult is required to accompany each child (1:1 ratio)
  • For children ages 4-12, one adult for every 10 children is required (1:10 ratio)

For accompanying guests that will not be in attendance at the party but wish to walk around while the party takes place, admission tickets can be purchased at any Zoo entrance on the day of the party or in advance on the Bronx Zoo website.

Additional Fees

  • Additional birthday child fee, $15.00/child (for twins, triplets, and multiple sibling celebrations)
  • Additional goody bags for children, $12.00/bag
  • Parking, please inquire if interested in pre-paying for passes for guests

Registration Information

Contact the Bronx Zoo Education Department at or (800) 433-4149, Monday through Friday from 9:00am–5:00pm or submit your request here. Although you can reach out at any time, please keep in mind that the Birthday Party Coordinator is only in the office Wednesday through Friday to answer party inquiries, so please be patient with the response time. We field inquiries based on their timestamp to be fair to all.

  • Parties cannot be scheduled less than four weeks in advance
  • We require a $500 non-refundable deposit upon booking. The final balances for our parties are due one month before the party date. We cannot hold a date without a deposit
  • Space is limited. We highly recommend registering 2-3 months in advance, especially for fall, spring, and summer birthday parties

The Wildlife Conservation Society offers different style parties from simple to sensational at the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo. For more information about our other facilities, visit Zoo Birthday Parties now!

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