Zoo memberships within Australia – a price comparison

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ZOO Memberships.  Zoos are a fantastic formula for a fun family day out but it sure can prove to be quite expensive if you just go for the day. So what is the solution to save a few dollars?

We have researched all the major Zoo memberships within Australia and this is what we have come up with.  It is definately OK to sign up with a zoo that is not within your state to get reciprocal discount.  This is what we have figured based on 2 Adults & 6 Children, and prices valid as at 22nd April 2014.

ZOOS Victoria

Friends of the Zoo [FOTZ] membership = $173 for the family for 12 months.  (1st Adult $93, Additional Adult $80, Children 15 years and under register FREE under their parents membership).

Annual Membership entitles you to:

TARONGA Zoo

Zoo Friends = $500 for the family for 12 months (Family [2A & 2C or 1A & 3C] $270, Additional Child $57.50)

Annual Membership entitles you to:

  • Unlimited free entry to Taronga Zoo & Western Plains Zoo for 12 months.
  • Reciprocal free access to interstate zoos; Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Perth Zoo, Adelaide ZooMonarto Zoo.
  • News, updates and happenings at the two Zoos via monthly e-Newsletters and the quarterly publication Wildlife.
  • Exclusive pre-sale opportunities & ticket discounts for events including the New Years Eve party.
  • 10% discount at all Zoo Shops
  • 10% discount at Zoofari lodge
  • 10% discount at Roar ‘n’ Snore on selected days.
  • Exclusive access to member only behind the scenes activities

Perth ZOO

Zoo Friends = $420 for the family for 12 months (Adults $75, Children $45)

Annual Membership entitles you to:

  • Unlimited free entry to Perth Zoo for 12 months.
  • Reciprocal free access to interstate zoos; Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Taronga Zoo, Adelaide Zoo, Western Plains Zoo, Monarto Zoo.
  • News, updates and happenings the News Paws magazine
  • 10% discount at Zoonique [Perth’s Zoo Shop]
  • 10% discount at Perth Zoo’s cafes
  • Discount at some Zoo events and Perth Zoo education programmes
  • Access to exclusive member only events
  • Discount at Luna Cinemas for adults and other promotions throughout the year
  • Kids under 15 automatically become members of the Brownes Numbat club

ZOOS SA

Zoos SA Membership = $434 for the family for 12 months (1st Adult $107, Additional Adult $87, Additional Child $40)

Annual Membership entitles you to:

  • 20% discount off complete accommodation packages at Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Members only prices to behind-the-scenes experiences and events

As you can see, signing up with Zoos Victoria is a clear winner, so what are you waiting for?

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