Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society successfully opened to members this week and now extends the invitation to visit this tropical oasis to the entire community.
Starting Friday, June 5, the Zoo reopens to the general public seven days per week from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (last ticket sale is at 4:15 p.m.) and will be operating normally with a few notable exceptions:
- Capacity will be limited and carefully monitored to allow for physical distancing.
- All visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance at palmbeachzoo.org.
- A one-way path will be designated throughout the Zoo in the Florida Wetlands, Tropics of the Americas and The Islands.
- Certain exhibits will be closed or roped off including the carousel, train, observatory, cafe, aviary, butterfly garden and bronze statues.
- Food service is available at the concessions window and kiosks in Fountain Plaza.
- Hand-sanitizer stations will be available throughout the Zoo.
- Animal talks and animal experiences will not take place at this time.
- Strollers and wheelchair rentals are not available and guests are encouraged to bring their own.
- Guests to the Zoo are asked to refrain from visiting if they are in a high-risk category for COVID-19 complications, are not feeling well or have a fever. Guests are also highly encouraged to wear masks, utilize hand-sanitizing stations, and maintain a six-foot distance from other groups.
The animals can’t wait to see you! Visit palmbeachzoo.org for tickets and information.
All work and play! Everyone at the Zoo participated in readying for reopening. Chief Financial Officer Kathleen Breland took on glass cleaning at the North American river otter habitat. Otters Ollie and Luna thoroughly enjoyed the activity.
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About Palm Beach Zoo:
For more than 50 years, Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society has provided visitors with up-close and personal animal encounters that connect people to wildlife. Palm Beach Zoo guests explore a WILD ecosystem thriving on 23 lush, tropical acres while discovering hundreds of exotic animals. Visitors enjoy interactive animal experiences, nature and water play, and a lakeside cafe. Palm Beach Zoo participates in AZA Species Survival Plan® programs, ensuring healthy animal populations for rare and endangered species. The impact of a visit to Palm Beach Zoo extends beyond the gates, inspiring people to take action and save wildlife in wild places. For more information, visit www.palmbeachzoo.org.
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