Teaching Zoo


Coming events:

Join us on the weekends...:

We are open every Saturday and Sunday ..... 11am to 5pm


Come visit us at America's Teaching Zoo...!



Coming events....

Rendezvous at the Zoo    ---    POSTPONED...!!!    to  SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2019.

Due to the high winds and fires, we have POSTPONED the Rendezvous at the Zoo event until - Saturday November 9, 2019.

Your previously purchased tickets are still valid for that day...   We hope you can join us...!

Join us November 9th for an unforgettable evening of fundraising under the stars. Animal encounters, student presentations, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction will all be “paired” with Malibu Family Wines on the sprawling terrace adjacent to the zoo. Proceeds benefit America's Teaching Zoo's Master Plan, which will bring larger more naturalistic habitats for our big cats to call home.

Click here for Rendezvous at the Zoo Event Sponsorship Form!

Purchase Rendezvous at the Zoo Tickets here.



Visitor Information:

Hours: 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Weekends
The Zoo is open every weekend, excluding Holidays

Phone: 805-378-1441

Included in General Admission Price:   (Prices are $9 for Adults, and $7 for Children & Seniors -- under 2 years old is always FREE)
Animal Show Times: 12:00 and 2:00
Animal Demonstrations: 3:30 to 4:00
Discovery Stations and Animal Encounters throughout the day!

VIP/Behind the Scenes tours at 12:45 and 2:45 

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the inner working of a zoo! Interact with some of the animals only seen from the back and learn how we train, feed are care for over 130 exotic animals everyday. The number of guests is limited to 15 for each tour and there is  $7 fee for the tour. Please let us know at the front gate if you would like to join in!