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Santa Barbara Zoo at California
Santa Barbara Zoo
500 Ninos Dr, Santa Barbara, California, 93103 805-962-5339
Category: Attractions
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Santa Barbara Zoo

Guests at the award-winning Ramada Santa Barbara receive a discount to the Santa Barbara Zoo, so please ask our Front Desk staff for your discount card to explore the exotic animal life. The little ones love the train ride around the park, which is a great way to tour the gorgeous grounds and bask in the ocean breezes. This kid-friendly attraction also has a play area with dinosaur egg shells to climb in, giant rope webs, and a hill where children sit on cardboard and slide down to the bottom. Don't miss the hundreds of animals in their natural habitats, with special feedings and live stage shows.


Prices - 

$15 for regular adult (13-64) admission; $10 for children (2-12); $12 Seniors (65+); Free for Children under 2; $6 parking  

Hours - 

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day 


  • Zoo yoga 
  • Family safaris 
  • "Year of the Explorer" series 


  • Train rides 
  • Feed the giraffes 
  • Walk to the beach
  • Onsite dining 
  • Live stage shows 


  • What are the admission fees for the zoo?

    The cost of admission at the Santa Barbara Zoo is $15 for regular adult (13-64) admission; $10 for children (2-12); $12 seniors (65+); and free for children under 2. Convenient onsite parking is available for $6 per car. Ask our Front Desk for discount cards, since guests at Ramada Santa Barbara enjoy special savings to visit this nearby attraction. 
  • Can I get here using public transportation?

    You can take the $.50 Waterfront shuttle, or hop on an Amtrak train and depart at a station very close to the Zoo grounds. Talk to our friendly staff about our complimentary Amtrak shuttle service for the easiest access to the SB Zoo.  

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Distance from attraction: 7.15 miles
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