Five Ways to Enjoy the Bronx Zoo + Membership Promo Code

People from all over the world visit the Bronx Zoo, but we are lucky enough to have it right in our backyard. On any given day we can stop in to see our favorite animals, get a workout in, or plan a day with friends we haven’t seen in a while. With Memorial Day weekend coming up, and summer right around the corner- here’s a quick reminder of the different ways we can enjoy the Bronx Zoo this season. Plus, last chance to take advantage of our Bronxmama promo code for your own Bronx Zoo membership!

Admire the beauty of nature

Julie Larsen Maher

Living in New York City is incredible. The skyline, the abundance of museums and restaurants–we truly have it all. But it’s important that we make time for getting outdoors and enjoying nature too. The Bronx Zoo is a perfect escape for anyone looking to connect with nature- and see beautiful animals to boot! Walk through 265 acres of hardwood forest, enjoy the sight of wooded paths ponds, taking in the lush, vibrant green life. Walk through the African Plains to see giraffes, ostriches, lions, zebras, spotted hyena, African wild dogs and more. Or opt for a more relaxing time in nature thanks to the Wild Asia Monorail where you can travel through the heart of the Asian wilderness- along pastures, forests and riverbanks. Your tour guide will help you spot animals along the way including elephants, antelope, rhinos and tigers.

Spend time with family and friends

Julie Larsen Maher

The zoo is always a great place to meet up with family and friends- especially as many of us still feel safer outdoors and socially distanced. And with 9,000 animals, spanning over 700 species from all around the world- there’s certainly enough to see and enjoy during your time together. And you’ll find yourself wanting to return for another meetup since you never know who or what you might encounter – each visit is unique and animal encounters are pleasantly unpredictable! And of course- you can always keep an eye out for everyone’s favorite animals from Animal Planet’s THE ZOO.

Play dates at Nature Trek

Julie Larsen Maher

Having a membership at the Bronx Zoo makes it much easier when you don’t have time to enjoy a full day. We love being able to stop by and let the little ones enjoy Nature Trek for an hour or two. The kids are able to let some energy out while they enjoy a giraffe’s-eye view of the zoo while exploring this adorable village in the trees. Relive your childhood with your little ones as you cross wavy bridges, crawl through elevated tunnels, and balance on wiggly surfaces.

Treetop Adventure

Photo: Julie Larsen Maher

For families with older kids or adults looking for something a little different at your next Bronx Zoo visit, consider partaking in Treetop Adventure. Thrill seekers can zipline across the Bronx River and climb through canopies above the zoo. We’re sure it will be a zoo visit none of you will forget. Tickets must be reserved in advance at

Visit the Butterfly Garden, the Children’s Zoo & Bug Carousel

Julie Larsen Maher

You can’t think of the Bronx Zoo without thinking of the infamous Bug Carousel and Butterfly Garden. And no kid can walk past the Children’s Zoo without asking to stop in! No matter how many times you visit, a ride on their favorite insect just doesn’t get old!

Health & Safety

While the city has steadily opened back up and returned to a bit more normalcy, the Bronx Zoo continues to prioritize guest health and safety to ensure visitors have an optimal experience. This means:

  • Capacities are reduced, allowing for social distancing 
  • Contactless interactions are in place
  • Sanitizing stations are available throughout the park for frequent hand washing


Julie Larsen Maher

Let’s talk membership! This is your last chance to save 20% on a Bronx Zoo membership with our special Bronxmama promo code below. But just to remind you of what’s included:

  • Get unlimited year-round access for your entire family
  • Includes access to the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and Prospect Park Zoo, including free attractions and exhibits
  • Unlock discounts on gift shop, restaurants, events and programs
  • Membership pays for itself in just one visit
  • The 20% offer will expire 6/22 and not be offered throughout the remainder of the year, so this is the last time to access this great deal.
  • This summer your favorite Eric Carle books come to life at the Bronx Zoo. Members receive exclusive early morning and evening access on select dates!
  • Dinosaur Safari comes roaring back in 2022, with even bigger dinosaurs and special discounts for Members!

LAST CHANCE to receive 20% off Family Zoos Plus Membership with promo code BRONXMAMA20. Click here to enroll!*

Of course, you can always purchase individual tickets for a visit this season by visiting here. Right now, all guests, including members, still must reserve date-specific tickets in advance.

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*Discount applies to Family Zoos PLUS Membership products only — no other memberships are eligible for discount. Not applicable towards prior purchases; no cash back or credit will be issued. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Discount code must be entered at the time of checkout. Online transactions only. Valid for first—time Member enrollment only. Offer ends 6/22/2021 at 11:59pm. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.

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