NYC Attractions | Central Park Zoo
The Central Park Zoo is a fun, family-friendly NYC Attraction located a short distance from our New York City Hotel.
Central Park is a top NYC Attraction, and it is home to Attractions of its own including the Central Park Zoo.
About The Central Park Zoo:
The Central Park Zoo isn’t very large, but its 6 acres are home to more than 130 species. As you stroll through Central Park, consider spending some time exploring this popular Attraction in NY.
Some of the animals you’ll see during a visit to the Central Park Zoo are snow leopards, penguins, grizzly bears, sea lions, lemurs, a variety of reptiles, rare birds and more. A children’s petting zoo is another popular features of the Zoo.
In addition to seeing the many animals found at this Attraction in NY, visitors will also have the chance to see a show in the 4-D theatre. Kids ages 6 and up can see a show that touches all of their senses. The 4-D theatre will be a highlight of your visit to the Central Park Zoo. You can also download a map from the Zoo’s website that gives you the chance to take part in the Quest for Adventure in the Zoo Scavenger Hunt.
Plan your visit to be there during the penguins and sea lion feeding times. Zoo staff is on hand during the feeding to talk a bit about the animals and to answer any questions you may have. Special events and educational programs for both kids and adults are available throughout the year. Examples of adult programs are bird watching and wildlife photography. Kids programs, which are available for all ages, give them the chance to interact with animals.
During your stay at our New York City Hotel, consider spending a day exploring Central Park and include a visit to the Central Park Zoo. This NYC Attraction will be a hit with visitors all ages.
Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays through Sundays 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Special Animal Feeding Hours:
Penguins: 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Sea Lions: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Adults - $12.00
Seniors - $9.00
Children 3 to 12 - $7.00
Children under 3 - Free