Alaska Zoo

4731 O'Malley Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99507- Map It
(907) 346-2133

AAA Editor Notes

Alaska Zoo is 7.5 mi. s. on SR 1 (Seward Hwy.), then 2 mi. e. to 4731 O'Malley Rd.; a shuttle provides transportation from the Log Cabin Visitor Information Center mid-May to mid-Sept. The grounds encompass a 25-acre wooded home to arctic, subarctic and Alaskan native animals, including Amur (Siberian) tigers, seals, snow leopards, Tibetan yaks, wolves and black, brown and polar bears. Visitors may interact with selected animals during the 2-hour Discovery Tour. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$15; $10 (ages 64+ and military with ID); $7 (ages 3-17). Discovery Tour $28; $20 (ages 3-17).
Hours: Daily 9-9, June-Aug.; 9-6, May and Sept.; 10-5, Mar.-Apr. and in Oct.; 10-4, rest of year (weather permitting). Discovery Tour departs daily at 12:15, late May to mid-Sept. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.