Please note: All non-member Zoo tickets must be pre-purchased online or at the onsite kiosks.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.

Treat Yourself

Treat yourself at one of our many dining and shopping options, open daily.

Dine at one of four delicious restaurants, picnic with family and friends, stay hydrated at our many water stations, order and pickup food from The Thorn Tree Grill and discover unique gifts to remember your visit. 

Safari Soft Serve is currently closed. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. 

Appel Gift Shop

Located in the entry plaza, the newly remodeled Suzan and Bill Appel Gift Shop is open daily and features a curated selection of zoo memorabilia, souvenirs, unique gifts and more to remember your visit.

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