Becoming a member of the Philadelphia Zoo has many benefits, including free year-long zoo admission and the ability - at some membership levels - to bring guests to the zoo free of charge. Members also enjoy free parking, free Treehouse admission, and discounts on zoo dining and shopping.
Philadelphia Zoo members also receive discounted fees for birthday parties and summer camps, special visiting hours, and members-only previews. Members of certain levels can enjoy one free ride per visit for each family member on the Amazon Rainforest Carousel, Swan Boats and PZ Express and various animal rides, as well as a free feeding in the Lorikeet Encounter. All members also receive reciprocal membership privileges at over 100 zoos around the United States.
The Philadelphia Zoo offers five levels of membership. The Individual membership is for one person; the Family membership covers up to two adults and six children; and a Family Plus membership extends to up to two adults and six children plus two guests per visit. The Family Deluxe membership covers up to two adults, six children and two guests per visit, and it also offers Christmas celebration admission and free rides and feedings with each visit. The Contributor membership includes admission for up to three adults and six children, three guests per visit and all of the benefits of the Family Deluxe level.