Hours & Admission


HOURS OF OPERATION:
Spring/Summer Hours
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
(Spring/Summer dates April 1 - October 31)

Fall/Winter Hours

12 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
(Fall/Winter dates November 1 - March 31)

We will continue to maintain quality health precautions to ensure public safety from COVID-19.

EXPEDITION ASIA IS NOW OPEN!



Home to over 150 amazing animals – from anteater to wallaby – Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, KS offers up-close views of amazing animals including wallaby, otters, leopards and a jumping, hooting array of primates.

Days of Operation:

Open Daily in the Spring/Summer  9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 April 1 until October 31



Winter Hours 12 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. begin Nov. 1 - March 31

 
The Zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Sunset Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums; our commitment to the highest level of animal care and guest experience. 

Gift Shop

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OPEN 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily until winter hours begin November 1. Gift shop winter hours are 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Zoo's gift shop is open year round when the Zoo is open. Snacks are available for purchase in the gift shop.

Expedition Café

 - NOW OPEN WEEKENDS
and will be OPEN DAILY during June - October! 

The Café features a brand-new menu that includes burger and hot dog baskets, slushies, classic snacks like  nactos and soft pretzels, yogurt,  Dippin' Dots and more! 

Admission


Daily Admission 

Rentals
Double strollers are available to rent for $5.25 each, single strollers for $4.25 each, and wagons for $3.25 each. Purchase at Gift Shop. 

*sales tax will be added to admission rate and all booth rentals.

Discounts for seniors and members of the military offered only on annual memberships. 

Group Rates & School Visits

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Half-price admission is available for groups of 20 people or more with two weeks advance notice required. Additional discounts for school groups and 501c3 non-profits available. Learn more about group and school visitsSpecial programming is also available to enhance your visit.

Service Animals


Service animals are welcome at Sunset Zoo and we appreciate any advance notice, but it is not required. All service animals must be certified, easily identified by their vests and remain on a secure lead at all times.
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