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ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Membership Plans

Turtle Back Zoo is your zoo! Membership in the Zoological Society of New Jersey is your key to supporting the “new” zoo experience to the fullest. The upgraded Society membership program packs more value, fun, and exciting new features into being a member. With special tours and privileges and more options, it is definitely the best buy in Essex County.

Individual

$451 Year Membership
  • For one named adult
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

Individual Plus One

$701 Year Membership
  • For 2 adults OR 1 named adult & 1 child
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

Family

$951 Year Membership
  • Family of 2 adults and upto 4 children
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

Family Plus One

$1201 Year Membership
  • Family Plan + One Adult
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

Supporting

$2001 Year Membership
  • Two named adults + upto 6 children + upto 2 guests per visit
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

Patron

$5001 Year Membership
  • Supporting + 2 additional guests per visit + Behind the scenes Zoo Tour
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

Benefactor

$10001 Year Membership
  • Patron + Rounds with Zoo Veterianian + Invitation to Director’s Breakfast
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • 10% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country.

For a list of zoos participating in the reciprocity benefits, click here.
For more information about Turtle Back Zoo’s Rules and FAQ’s, click here.