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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

$751 Year Membership
  • For one named adult
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Individual Plus One

$1001 Year Membership
  • For 2 adults OR 1 named adult & 1 child
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Family

$1251 Year Membership
  • Family of 2 adults and up to 4 children
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Family Plus One

$1401 Year Membership
  • Family Plan + One Adult
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Supporting

$2001 Year Membership
  • Two named adults + upto 6 children + upto 2 guests per visit
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Patron

$5001 Year Membership
  • Supporting + 2 additional guests per visit + Behind the scenes Zoo Tour
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Benefactor

$10001 Year Membership
  • Patron + Rounds with Zoo Veterianian + Invitation to Director’s Breakfast
  • Unlimited FREE admission to the zoo for one year
  • 15% off the total Aramark catering bill for events hosted at Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, or Verona Boathouse (some restrictions may apply)
  • 15% off any purchase inside Savanna Café during the months of April and October as part of Aramark’s Member Appreciation Months
  • 15% discount at the Turtle Back Zoo Gift Shop
  • 15% discount for education programs (camps excluded)
  • Early registration for select educational programming
  • Exclusive exhibit previews and members-only events including Meet the Keepers, Member Mornings and Member Late Night.
  • Early registration and discounts on Zoological Society of New Jersey events including Brew at the Zoo and New Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrations
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country
  • Enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.

Benefits subject to change without notice.

For a list of zoos participating in the reciprocity benefits, click here.
Members can enjoy discounts and offers from our business partners.
For more information about Turtle Back Zoo’s Rules and FAQ’s, clck here.