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Ark Tickets

Plan Your Visit to the Ark Encounter

Ark Tickets 2-Day Ark Tickets Ark + Museum Combo* Unlimited 7-Day Combo* Annual Pass*
Adult $40 $75 $60 $99 $175
Senior (age 60+) $31 $57 $45 $99 $175
Children (ages 5–12) $28 $51 $34 $99 $175
Children (under age 5) Free FREE FREE FREE FREE

*Includes admission to both Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum (only 45 minutes from the Ark).

Annual Ark Passes

Visit anytime the Ark is open for a full year with an annual pass! Only $175 per person, and includes Creation Museum admission for one year. Special discounts available for local residents (only at the front gate). See full ticket options page for details.

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More Ticketing Options

To purchase two types of combo tickets, additional parking passes, or tickets not represented in the options above, please see our advanced ticketing options. For assistance please email guest services.

More Ticketing Options

Plan Your Ark Experience

Bringing a Group?

Groups are very welcome at the Ark Encounter! If you are bringing a motor coach, please email us for reservations. Otherwise you can purchase your tickets above on this page (ticket prices are the same for individuals as well as for groups of all sizes).

Zip Line Tickets

Get ready to soar through the air, reaching up to 50 mph and 17 stories high! You can buy tickets online now for the zip lines or aerial challenge (purchased separately from Ark Encounter admission).

Hours of Operation

Find out our attraction hours for the day you plan to visit. Extended hours are available on a seasonal basis.

Discounts & Special Days

We offer discounted admission on special days, as well as several discounts if you’ve served our country in the armed forces. See all discounts and special days.

Map & Driving Directions

Take time to get driving directions and plan your route ahead of time—you’ll be glad you did! Also, you may want to look at the park map for an idea of what to expect when you arrive.

Recommended Lodging Options

Find the perfect place to stay during your visit to Ark Encounter. Work with our exclusive travel provider DAT Travel to find a list of recommended nearby hotels and lodging.

Other Family-Friendly Area Attractions

Don't forget to consider the nearby museums, parks, zoos, historic sites, and other experiences when you plan your trip. Our map of area attractions is a great starting place—some even offer special discounted prices.

Helpful Tips for Convenience & Safety

Please visit our helpful tips page to learn about Ark Encounter’s amenities and accessibility accomodations for your convenience and safety.

Dining at the Ark

The Ark Encounter restaurant and snack stands feature a variety of delicious food offerings, including options for dietary needs.

Charter Boarding Pass Holders

If you have a lifetime or three-year charter boarding pass to the Ark Encounter, please sign in to obtain your tickets.