Audubon Nature Institute is a not-for-profit organization. Every purchase helps us care for 15,000 animals and teach young people to appreciate nature.

An Audubon Nature Institute Adopt An Animal package with gift certificate and plush.Adopt An Animal

Give a sloth, elephant, penguin, or ladybug through Audubon Nature Institute's Adopt An Animal program. We also have adoption packages which include an adorable stuffed plush. Adopt by Monday, December 17, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) to receive your order before Christmas!

Adopt An Animal

An Audubon Nature Institute Animal Ambassador shows an iguana to a group of children.Gift Membership

Audubon members enjoy exclusive benefits and free admission for an entire year to Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy Giant Screen Theater, and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Gift memberships are a perfect family gift and now you can get 13 months of Audubon Membership for the Price of 12! Use CODE: HOLIDAY19 to receive this special holiday offer (not valid with any other offer).


Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh, the colorful children’s book launched by Audubon and the New Orleans Pelicans in 2016, written by Johnette Downing and illustrated by Heather Stanley.Petit Pierre and the Floating Marsh

This children's book benefits Audubon's wetland education programs and connects children with the beauty of Louisiana’s wetlands. Order online and in Audubon gift shops for $16.95! A soft pelican plush is also available in our gift shops to pair with the book as a gift package.

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Audubon Marketplace shop located in the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.Audubon Marketplace

Shop the online Marketplace or visit our gift shops at the Zoo, Aquarium, and Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. They are filled with fun, educational toys, and gifts that give back. Also, gift wrap is free at all Zoo gift shops and on-line. Audubon members receive discounts on most purchases!

Audubon Marketplace  Shop Online

Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children's Hospital New Orleans Logo.Audubon Zoo Lights presented by Children's Hospital New Orleans

Instead of bringing a present, take your friends and family on a holiday adventure! Make it a magical evening with exciting arrays of animal-themed light displays, live entertainment, holiday storytime, delicious treats, and a festive Marketplace filled with items from local artisans.

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A small boy in a snorkel mask is preparing to dive into the Maya Snorkel Adventure at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.Maya Snorkel Adventure

Why should fish have all the fun? Take the plunge at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas with a face-to-mask introduction to the aquatic animals of the Great Maya Reef.

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3 boys pet and learn about African penguins during Backstage Penguin Pass at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.Backstage Penguin Pass

Go behind the scenes at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas for an up-close encounter with an endangered African penguin. The Backstage Penguin Pass is an intimate, hands-on experience with a penguin in Audubon’s newly designed private penguin encounter.

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An otter named Clara floats in water at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.Sea Otter Experience

Meet one of our Southern Sea Otters at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas with an unforgettable 30-minute behind the scenes experience and an up-close interaction with one of our sea otters through a protective interaction area.

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A male golfer in a blue shirt and white shorts holds a golf ball in the air celebrating while golfing at the Golf Club at Audubon Park in New Orleans.The Golf Club at Audubon Park

Get your golf lover, an Audubon Golf Course Gift Certificate. Available at the Golf Pro Shop this Holiday Season. Golfers will enjoy one of New Orleans' best courses for an entire year with an Audubon Golf Course Pass. You can also pick up something special at the Pro Shop for the golf enthusiast in your life. The Golf Club at Audubon Park is located just minutes from downtown New Orleans and features a Denis Griffiths design with contoured Bermuda fairways, manicured Tif-Eagle greens, four lagoons, and exquisite landscaping.

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A tennis racket hovers over a large pile of yellow tennis balls.Tennis Courts at Audubon Park

A great gift for any tennis player is the Audubon Park Tennis Savings Book giving 10 hours of play for $100.

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Remember Someone Special

Make a tribute gift to Audubon Nature Institute in honor of a special friend or family member.

Tribute Gifts