The worldwide membership of WAZA includes more than 330 zoos and aquariums from over 50 countries, associations, affiliate organisations and a small but growing number of corporate partners.



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Association Members

ACOPAZOA (Colombian Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

AFDPZ (Association Française des Parcs Zoologiques)

AIZA (Iberian Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

ALPZA (Latin American Zoo & Aquarium Association)

AMACZOOA (Mesoamerican & Caribbean Zoos & Aquaria Association)

AZA (Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

AZCARM (Asociacion de Zoologicos, Criaderos y Acuarios de Mexico AC)

BIAZA (British & Irish Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums)

DAZA (Danish Zoological Gardens & Aquaria)

DTG (Deutsche Tierpark-Gesellschaft e.V.)

DWV (Deutscher-Wildgehege-Verband e.V.), Tiergarten Sababurg

EARAZA (Eurasian Regional Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

EAZA (European Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

JAZA (Japanese Association of Zoos & Aquariums)

PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos & Aquaria)

SAZA-SDF (Swedish Association of Zoological Parks & Aquaria)

SEAZA (South East Asian Zoo Association)

SZB (Sociedade de Zoológicos e Aquários do Brasil)

UCSZOO (Union of Czech and Slovak Zoos)

UIZA (Italian Union of Zoos & Aquaria)

Verband der Zoologischen Gärten (VdZ)

ZAA (Zoo and Aquarium Association Australasia)


Affiliate Members

Al Bustan Zoological Centre

Al Wabra Wildlife Preserve

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV)

Berufsverband der Zootierpfleger e.V.

Central Zoo Authority (CZA)


European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (EAZWV)

International Congress of Zookeepers (ICZ)

International Zoo Educators Association (IZE)

Leibniz Institute for Zoo & Wildlife Research (IZW)

SEA LIFE Istanbul

Species 360

The Frozen Ark Project

Verband deutschsprachiger Zoopädagogen e.V. - VZP

Xiamen Zoological Park

Zoological Society for the Conservation os Species and Populations (ZGAP)


Corporate Members

Cairns Marine

Clax Italia

CLR Design, Inc.

dan pearlman Erlebnisarchitektur GmbH

Dynasty Marine Associates Inc.

Gradlyn GmbH

Pangea Rocks

PGAV Destinations

PJA Architects + Landscape Architects, p.s.

Portico Inc. (The Portico Group)

Rasbach Architekten

Ray Hole Architects

Studio Hanson/Roberts (Design for Nature and People)

Torre Design Consortium, Ltd., A Professional Architecture Corporation

Wild Republic, K&M International, Inc.

Worldwide Zoo Consultants LLp, (ZoOceanarium Group)