• Dinosaur Dissapearing Code

    Name a reindeer comet to make all your dinosaurs dissapear.

    Contributed By: ZatchsSpellbook.

  • Exhibit codes

    Name one of your exhibits accordingly for the desired effect. It should also be noted that if you name a brand new exhibit using this cheat, it will crash the game. Everyone who's done it with a new exhibit has experienced this, so keep it in mind.

    MicrosoftDouble Exhibit Donations
    Blue FangGuests pay 2x original amount for attractions
    WonderlandMore people come
    Xanaduunlock the Unicorn

    Contributed By: JChamberlin, Vegetaman, and Dragonfly13.

  • Guest Name Codes

    Rename a guest to the name given for the desired effect.

    John WheelerAll Animal Shelters Available
    AkiyamaAll Scenarios Completed
    Dr Dolittleanimals breed more
    Alfred Hbirds frighten guests
    Mr. PinkChange's everyone's shirt to pink.
    Mr. BlueChanges everyone's shirt blue
    Mr. BrownChanges everyone's shirt to brown.
    Mr. OrangeChanges everyone's shirt to orange.
    Mr. WhiteChanges everyone's shirt to white.
    Mr. BlondeChanges everyone's shirt to yellow.
    Bill Gatesdonates a lot of money
    Adam LevesqueGet all Animal Shelters
    Bill Clintonhamburger demand goes up
    Bilbo BagginsHobbits will come to your zoo.
    RussellMake Fences Deteriorate
    Zeta PsiMake Some Guests Puke
    Hank HowieResearch all Staff Research Automatically
    Andrew BinderUnlock all Animal Houses and types
    Lou CatanzaroUnlock all animal toys
    Charlie PetersonUnlock All Foliage
    Steve SerafinoUnlock Endangered animals

  • Make Money and have all fences fixed

    First, do the $+Shift cheat. Do it the necesarry times needed. Now, take a male (males are fat, females are skinny) and name him Bob V. This will fix ALL broken fences.

    Bob VFixes all broken/damaged fences.

    Contributed By: Darygirl.

  • Unlock All Scenarios

    Open the zoo.ini file in the game folder. Underneath [scenario], change it to the following:


    Contributed By: NASCAR Fan 123.


  • Unlock Triceratops

    Name one of your exhibits ''Cretaceous Corral''. This will unlock the Triceratops. I should also note that if you name a brand new exhibit using this cheat, it will crash the game. Everyone who's done it with a new exhibit has experienced this, so keep it in mind.

    Contributed By: JChamberlin.

  • Yellow brick road

    Make an exhibit with a lion, a bengal tiger and a black bear. This will unlock the yellow brick path.

    Contributed By: bigfatdan.


  • Additional Money

    When you use the shift+4 method to get an extra $10,000, be aware that a section of fence will be destroyed, which will allow an animal to escape. Because you can use this method multiple times, you could end up destroying all of your fences. There are 2 ways around this. First, use shift+4 to get as much money as you'll need before you build any exhibits: that way, there are no fences to destroy. Second, pick up a maintainence worker beforehand, then place him next to the broken section of fence when it appears: that way, he'll probably fix it before the animal escapes.

    Contributed By: Hypnos01.

  • Additional Money

    This requires you to do some file editing, but it's very easy. Open the zoo.ini in your Zoo Tycoon directory with notepad or a similar text editor. Find the line that says ''MSMaxCash''. Change the figure next to it to whatever you want. This will change the maximum amount of money you can choose from when you start a zoo in the sandbox mode, for example

    Contributed By: JChamberlin.

  • Additional Money (2nd Method)

    Press Shift+4 (basically like typing the $), and you'll get an instant $10,000.

    Contributed By: JChamberlin.

  • Developer Mode

    If you have one of the BETA versions, hit Ctrl-D to access the Developer Mode. It will allow you to move zoo entrances and fences, add odd buildings, and even add vehicles. Remember, this only works in the BETA builds of Zoo Tycoon. I tried it with the full version, and it didn't work.

    Contributed By: JChamberlin.

  • Easy Scenario Money

    To get lots of money in a scenario go around bulldozing trees. You will GET money for doing this, and you can make $50,000 on some of the scenario's.

    Contributed By: Nadnerb.

  • Make Trees or Grid Disappear/Appear

    By pressing CRTL + F, you can make all trees in your zoo ''disappear'' (they still exist, they are just invisible for building purposes). Select CRTL + F again to make them reappear

    By pressing CRTL + G, you can make the main zoo grid appear of dissappear, allowed you to judge the zoo from a regular smooth vantage point, or see each individual square.

    Contributed By: Mike8787.

  • Santa And Witch

    On Christmas Day (25th December) Santa Will fly over your zoo, while on Halloween (31st October) a witch will fly over on her broom. When this happens, a Christmas tree and a snowman will be available in the buildings tab for Christmas, and a jack-o-lantern will be available for Halloween.

    Contributed By: ultimatenatonst and calgalval.

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