Behind the Scenes Experiences

Please note: ALL in-person Behind the Scenes Experiences are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19 precautions. CLICK HERE to learn about VIRTUAL animal experiences. 

Get up close with some of your favorite Reid Park Zoo residents by booking one of these exclusive, private experiences just for your family or small group of 10 or less people.

There are two options to choose from:

  • 30 minute Animal Encounter, with a focus on interacting with amazing animals
  • 60 minute Behind the Scenes Experience, with a focus about animal care at the Zoo

Please select from the following experiences, prices and group size vary based on selection.  All experiences must be booked at least 3 days ahead of your visit. Tours are booked based on availability. You will receive a confirmation within 24 hours of your request. Payment must be made at the time of confirmation, refunds will not be provided if you cancel within 24 hours of the program start time. 

Please note: animal care staff reserves the right to modify experience based on animal needs.

YAHOO and AOL USERS: Please email us directly to request your program at [email protected]. This form will not function properly from Yahoo and AOL email accounts. We apologize for the inconvenience.