If you're an animal fanatic, you'll go wild for this tour! Get a behind-the-scenes peek at some of our favorite faces when you join the Animal Encounters Tour! Please plan accordingly because it is very important to arrive 15-30 minutes before your scheduled time.
Take the tram ride through the deer park and you will check in outside of the Tier Garten Gift Shop. Your tour guide will meet you and you will embark on a walking tour that brings you places where the public has never visited. The first stop at our Zoo Barn will allow you to have a hands-on interaction with different animals including reptiles, cows, yaks and more that are not available to the general public.
A tour guide will bring your group along a walking path: exclusive to this tour only to get up-close with our show animals and trainers. Pet and feed water buffalo, camels, and tortoises up-close!
Advanced reservations are recommended as space is limited and many tours sell out in advance. Book your spot today!
(Parking is not included and must be purchased separately as an add-on).
(Zoo Barn is not handicap accessible. The rest of the tour is handicap accessible).
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