tour around the zoo 

The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center offers tours of The Zoo to fit the needs of any group! Looking for a unique day date? We can help! Want a more personal, in-depth look at our animals? Look no further!  To book your tour now, please contact our Education Department via email at

Guided Tour: $100/group with a maximum of 25 people (45 min)

Guided tours are for groups that want a more in-depth look into our animals and zoo.  A Zoo Educator will guide your group around The Zoo, stopping at various exhibits to speak about our animals and answer any questions. After the guided tour, groups may move through The Zoo on their own. 

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Guided Enrichment Tour: $150/person (~1.5 hours) 

A Guided Enrichment Tour includes a basic guided tour with a Zoo Educator and a chance to meet some animal ambassadors up close! You will be able to choose from a list of animal ambassadors to meet up close. A Zoo Educator will choose an activity for your selected animal. This could include diet prep, daily husbandry duties or designing & implementing an enrichment activity.  

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Zookeeper Experience: $400/person (3-4 hours, 13yrs+) CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

Looking to follow a career working with animals? Test it out for a day! Work closely with our Curator and/or Animal Care Manager at The Zoo.  We will take you behind the scenes of our zoo to watch diets be prepped, meet some animals up-close and dive deeper into what it takes to work at a zoo!

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other notes:

Tours must be booked through our Education Department a minimum 14 days in advance. Contracts must be filled out completely. Tours are booked on a first come, first serve basis. Seasonal calendars fill quickly, so book yours today!

Looking for information on Field Trips at The Zoo? Visit our Field Trips & Group Visits page here.