VIP Experiences

The NEW Zoo features a variety of fun, educational programs throughout the week. Opportunities are available for guests to purchase “VIP Tickets” to gain access to some very special experiences. Check out the schedules below.

Please note: admission to the NEW Zoo is required for entry into the Zoo to enjoy any of the following programs

 

African Penguin Feeding Experience

  • Tickets are currently unavailable until 2024. Check back in spring for updates!
  • Occurs at 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays only
  • Penguin Feeding Experiences are designed for small groups of up to six people (when counting those aged 2 and above). Children under age 2 do not count towards the maximum number and are allowed into the feeding area as long as they are held by an adult. Every group of up to six must include at least one adult. Smaller groups are welcome to participate! You do not need six people to feed the penguins.
  • Tickets are sold *per group* and should be purchased in advance
    • Tickets are $50 per group of up to 6 people
  • Tickets non-refundable and are valid ONLY on the date for which you purchase them, so please ensure you are selecting the correct date before you buy

 

River Otter Feeding Experience

  • Tickets are currently unavailable until 2024. Check back in spring for updates!
  • Occurs at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays through the end of October
  • Tickets are sold per person and recommended to be purchased in advance
    • Tickets are $15 per person
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tickets non-refundable and are valid ONLY on the date for which you purchase them, so please ensure you are selecting the correct date before you buy

 

Pelican Feeding Experience

  • Tickets are currently unavailable until 2024. Check back in spring for updates!
  • Occurs at 2:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays seasonally
  • Tickets are sold per person and recommended to be purchased in advance
    • Tickets are $15 per person
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tickets non-refundable and are valid ONLY on the date for which you purchase them, so please ensure you are selecting the correct date before you buy

 

Looking to get more up-close and personal with the animals? Check out our Wild Encounters!

Wild Encounters

 

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