VIP Experiences

During the summer months, the NEW Zoo features a variety of fun, educational programs throughout the day. Many of these programs are free for zoo guests to attend, but a few opportunities are also 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

Check back for 2023 schedule in late spring!

African Lion Discovery Station

  • FREE with Zoo Admission
  • Visit the African Lion Habitat to learn about lions and to see and touch a variety of items like fur, claws, and more!

Bald Eagle & Pelican Discovery Station

  • FREE with Zoo Admission
  • Visit the North American Aviary Habitat to learn all about eagles and pelicans, and to see and touch a variety of items like feathers, eggs, and more!

African Penguin Discovery Station

  • FREE with Zoo Admission
  • Visit the Penguin Habitat Bridge to learn about African Penguins and to see and touch a variety of items like feathers, eggs, and more!

African Penguin Feeding – through September 30th

  • $15 per person in addition to regular zoo admission
    • Capacity is limited! Only FOUR tickets available per session
  • Step inside the penguin habitat to meet the penguins and toss them some fish!
  • 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

Red Wolf  & Canine Discovery Station

  • FREE with Zoo Admission
  • Visit the Red Wolf Habitat to learn about red wolves, and to see and touch a variety of items like fur, paw prints, and more!

River Otter Discovery Station

  • ¬†Join us at the River Otter Exhibit to learn about river otters, and to see and touch a variety of items like pelts, paw prints, and more!

 

 

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