Behind the Scenes Tour
Subfacility of Zoo-Tours
Due to Construction in the Zoo and the colder weather, Behind the Scenes Tours are very limited. Please call the education department if you would like to reserve a tour at 609-465-6832
Did you ever wish to be toe to toe with a Giraffe? Want to be kissed by a goat? Want to experience part of a Zookeeper’s life? Have you ever wondered how a reptile slithers or crawls through life? Then the Behind the Scenes Animal Tour is designed just for you.
Our Behind the Scenes Animal Encounters provides guests with a one of a kind experience by combining up-close animal encounters, intimate keeper interactions and guided tours of specialized areas. Choose one of the five unique types of adventures that are available. Tours are offered at 2:00 p.m. daily, scheduled at least 2 days in advance. Other times may be available if scheduled through the Education Department in advance. Children must be 5 years or older.
** Please note that tours may be cancelled or rescheduled due to weather or animal related events**
Maximum of ten people per tour
$30.00 per person 12 years old and older
$25.00 per person 5 -11 years old
To insure availability, reserving your tour now is highly recommended.