Tour Descriptions

BEFORE YOU BEGIN…

Please note that Zoo admission fees are not included in tour ticket prices; admission tickets must be purchased prior to your tour so you can be admitted to the Zoo. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the Zoo gates. You should also review our ‘Tour Guidelines and Limitations’ section at the bottom of this page for additional information that may affect your tour reservations. All tours must be booked by 1:30 p.m. the day prior to the tour.

STANDARD TOURS AND EXPERIENCES: $15 – $20

Education Animal Tour Center

image of a dingoTour the Education animal facilities and have an up close encounter with some of our Ambassador Animals.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes
Price: Members $15.00 per person; Non-members $20.00 per person
Ages: All ages
Group Size: 6
Currently offered daily at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through December 20, 2016.

Africa! Tour with Ostrich Feed

image of a visitor feeding ostrichesTour behind-the-scenes of our award winning Africa! exhibit, feed an ostrich, and meet the keepers who care for our iconic African animals.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes
Price: Members $15.00 per person; Non-members $20.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 10
More tour dates will be available soon

Crawlspace Tour

image of a large insect resting on a human handGo behind-the-scenes at our Crawlspace, meet unique insects and discover what it takes to care for hundreds of invertebrates.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes
Price: Members $15.00 per person; Non-members $20.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 4
Currently offered Mondays and Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec. 20, 2016

DELUXE TOURS AND EXPERIENCES: $30-$35

Sloth Meet and Greet and Education Animal Center Tour

Image of a SlothHave a close encounter with a sloth and the other stars of our Soar and Explore Show. Please note, children under 5 are not permitted to touch any reptiles due to animal handling protocols.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes including the time of the show
Price: Members $30.00 per person; Non-members $35.00 per person
Ages: All ages
Group Size: 10
Currently offered daily at 3:00 p.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec 20, 2016.

Tortoise Encounter & Reptile House

image of Emerson, the Galapagos tortoiseAn up close look at a gigantic Galapagos tortoise with a Behind-the-Scenes tour featuring the reptile giants of our historic reptile house.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Price: Members $30.00 per person; Non-members $35.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 6
Currently offered Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec. 20, 2016

Reef Tank Feed & Aquarium Tour

image of coral reef fishTour the Toledo Zoo’s historic Aquarium and feed above our Pacific Coral Reef tank.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Price: Members $30.00 per person; Non-members $35.00 per person
Ages: All ages
Group Size: 12
Currently offered Sunday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec. 20, 2016.

Cheetah Encounter

image of a cheetahExperience the fastest land animal up close with some of our boys’ favorite enrichment!
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Price: Members $30.00 per person; Non-members $35.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 6
Currently offered Sundays at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec. 20, 2016.

Penguin Encounter & Aviary Feed

image of a penguinMeet our African penguins, and then feed one of our Double-Wattled Cassowaries.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Price: Members $50.00 per person; Non-members $55.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 6
Currently offered Wednesday & Saturday at 2 p.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec. 20, 2016.

PREMIUM TOURS AND EXPERIENCES: $50-$55

Elephant Training Session & Tour

image of elephantsDiscover what it takes to care for the largest mammal on Earth, meet the elephant team and watch a training session.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Price: Members $50.00 per person; Non-members $55.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 12
Currently offered Sundays and Mondays at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 5, 2016 through Dec. 20, 2016.

Octopus Encounter With Aquarium Tour

image of a polar bearMeet an Octopus up close and tour our historic aquarium.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 45 minutes.
Price: Members $50.00 per person; Non-members $55.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 6
Currently offered Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. through Dec 20th, 2016.

Red Panda Feed & Tour

image of a polar bearOur newest Behind-the-Scenes tour gives you the opportunity to meet our three red pandas and explore the Primate Forest outdoor exhibits.
Duration: This tour will last approximately 35 minutes.
Price: Members $50.00 per person; Non-members $55.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 6
Currently offered Saturdays & Sundays at 9:00 a.m.  through Nov. 1, 2016.

Rhino Tour

image of a rhinoJoin us for this rare opportunity to get up close and personal with our white rhino, Sam. You’ll have the chance to stand next to the largest species of rhino in the world, as well as tour the rhino holding facility and learn how we care for these giants, keeping them occupied and content.
Duration: This walking tour lasts approximately 40 minutes.
Price: Members $50.00 per person; Non-members $55.00 per person
Ages: 5 years and older
Group Size: 6
Currently offered Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. through Nov. 1, 2016.

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