Experience
The Must Do Zoo

Experience the Must Do Zoo

Behind the Scenes Tours & Experiences

Make your next Zoo visit the most wild one ever by adding a behind the scenes tour to your day*. During this unforgettable adventure you will not only see the Zoo from the keeper perspective, but also learn how we care for your favorite animals!

Please review our policies below prior to reserving a tour.

Questions? Please contact the Zoo’s education department at 419-385-5721 ext. 2042.

*Additional fee applies – not included with Zoo admission

Standard Tours

Members: $25/person
Non-members: $30/person

Reef Tank and Aquarium

Tour the Zoo’s historic Aquarium including a unique view of our 90,000 gallon reef tank.

Duration: 30 mins
Ages: 5 years and older
Maximum Group Size: 6
Days offered: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
Times: 10 a.m. (M, F) & 4 p.m. (T, R, F)

Galapagos Tortoise Feed and Encounter

Meet our adult Galapagos tortoise, Emerson, in his exhibit and participate in feeding the baby Galapagos tortoises in the Conservatory.

Duration: 30 mins
Ages: 5 years and older
Maximum Group Size: 6
Days offered: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
Times: 10:15 a.m.

Stingray Feed and Reef Tank

Feed our stingrays at our touch tank then go behind the scenes for a unique view of our 90,000 gallon reef tank.

Duration: 30 mins
Ages: 5 years and older
Maximum Group Size: 6
Days offered: Sun, Tue, Thu
Times: 9:30 a.m.

Reptile House

Explore behind the scenes of our historic reptile house and see first-hand some of the amazing animals that call it home.

Duration: 30 mins
Ages: 5 years and older
Maximum Group Size: 6
Days offered: Sun, Thu
Times: 11:15 a.m.

Nature’s Neighborhood Animal Encounter

Meet animals from our ambassador animal collection up close and tour our goat barn.

Duration: 30 mins
Ages: All ages
Maximum Group Size: 6
Days offered: Daily
Times: 3 p.m.