The Must Do Zoo
Experience the Must Do Zoo
Behind the Scenes Tours
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
Pricing varies by tour, select reserve to see specific pricing
Toledo Zoo Behind the Scenes Tours Gift Certificates
Are you looking for a unique gift this year? Give the gift of an amazing animal experience at the Toledo Zoo. Behind the Scenes Tour Gift Certificates are a great present for any animal lover and provide multiple options and flexibility in scheduling their experience.
Three options available:
$125 – for 6 participants in one of the following areas: Aquarium, Ostrich, Cassowary, Galapagos Tortoise, or Stingray
$180 – for 6 participants in one of the following areas: Penguins and Rhinos
$250 – for 6 participants in one of the following areas: Red Panda and Elephant
Experiences require registration and are subject to availability and any restrictions and requirements of the experience. Gift certificates are only valid for the experiences listed and cannot be applied to a different Zoo purchase. Gift certificates are non-refundable.
Expires December 31, 2021
Want a tour experience but can’t decide which area to explore? Take a Combo Tour! These extended experiences visit multiple areas in a 90-minute visit. These tours can accommodate up to 6 participants and take place when the Zoo is closed to visitors for an extra exclusive experience.
Combo Tours for Winter 2020-2021
Reindeer Feed and Penguin
• Offered Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat at 1:45 p.m.
Red Panda Feed and Galapagos Tortoise Encounter
• Offered Sat, Sun at 9:00 a.m.
Stingray Feed and Galapagos Tortoise Encounter
• Offered Tue, Thu at 9:30 a.m.
Single Area Tours
Single Area Tours are offered March through November