Gills & Thrills

Get ready for a jaw-some experience! Pull on some waders and join our zookeepers, white-spotted bamboo sharks, and nurse sharks in the Stingray Bay pool! Learn what it takes to care for the sharks and rays while side by side with our zookeepers for a shark training session.

  • Length: 1 hour (15-30 minutes in pool)
  • Maximum Capacity: 2 guests in pool
  • Members: $75 per person
  • Non-members: $90 per person
  • Guests must be at least 5 years of age. Tour price includes admission.
  • Participants must wear Zoo-issued waders.
  • This is a private tour. All guests in your group must be from the same household dwelling. Groups will not be combined.
  • Masks are required for the duration of the tour. We are unable to accommodate mask exemptions for Up Close Adventures due to limited ability to social distance and contact with animals.
  • Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

For more information, email adventures@fresnochaffeezoo.org or call 559-470-6880. If you would like to book a program for a date that is not available on our website, please email adventures@fresnochaffeezoo.org with the program you would like and your date preference.  

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