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, plus Zoo admission, per person
  • Guests must be at least 5 years of age.
  • 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.
  • Please make your booking at least 48 hours in advance.

For more information and to book this adventure, please email or call 559-470-6880