Group Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Looking for a unique experience for your club, company, or class? Our Group Behind-the-Scenes tours offer the opportunity to explore up to 3 zookeeper and animal spaces not typically seen by the public. Learn about animal care, exhibit design, and conservation programs during this in-depth tour of our facilities. Some of the many spaces available for touring are: the zoo hospital, African elephant barn, Reptile House behind the scenes, and Sea Lion Cove kitchen.

  • Length: approx. 2 hours
  • Minimum of 20 guests/$400
  • $20 per person plus zoo admissionTo book a Group Behind the Scenes, call 559-470-6880 or 559-498-5920. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
  • Please note: Department availability is dependent on animal and keeper schedules.  Group Behind the Scenes tours are focused on zoo facilities and practices.  Animal interaction is not guaranteed