Pop-Up Adventures

Get the chance to meet an animal and learn about their care in these special adventures that make the most of your visit to Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Pop-Up Adventures include a chance to scratch the oldest resident at the Zoo or toss bugs to the birds for a special snack.

  • These adventures are approximately 15-30 minutes each.
  • We can accommodate 4-8 people per program.
  • Programs cost $20 per person plus admission.
  • Ask what special adventure is popping up today at the ticket booth when you arrive for your visit!
  • Upcoming adventures include the chance to get closer than ever before to anteaters, warthogs, a Galapagos tortoise and the animals on the African Savanna.

Choose Your Adventure

Ask about these Pop-Up Adventure during your next visit to the Zoo or book ahead online!

Warthogs

Meet the warthogs and give them a scratch in this exciting adventure!

  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Maximum Capacity: 6 guests
  • Price: $20/person. Tour price does not include admission.
  • Tours are subject to availability. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • To book your animal encounter, click here.

Galap Scratch

Learn all about Fresno Chaffee Zoo’s giant Galapagos tortoise and give him some scratches during this hands-on encounter!

  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Maximum Capacity: 8 guests
  • Price: $20/person. Tour price does not include admission.
  • Tours are subject to availability. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • To book your animal encounter, click here.

African Savanna

Tour our African antelope night-house with a chance to meet a surprise animal up close!

  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Maximum Capacity: 4 guests
  • Price: $20/person. Tour price does not include admission.
  • Tours are subject to availability. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • To book your animal encounter, click here.

Coming Spring 2020

Come meet our anteaters and feed them a tasty snack!

  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Maximum Capacity: 4 guests
  • Price: $20/person. Tour price does not include admission.
  • Tours are subject to availability. Guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • To book your animal encounter, click here.

*Anteaters are susceptible to contracting human illnesses. For the health and safety of the animals, any guest with a potentially contagious viral or bacterial infection will not be permitted to join this program.