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Backstage Safari


Ages 6+


Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m.


$140 for adults ($125 for members)
$130 for youth ($115 for members)

Experience the Zoo like never before! Our zoologists will take you on a 90-minute guided tour and give you the inside scoop on how they care for our animals every single day. 100% of proceeds benefit the Zoo’s conservation efforts.

Itinerary for your 90-minute
Backstage Safari

  • Feed apples to an African elephant, the worlds largest land mammal.
  • Go behind the scenes and participate in a training session with our hippos.
  • Attend a private Wild Encounters show at Camp Okapi with introductions to remarkable animals like tamanduas, flamingos, an African created porcupine, a savanna monitor, and more.

Also a part of your Backstage Safari package:

  • Free digital photos of your adventure
  • Souvenir lanyard with badge and conservation wristbands
  • Enjoy a complimentary giraffe feeding following your Backstage Safari

Questions? Email us at or give us a call at 469.554.7501.



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