Get up close and personal!
*With animals not seen on regular zoo visits.
*With babies from the nursery including bottle fed Kangaroos, deer and more!
Experience and take part in the training and enrichment of animals from Owls to Zebras.
These tour are for those who want to spend more time learning, petting and interacting with a variety of animals. These guided tours allow lots of time for pictures and interaction with the animals. Here you will get to visit with the nursery animals, touch, feed and participate in training some amazing exotic animals and more!
Tour Details: Tour last 2- 2 1/2 hours.
Allow 3 hours as this includes time at your leisure in the farm, petting area.
Recommended for all ages.
While you are here you may choose to also sign up for the Reptile, Camel and/or Wolf Encounter. (additional fees apply)
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Behind the Scenes Tours
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
More hands on!
More animals! See the babies!
As seen on Dirty Jobs!
An unforgettable Zoo experience.
Meet the stars!
Visit with animals that have made Hollywood!
North Georgia Zoo is home to hundreds of
animals. Many of the animals spend their time behind the scenes for a variety of reasons. Many of the animals are working as animal ambassadors and going out to schools, parties and other events. Other animals are in the process of their training program that involves daily interaction and positive reinforcement. These animals are preparing for movies, commercials and waiting for their claim to fame! Our animals have been used in Vampire Diaries, Coma, Tony Danza and more! Of course their is always the nursery which is the
favorite. These animals simply aren't ready to be part of the zoo tour but are staring their interaction with people so they do love to visit!
Here is your chance to experience Behind the Scenes.
WHEN: Only offered on select dates and times. Be sure to call the office to reserve your date and time. Tours are offered 1-4 times a month depending on availability and interest in the tours. When tours dates do not fill up or reached capacity, Alternate dates and times are set up.. Reservations are best made 1-2 weeks in advance. More tour dates will be offered as dates fill up and reservations are called in.
*TOUR DATES FOR 2014
Behind the Scenes Tours:
April 27th & May 18th
In case of severe inclement weather you will be contacted with a rain-date (typically the following Sunday)
Every 3rd Sunday of the Month at 4pm. Reservations recommended. Spaces fill up fast.
Note: While we can guarantee lots of great interaction and visiting with
lots of amazing animals, we cannot guarantee which ones. Animals in the nursery grow up and new ones move in, animals in training switch out daily and these are wild animals so if they do not want to come out and visit we do not make them.
You will get to interact with a variety but not all of the following: Babies and adults including: kangaroos, Fennec fox, lemur, bush-baby, gibbon ape, monkey, parrots, birds of prey, deer, native Georgia animals, wildcat plus others!
COST: Call in advance for reserved tickets:
Reserved Tickets $45 adult $42 children
Pay via paypal for gate tickets:
At the gate: $50 adults/ $47 children.
(Children are ages 2-11)
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(this coupon will be mailed to you for future use)
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