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Special Experiences

Crazy About Cats

At A Glance

Advance reservation required. Call 619-718-3000.

  • Ages 5 & up
  • $92 and up
  • Offered select days
  • 90 minutes; 8:30 to 10 a.m.
  • View Safety Restrictions

    Wear comfortable shoes for walking. This tour requires some walking to visit exclusive areas. Ages 5 and up. Maximum three children per adult; children ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by a paid adult. All tour participants require a ticket, regardless of age. Facial coverings required for all guests ages 2 and older on public tours.

  • In this 90-minute tour, you will be escorted onto Zoo grounds before we open, and travel by cart and by foot to see some of the Zoo's most iconic and fascinating wild cat species. You’ll learn about cats of all sizes, how we care for them, and what you can do to help cat species worldwide. You will even get to meet one special cat up close! We cannot guarantee which animals guests will see on any particular morning, but depending on availability, you might see a jaguar, lion, tiger, mountain lion, fishing cat, leopard, ocelot, or serval!

    Your guide will escort you around the Zoo in a deluxe cart. Admission is separate and required. If anyone in your party will be using a wheelchair during the tour, after booking please call 619-718-3000.

    Ages 5 and up.

    **To ensure your safety and comfort, tour locations, vehicles, and animal experiences may be modified to abide by current public health and safety guidelines.

    Facial coverings required for all guests ages 2 and older on public tours.

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