Amur leopard mom and cub.
Upgraded Experiences

Crazy About Cats

At a Glance

Private buyout tours available. Advance reservation required. Call 619-718-3000.

  • Adults, kids, tweens, teens, seniors
  • 2 hours; 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on select days
  • View Age/Safety Restrictions
    Wear comfortable shoes for walking. This tour requires some walking to visit exclusive areas. 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.
  • This feline-focused tour is great for early birds! 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 private guide will escort you around the Zoo in a deluxe cart that has been outfitted with special screens, to socially distance your family from the guide. This private tour is perfect for a family outing—pricing is for the entire cart, up to six household members allowed. Admission is separate and required.

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


    Animals in Action Experience

    Bring your camera to this fun and interactive experience, as we bring the animals out to you for an up-close view.

    Protective cloth facemasks featuring save the chubby unicorns, safari park gorilla, and centennial lion designs.

    Face Masks

    In Child and Adult sizes!
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    New for Spring

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