Sifaka looking straight at the camera
UPGRADED EXPERIENCES

Sunrise Surprise Stroll

At a Glance

Walk the grounds with an experienced Zoo educator, enjoy special animal viewing, and meet zookeepers before the Zoo opens for the day.

  • Adults, teens, tweens, seniors
  • 90 minutes; select Saturdays and Sundays
  • Dickinson Family Center
  • View Age/Safety Restrictions
    Ages 12 and up. Experience includes a 90-minute walking tour to areas in natural hills and valleys. Wear comfortable shoes for walking.
  • What will you see this month? Walk the grounds with experienced Zoo educators as they share the latest updates on our animal collection and the “inside secrets” of what’s going on, all before the Zoo opens for the day. Each month is different, and you won’t know what you’ll see and learn until you get here! This is a 90-minute walking tour to areas in natural hills and valleys, and includes breakfast muffins and coffee.

    Reservations are required prior to the stroll. Limited space is available. Printed tickets must be presented at check-in. Check-in at the Dickinson Family Center for Lifelong Learning (formerly the Otto Center).

    Saturdays and Sundays
    February 23
    March 2, 3, and 30
    April 6, 7, and 27
    May 4, 5, and 25
    June 1 and 9
     

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