Bring the family to the National Zoo for a 1.5 hour behind the scenes tour where you can get up close and interact with the animals.
Join this fun family adventure that is sure to thrill both young and old. This family tour encompasses the best of the zoo in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. Designed particularly for Families with younger children, participants will go behind the scenes to meet and feed some of the zoos favorite animals. This experience also includes general zoo entry so you can spend the whole day exploring the zoo before joining the behind the scenes tour. Please note: The advertised price is for one person. However, this tour is great for families so you may purchase additional vouchers to bring the family along.
1 ½ hours plus extra time to see the general Zoo. No extra fee for Zoo entry. Participants are required to be at the Zoo a minimum of ½ hour prior to tour time. Tours run on Thursday to Sunday at 4pm. Book at least 3 weeks in advance, subject to availibility.
Up to 15 people per Tour
Participant rescheduling notice required a minimum 24 hours prior $5 fee. Within 24 hours $20 fee.
Rescheduling notice required a minimum of 7 days prior, $5 fee per person. Within 7 days, 100% fee. Participants are required to be at the Zoo a minimum of ½ hour prior to booked time.
In the event that you cancel your animal encounter or tour, the following cancellation rules apply: