Thursday, August 5: Franklin Park Zoo will close at 2:30 p.m. for a private event. Boston Lights will open at 8:00 p.m. Please plan your visit accordingly!

• Please review our current Health & Safety Updates (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Non-Members: Online reservations are required for admission tickets.
• Members: Advance reservations for daytime admission are not required.

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Two-toed sloth

Roisin Morgan

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Go behind the scenes to see the Zoo from a new point of view! On this exclusive tour, you'll meet some amazing animals and have your questions answered by our Educational Specialists.

Franklin Park Zoo

Slothmolasses Box

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth

August dates are currently full. Please check back for September dates, coming soon!

Sloth devotees, get ready to hang with these two-toed tree-dwellers! Don't miss out on an up-close and personal look at the world's slowest mammal and learn from the care staff who work with them every day!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
  • When: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 12 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
  • Please note: sloth tours are not wheelchair accessible
   
fennec fox

Fennec Fox

Join us behind the scenes at Franklin Park Zoo to meet our Fennec Fox, Ariel! In this up-close and personal encounter, you'll learn more about the smallest fox in the world. If she's in a snacking mood, guests can even offer Ariel some of her favorite treats!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
  • When: 2:00 - 2:30 p.m., August 15, 21 and 29
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Add a painting created by Ariel herself for $50 (limit two per tour)
  • Ages 6 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
Book a Fennec Fox Tour
   
tiger

Tiger

Join us behind the scenes to meet our favorite striped superstar, Anala! In this personal encounter, you’ll learn more about Franklin Park Zoo's tiger, and if she's in the spirit, watch a training session in action!

  • Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
  • When: 11:00-11:30 a.m., August 8, 22, and 28
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 12 and up
  • Up to four guests per group
Book A Tiger Tour

Stone Zoo

Sloth Box

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth

Sloth devotees, get ready to hang with these two-toed tree-dwellers! Don't miss out on an up-close and personal look at the world's slowest mammal and learn from the keepers who work with them every day!

  • Location: Stone Zoo (Meet at Main Entrance)
  • $200 for 30-minute group tour
  • Ages 12 and up
  • Up to four guests per group

Please note: Sloth tours are not wheelchair accessible.

Book a Stone Zoo Sloth Tour

Cancellation Policy

  • All tours cancelled seven or more days in advance of the scheduled date will receive a partial refund equal to 80% of the original tour cost.
  • All tours cancelled less than seven days in advance of the scheduled date will not receive a refund. Tours can be rescheduled to an available date for an additional $35.00 fee.
  • Be advised that late arrivals are not able to be accommodated due to previously scheduled feedings and procedures.  If you arrive more than 10 minutes late for your tour you will have to discuss rescheduling options with your educator.