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• 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

Give a Zoorific Holiday Gift

This holiday season, treat the animal-lovers in your life to a Behind-the-Scenes Tour! Contact our Education Department to order a customized gift certificate today!

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.

If you don’t see the availability you were looking for, please give us a call!

Franklin Park Zoo

Fennec Fox & Tiger

Join us behind the scenes to meet our favorite striped superstar, Anala and fennec fox, Ariel! In this combined tour, you’ll learn more about Franklin Park Zoo’s tiger and watch a training session in action! Then head over to feed our smallest fox some tasty treats!

Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
Price: $300 for 1-hour tour for two guests (you may add additional guests if needed)
Ages 6 and up
Add a painting created by Ariel herself for $50 (limit two per tour)

Book a fox/tiger tour

Red Panda & Sloth

In this combined tour, 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! Then, prepare to be bamboozled by the undeniable cuteness of our resident ring-tailed rascals! 

Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
Price: $300 for 1-hour tour for two guests (you may add additional guests if needed)
Ages 6 and up
Please note: red panda tour is not wheelchair accessible

Book a sloth/red panda tour

Fennec Fox & Sloth

In this combined tour, 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! You'll then 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)
Price: $300 for 1-hour tour for two guests (you may add additional guests if needed)
Ages 6 and up
Add a painting created by Ariel herself for $50 (limit two per tour)

Book a fox/sloth tour

sloth

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 care staff who work with them every day!

Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
Price: $200 for 30-minute group tour
Ages 6 and up
Up to four guests per group

Book a sloth tour

Red Panda

Prepare to be bamboozled by the undeniable cuteness of these ring-tailed rascals! Also known as the "firefox," "bear-cat," or "first panda," this ancient species is full of unique characteristics! Register for a personal experience and help support the Zoo’s mission to protect red pandas and all endangered species.

Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Zebra Entrance)
Price: $200 for 30-minute group tour
Ages 6 and up
Please note: red panda tours are not wheelchair accessible

Book a red panda tour

giraffe

Masai Giraffe

Join us behind the scenes to meet our giraffe, Chad, Amari and Alika. Meet the Zoo's tallest residents up-close, and you may even be able to feed them some of their favorite snacks if they're feeling hungry!

Location: Franklin Park Zoo (Meet at Giraffe Entrance)
Price: $200 for 30-minute group tour
Ages 6 and up
Up to four guests per group

Contact us to reserve a tour


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)
Price: $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

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!

Though the new baby will be present during the tour, we can't guarantee you will be able to see the little one if it is snuggling tightly with mom.

  • 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.