Giraffe Encounters

Giraffe with tongue out

The Purple Peacock Gift Shop is open daily, however the zoo’s main grounds are closed for 2015 and will re-open in April 2016.

Giraffe encounters will resume in spring of 2016.

Weather Permitting: Giraffe encounters are available as long as it is at least 60°F and not raining. If the weather looks questionable, please give us a call at 1-800-258-9182 ext 204 to find out whether or not they are available that day.

Saturdays and Sundays Only
(including holidays)

11:30 am
1:30 pm
3:30 pm

$15 per ticket
Tickets are limited and sell out quickly!
Tickets cannot be reserved, so be sure to arrive early.

Note: The giraffe habitat is open daily during the season for all zoo visitors to view our giraffes.

Giraffe Encounters include a short presentation followed by the amazing experience of getting up close & personal to feed these beautiful creatures. Tickets are limited for Giraffe Encounters and can be purchased at the Main Entrance of the Zoo (and on busy days at the Information Booth).  Giraffe Encounters cannot be reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis.  We advise you to please purchase your tickets for Giraffe Encounters early on the day of your visit as they sell out very quickly and we have a limited supply per each feeding.