Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees listed are PER PERSON.

  • Please note:  Additional programs may have sold out since our last website update.

 For Families with Children Ages 8 and Up

  • For families and organized groups with participants ages 8 and up. Fees listed are per group. An adult must accompany the group.

    Ever wonder what the Zoo is like after dark? Gather some family and friends, and join us for this amazing opportunity to explore the Zoo at night! A Zoo educator will be your guide for your family to learn more about the animals. All participants must wear a face mask and follow social distancing guidelines. See the Terms and Conditions Section under the registration information for more details. 

    Fee: $300 for your group of up to 9 family or friends, and adult must accompany the group.
    Tour Length: 90 minutes.

    To start your booking, please fill out our request form below.

    Request Form

    Please contact the Overnight Staff at overnights@stlzoo.org or call (314) 568-1633 for more information.

  • Make your Zoo visit even more memorable with a Safari Walking Tour! Tag along with our professional interpretive guides as they offer insight to the animal world with engaging stories, interesting facts and animal observations. All participants must wear a face mask and follow social distancing guidelines. See the Terms and Conditions Section under the registration information for more details. Please note: this tour does not include touching live animals or access to non-public areas. 

    Choose one of the following topics: 

    Back from the Brink Walking Safari

    Meet us for a walking safari tour through River’s Edge as we focus on the challenges and successes of breeding endangered species. 

    Here, There, and Everywhere: WildCare Walking Safari

    Join us as we explore why and how the Zoo is a world leader in saving endangered species through the work of our WildCare Institute. 

    Walk on the Wild Side Safari

    Join our guide as you trek through the wilderness, passing through Centene Grizzly Ridge, McDonnell Polar Bear Point and Donn & Marilyn Lipton Fragile Forest. Discover the simple things you can do to help save animals!

    Tour Length: 60 minutes
    Limited to 8 participants in the same family group, ages 8 and up. A minimum of one adult must accompany the group.
    Fee per family group: Zoo Members $80/General Public $90

    Please complete the inquiry form for program booking. Booking times available on select days, between 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Safari Walking Tour Request Form

     

  • This program offers a unique experience for your family to join in on a conservation research project. You will meet a field biologist and assist them with radio tracking wild box turtles living in Forest Park. Your family will learn how to use a radio antenna to locate the turtle, assist in conducting an observational health exam and record other data needed for this study. Close-toed shoes and long pants are required. Participants meet at a designated area in Forest Park. All participants must wear a face mask and follow social distancing guidelines. See the Terms and Conditions Section under the registration information for more details. 

    Program length is 90 minutes and offered May through October
    Limited to 8 participants in the same family group, ages 8 and up. A minimum of one adult must accompany the group.
    Fee per family group: Zoo Members $100/General Public $120

    Please complete the inquiry form for program booking. Booking times available on select days, between 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Inquiry Form