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Looking for a way to make your trip to Duluth even more memorable? No matter which behind-the-scenes experience you choose, it will make your day at the Zoo truly unforgettable!

All tours must be scheduled in advance!

Please note: The fee for these special experiences is in addition to our admission fees. Zoo members do not pay admission fees.

All participants will be required to wear a mask for the entire duration for any of the tours.

Carnivore Feeding Tour

  1. Cost: $35/person
  2. Times: 2:00 p.m. (must be scheduled in advance)

Do you love seeing the big carnivores at the zoo?  In this unique experience your private group will get time one on one with a carnivore zookeeper as they feed the animals of your choice!  Watch the animals get a tasty snack and learn all about these impressive predators from those who know them best.  Choose either Black Bear & Grey Wolves or Alaskan Brown Bears & Amur Tiger.

Tours occur daily at 2:00 pm but must be scheduled in advance.  All tour run approximately 30 minutes.  The tour is private for your group, and is limited to five people (children under the age of 5 must be held for the duration of the tour).

Email, call, or text to book your tour!
218-349-5607 or eperala@lszoo.org

Carnivore Training Tour

  1. Cost: $35/person
  2. Times: 2:00 p.m. (must be scheduled in advance)

Come watch our big cats show off their skills and learn their personalities from the keepers who know them best!  This private tour allows guests to witness the incredible husbandry training and see the cats in action up close.  Choose from: lion pride, snow leopard and lynx, or cougar siblings!

Tours occur daily at 2:00 pm but must be scheduled in advance.  All tour run approximately 30 minutes.  The tour is private for your group, and is limited to five people (children under the age of 5 must be held for the duration of the tour).

Email, call, or text to book your tour!

218-349-5607 or eperala@lszoo.org

Bear Country Tour

  1. Cost: $35/person
  2. Times: 2:00 p.m. (must be scheduled in advance)

Are you excited about our new Brown Bear and North American River Otter habitats and the amazing animals that live there?  Come on this exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of our newly renovated Bear Country building and see where the bears and otters call home.  Learn all about the incredible backstory of this historic building and get an up-close look at the specialized care that goes into providing the best possible living space for these wonderful animals.

Tours occur daily at 2:00 pm but must be scheduled in advance.  All tour run approximately 30 minutes.  The tour is private for your group, and is limited to five people (children under the age of 5 must be held for the duration of the tour).

Email, call, or text to book your tour!

218-349-5607 or eperala@lszoo.org

Primate Painting Tour

  • Cost: $35/person
  • Times: Tuesday through Saturday | Flexible schedule times | Must be scheduled in advance

Watch our callimico monkeys create a unique piece of iPad art, then take their masterpiece home with you! You will receive two cardstock copies of an 8″ x 10″ computer-generated painting in your choice of color and brushstroke, created by one of our fluffy monkey artists while you learn all about these unique primates and their individual personalities!

Tours occur daily Tuesday through Saturday but must be scheduled in advance.  All tours occur at noon run approximately 30 minutes.  The tour is private for your group, and is limited to five people (ages 6+ only). 

Call 218-730-4500 ext. 212 or email bwright@lszoo.org to schedule your tour!

Nocturnal Animal Feeding

  • Cost: $35/person
  • Times: Tuesday through Saturday | Flexible schedule times | Must be scheduled in advance

Choose your favorite animal in the Primate or Nocturnal building for this special experience! You will spend about 30 minutes learning about the animal you choose from the zookeeper. You will be able to select an enrichment item for it, and watch it get fed. The tour is private for your group, and is limited to five people.

Call 218-730-4500 ext. 212 or email bwright@lszoo.org to schedule your tour!

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