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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!

Many of these experiences require advanced reservations (minimum of 7 days) and are based on availability. Please note: The fee for these special experiences is in addition to our admission fees. Zoo members do not pay admission fees.

All tour participants will be required to wear a mask for the entire duration of the tour (inside and outside).

Bear Country Building Tour

  1. Cost: $35/person
  2. Times: 11:30 a.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 11:30 am 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).

Book your tour today! 218-730-4500 ext. 104 or eperala@lszoo.org

Callimico Monkey Painting Tour

  • Cost: $35/person
  • Times: Tuesday through Saturday | Flexible schedule times | Must be scheduled in advance
  • Ages: 6 and up (participants ages 6-16 must be accompanied by a paid adult)
  • Group Size: 1-5 people

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). 

Book your tour today! bwright@lszoo.org or 218-730-4500 ext. 212

Nocturnal Animal Feeding

  • Cost: $35/person
  • Times: Tuesday through Saturday | Flexible schedule times | Must be scheduled in advance
  • Group Size: 1-5 people

Choose your favorite animal in the Primate or Nocturnal building for this behind-the-scenes 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.

Book your tour today! bwright@lszoo.org or 218-730-4500 ext. 212

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