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**CANCELLED** African Savannah Tour

  • Date:  January 26, 2021
  • Next Occurrence Jan 26, 2021
  • Recurring every week day
  • Times:  Starts at 1:00 PM
  • Host:  John Ball Zoo
    Location:  1300 W. Fulton Street
  • Phone:  (616) 336-4300
  • Category:  Adventure
  • Price Per Person:  $15 per person
  • Maximum Group Number:   16
  • Minimum Group Number:   4
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See where the bongos, warthogs, and honbills of the African Veldt spend their time when they are not on exhibit and get a sneak peak of the exhibit from the animal's view.


Join us for a sneak peek behind-the-scenes of the habitats that guests see everyday. You and up to 15 other people will join zoo staff for a behind-the-scenes tour of one of the areas listed below to see where the animals spend their time while not on exhibit and learn how much goes into caring for the animals at the zoo.  

Minimum Age: 6 years of age. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult. 
Maximum # per Program: 16 people. One adult cannot be responsible for more than two children 12 and under.
Program Time: 30-45 minutes 
Price: $15 per person. A minimum of 4 people is needed to run these tours. Admission is NOT included.

Advance Registration required This tour and experience requires a 2 week advance notice, so please be sure to call and email ahead. Footwear that fully encloses the foot is required – no sandals, flip-flops or similar footwear. No photos can be taken behind the scenes. Sorry these tours are not ADA Accessible.

**CANCELLED** African Savannah Tour
  • Times:  Starts at 1:00 PM
  • July 1, 2019
  • 1300 W. Fulton Street
  • $15 per person
  • Recurring every week day