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September
2021
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Go Behind The Scenes at ZooAmerica in Hershey, PA

Three Unique Tours Offer an Up-Close Look at North American Animals

Have you always wanted to go behind the scenes to a zoo for an up-close view of some of your favorite animals? Now you can at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park. ZooAmerica offers three special tours that guide you through non-public areas, get you close to the animals and leave you with a deeper understanding of the animal world. 

    After Hours Tour

    When the Zoo closes, the After Hours Tour begins! Participants will join the ZooAmerica naturalists for an explorative tour through the zoo complete with an insider's look at the Animal Health Center and a flashlight tour through the animal buildings. The best part? You get to feed the river otters and black bears, touch a reptile and hold a bird of prey. 

    Availability: The After Hours Tour is available Wednesdays or Saturdays (time varies)

    Cost: This tour costs $57 per person (ages 3+) and includes same-day admission to ZooAmerica. Participants must pre-register and pre-pay 72 hours in advance. For more information or to register, call 717-534-3900.

    Tour Size: Limit 10 participants per tour.

    Early Bird Tour

    What better way to start your day than with a wild adventure at ZooAmerica? You can wake up early with the zoo team to get an up-close and personal look at select zoo species during a guided walk. You will learn all about North American wildlife and even have the opportunity to feed some animals like mountain lions, wolves and deer. The Early Bird Tour concludes with a hands-on session where you can touch a reptile and hold a bird of prey.

    Availability: The Early Bird Tour is available Tuesdays, Fridays or Sundays from 8-10 a.m.

    Cost: This tour costs $57 per person (ages 3+) and includes same-day admission to ZooAmerica. Participants must pre-register and pre-pay 72 hours in advance. For more information or to register, call 717-534-3900.

    Tour Size: Limit 10 participants per tour. 

    Photography Tour

    Calling photographers of all skill levels! The tour is for you, so get your camera lens ready for a unique opportunity to take up-close photos of North American animals in select habitats. You will tour non-public spaces of select exhibits to capture some beautiful photography of three exhibit animals and two education animals of your choosing. 

    Availability: The Photography Tour is available Wednesdays or Saturdays from 8-10 a.m.

    Cost: This tour costs $57 per person (ages 3+) and includes same-day admission to ZooAmerica. Participants must pre-register and pre-pay 72 hours in advance.  For more information or to register, call 717-534-3900.

    Tour Size: Limit 5 participants per tour.

     

    All animals are subject to change