Experience Zoo Atlanta
Don’t just see the Zoo. Do the Zoo! We offer a day full of ways to take your Zoo experience to the next level. There’s something for everyone to experience – see below for details. 
All daily activities are subject to change due to weather, staffing or animal needs. 
Free with general admission or Membership

Keeper talks and training demos
Check your Zoo map to find out where to meet a zookeeper or see an animal training demonstration. Visit the Plan Your Day page to find out what’s happening the day of your visit. 
Wildlife shows
Meet free-flying birds and animal ambassadors from around the world! Visit the Plan Your Day page for show times.
Petting Zoo 
Make new buddies in Outback Station, featuring friendly goats and sheep. 
Little ones love our activity-packed KIDZone playground* and naked mole rat-inspired tunnel zone. 

*The KIDZone Playground will be temporarily closed as of January 3, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience. 
Zoo’s Clues 
Help Detective Clue Spotter the Otter crack the case with monthly mysteries geared toward 8 to 12-year-olds. Learn more >

See our Plan Your Day page to find out what’s happening the day of your visit.
Wild Encounters
Go behind-the-scenes to meet and feed an African elephant, giant panda or Aldabra tortoise in an adventure for your bucket list! 

Wild Encounters start at $35 and run at specific times. Find out more >
Try the Endangered Species Carousel, Zoo train and Canopy Climber. Learn more >
NightCrawler overnights 
Spend the night in the Zoo! Learn more >

Keeper for a Day 
Help animal care professionals with their daily routines! Learn more >
Group tours 
Take your visit to the next level with personalized tours for groups of 10 or more. Learn more >
Adventure Cubs
Explore the Zoo with your toddler (ages 3-4) in this fun, hands-on experience!
Learn more >
Stroller Cubs
Stroll through the Zoo with your little one (ages 0-2) on an early learning adventure!
Learn more >
Safari Day Camps
Learn about wildlife during your school breaks!
Learn more >
Looking for school, teacher, HomeSchool or Scout programs? Check out our award-winning Education programs
Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience
Visit some of Earth’s most iconic wild places on a climate-controlled journey to meet more than 70 species in state-of-the-art habitats featuring 60,000 gallons of water and 9,700 square feet of hand-crafted rockwork.

Ford Willie B. Conservation Center
Take a break inside and enjoy a great up close view of the gorillas. 

Check out our Upcoming Events for more programs and events!