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Behind the Scenes Adventures

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(Space is very limited so book early!)

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Please follow the instructions below to book an individual/couple or group Behind the Scenes tour.

  • To make a Behind the Scenes reservation over the phone, call Guest Relations at 405-425-0262.
  • To make a Behind the Scenes reservation on Zoo grounds, visit the Safari Gift shop in the Global Plaza.
  • Behind the Scenes certificates can be purchased as a gift or for an individual/couple or group.
  • Each certificate is good for one Behind the Scenes program only.
  • Each certificate expires one year from date of purchase.
  • Certificates are non-refundable.
  • Programs must be booked at least one week in advance.
  • Program participants will still check in at Guest Relations upon arrival



All Behind the Scenes tours are offered Saturdays and Sundays from February through October. Tours for individuals or couples are from 9 a.m. - noon. Tours for groups up to eight participants are from 2:30 p.m to 3:45 p.m. Each Tour can choose from various animal areas listed below.

Group Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes Individuals

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