Hours and Admission


Zoo  HoursThis section of the zoo features many animals that can be found in Minnesota

Saturday – 9am to 6pm
Sunday – 12pm to 5pm
Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm

We can open earlier for school groups



Kids (age 0-2): Free
Kids (age 3-12): $7.50
Teens & Adults (age 13-64): $9.50
Seniors (age 65+): $7.50
Military and family (with ID): $7.50
Minnesota School Teachers and Librarians (with ID): Free

School Groups:
MN Public and Private teachers are free at the zoo
Students: $5 each
Extra Chaperones: $6.50 each

If your group would like to use our birthday tent with tables and benches for lunch or just a snack there is a $10 Service Charge.

Daycares/Home School Groups

1 adult free with 9 paying kids
Kids: $5 each
Teens and Adults: $6.50 each

Vet Student Classes

We can set up a special session where the students can get some hands on experience with some of the reptiles. $6.50 each

Group Discounts (10 paying people or more)
Must schedule in advance
Kids: $5 each
Teens and Adults: $6.50 each

One Hour Special Tour $30 per person ( feed some of the animals and get a printed 4×6 photo with a reptile)

Annual Memberships are available!

Individual Membership is $23 and Family Membership is $78

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Birthday At The Zoo

Birthday party at the zoo.If you are looking for a unique birthday party for your child, getting to meet our incredible reptiles and amphibians will be an experience they'll never forget. Our presentations are fun, engaging, and interactive with opportunities for our guests to pet a few of the animals. The birthday child will have an opportunity to feed one of our tortoises and hold a few of the animals for you to take photos. We provide an enjoyable experience for our audience, while instilling a greater understanding of these unique animals and the incredible lives they live. Your family and guests will get to watch one of our "Everglades Encounter" shows after which they will get to pet an alligator. You will also have our large birthday pavilion available to you for your 2 hour time block for any activities you choose, and have time to walk around our zoo seeing all kinds of interesting and unusual animals. We will bring additional animals to the tent for your guests to meet based on the party package you select.
  • Basic Party - Includes 1 hour in the birthday tent, admission for up to 15 people, and a visit with a tortoise that the birthday child can feed and either a boa constrictor or an alligator that the kids can touch. $150 plus tax
  • Deluxe Party - includes 1 hour in the birthday tent, admission for up to 20 people, and a visit from 4 live reptiles and a printed 4x6 photo of the birthday child holding one of the reptiles.  $195 plus tax
Birthday Time Slots  - There will be a show at the stage going on during each birthday time slot that the kids can watch
  • Monday - Fridays: choose a two hour time slot between 3 - 6pm
  • Saturdays: 11 to 1pm / 1:30 to 3:30pm / 4 to 6pm
  • Sundays: 12:30 to 2:30pm / 3:00 to 5:00pm
Annual Members receive a 10% discount off the party when booking a birthday party at the zoo.

Call us at 1-888-472-3966 to schedule a party!

More info on the Contact Page or call us at 5074551465