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Plan Your Visit

Explore The Wild


Adventurers of all ages can discover a variety of exciting activities throughout the Zoo's grounds. 
All rides and experiences are weather-permitting.

 

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

Explore endangered species animal statues made with more than one million toy bricks - designed to connect wildlife fans while "building" an appreciation for conservation and biodiversity.
9:00am to 4:30pm Daily
Brick Bundle: $28 for adults ages 12-64; $25 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65+
Single Entry: $5 per person

Camel Rides

Take your Zoo visit to new heights!
9:00am to 4:30pm
Cost*: $8 per person. Children under 6 must be accompanied by a paying adult. 

 

Elephant Express Tram

Embark and disembark at two different locations in the Zoo!
9:30am to 4:30pm Daily
Cost: $6 per person. Children two and under are free with paying adult.

Explorikeet Feeding

Like walking into a rainbow, guests can enter the lorikeet habitat and feed them fresh nectar (provided). Participants under the age of 14 MUST be accompanied by a paying adult.
9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:30pm Daily
Cost: $4 per person.

Giraffe Feeding Platform

Come face-to-face with our gentle giants–Ellie, Julu, Demetri and Mashamba!
11:00am - 12:00pm Daily; 2:00pm - 3:00pm Saturday and Sunday only 
Cost: $5 per person.

Rhino Feedings

For one of the most magical experiences in the OKC Zoo, arrange to feed one of the Zoo’s most popular residents – an Indian Rhino!
11:30am - 12pm Thursday - Sunday only at Sanctuary Asia
Cost: $10 per person.

Sea Lion Presentations

Get ready for a splash of fun. Sea lion presentations provide “fin”tastic fun for all ages!
1pm Daily; 10:00am Saturday and Sunday only
Cost: $5 per person. Children two and under are free.

Stingray Bay

Catch the wave for a “touching” experience at Stingray Bay.
Participants under the age of 14 MUST be accompanied by a paying adult. 
Shellfish allergy warning.
9:00am - 11:30pm and 12:30pm - 4:00pm Cost: $4 per person. Children two and under are free.

Stingray Feedings: 10:30am - 11:00am and 1:30pm-2:00pm
Saturday and Sunday only Cost: Additional $3 per person.

 

Endangered Species Carousel

A handcrafted, one-of-a-kind carousel made from basswood and displays 42 endangered animals.
9:30am to 4:30pm
Cost: $3 per person.

Safari Cart Tour

A 2-hour tour for up to seven guests. Carts are not able to go into all areas of the Zoo. Admission to the Zoo is not included and must be purchased separately. Guests must reserve at least two weeks in advance. Call 405-425-0262 to reserve or for more information.
 10am, 1pm, and 3pm Daily
Cost: $200.

     


 

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Go Behind the Scenes:


Wild Encounters enable groups of up to 10 people to get up close and personal with grizzly bears, galapagos tortoises, Indian rhinos, Bison, sea lions and Asian elephants. Participants will be led by guides to restricted areas not seen by the general public to learn more about how expert animal caretakers provide superior care for each animal.

• Groups limited to no more than 10 people of any age.
• Parents are limited to bringing in one child under 5 for each guardian over the age of 18.
• Children age 0-2 are free but must be held by parent or guardian the entire time. Strollers are not allowed behind the scenes.
• Crying children may be asked to step away from animal experience area for safety reasons.
• Participants under the age of 14 MUST be accompanied by an adult who has also purchased and is attending the same Wild Encounter
• For elephant encounters, guests may participate in an elephant interaction from a standard wheelchair or walker, but not permitted to approach an elephant from a motorized cart.
• Masks are recommended for guests age 3 and older when participating on any Wild Encounter when going indoors


The Zoo’s behind-the-scenes experiences are wilder than ever! Tickets are based on per person basis for each encounter schedule below:

Wild Encounters - Bears

9:45 a.m. 
$36/member, $40/nonmember
Go behind the scenes at the Oklahoma Trails habitat for an up-close encounter with the Zoo’s bears!

Wild Encounters - Bison

10:30 a.m.
$36/member, $40/nonmember
Go behind the scenes for a Wild Encounter with Oklahoma's state mammal - The American bison!

Wild Encounters - Indian Rhinos

11:20 a.m.
$36/member, $40/nonmember
Go behind the scenes in Sanctuary Asia for an up-close encounter with the Zoo's resident Indian Rhinos!

Wild Encounters - Galapagos Tortoises

1:00 p.m.
$36/member, $40/nonmember
Go behind the scenes for an up-close encounter with some of the Zoos oldest and most beloved residents – the Galapagos tortoises!

Wild Encounters - Sea Lions

1:45pm
$36/member, $40/nonmember
Go behind the scenes for an up-close encounter with some of the Zoos most dynamic residents – the Sea Lions!

Wild Encounters - Asian Elephants

2:45 p.m.
$45/member, $50/nonmember
Go behind the scenes for an up-close encounter with some of the Zoos largest and most beloved residents – the Asian Elephants!


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