An all-new way to see your Dallas Zoo!
Come take a 90-minute guided tour of the Dallas Zoo with behind-the-scenes access, and hear zookeepers share special stories and information about the animals they care for each day. You get to:
- Feed apples to an African elephant, the worlds largest land mammal.
- Snap a picture of your group with an endangered African penguin.
- Experience a special Wild Encounters show with introductions to remarkable animals like a cheetah, tamandua, eagle owl, and more.
Saturdays | 10:00-11:30 a.m.
March 2 – Nov. 16
|Adult (age 16+) $100||Adult (age 16+) $125|
|Youth (age 6-15) $85||Youth (age 6-15) $110|
|Guests must arrive by 9:45 a.m.
Guests must be age 6 or older, with a limit of 2 children per adult
Tours limited to 10 people
Also a part of your Backstage Safari package:
- Free digital photos of your adventure
- Experience more of the Dallas Zoo after your Backstage Safari with a ride on the Wilds of Africa Adventure Safari monorail and Giraffe Feeding in the Giants of the Savanna (a total value of $10.)
- A souvenir cup and $1 refills at the Zoo all day following your Backstage Safari
For more information or if you have questions, call us at 469-554-7500.
The Dallas Zoo’s Backstage Safari is a very popular program with limited availability. It is an outdoor, all-weather event, and the Dallas Zoo reserves the right to cancel or modify the program for any reason, including inclement weather, animal health, and/or safety concerns. In the event of a weather cancellation, the Dallas Zoo will notify participants as early as possible, but no later than 2 hours prior to their scheduled program. Every effort will be made to reschedule your Backstage Safari for a later date.
Weather / Cancellation Policies
• Participants canceling more than 7 days from their scheduled program will be refunded their full payment, minus a $25 cancellation fee per person.
• Due to the high demand and limited availability, there will be no refunds issued for participants canceling within seven days of their scheduled program.
• For more information about our weather/cancellation policies, please call 469.554.7501 or email tickets@DallasZoo.com.