Special Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Secrets of the Zoo Backstage Encounter
We do not have any behind-the-scenes tours scheduled at this time. Please be sure to check in on this page later, or sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date with events happening at ZooTampa, and be the first to know when our tours are coming back!
Saturday, February 26th, 2022
Join Dan, the Associate Curator of Herps and Aquatics, for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at unique and rare reptiles and amphibians, like the eastern indigo snake and Puerto Rican crested toad. Watch a feeding session with one of our reptiles while you learn about the conservation efforts aimed at saving these incredible cold-blooded animals from extinction!
- Coffee & juice before the tour
- 90-minute guided walking tour of our animal areas, hosted by a star of the upcoming season of Secrets of the Zoo
- Watch how the animal care team feeds one of their amazing reptiles
- Professional photo with one of our animals
- General Admission to the Zoo following the program
Know Before You Go
COVID Safety Information
- Masks are required to participate in this event, except when eating or drinking. Disposable masks are available at no cost.
- ZooTampa is principally an outdoor fresh-air experience; therefore, when outside, guests who maintain proper social distance are not required to wear face masks. Even so, every guest entering the Zoo is strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Disposable masks are available at no cost. Guests will be informed of venues/experiences where masks are required.
- To ensure safety, participants agree to abide by Zoo safety protocols including social distancing and healthy hygiene practices.