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Feb. 5, 2023
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Right Now at the Zoo

  • 10:00 AM Reptile Chat
  • 10:00 AM Giraffe Feeding Adventure (Seasonal, March-October)
  • 10:30 AM Hippo Chat
Daily Schedule
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  • 9:00 AM Gates Open
  • 5:00 PM Last Entry
  • 5:30 PM Gates Close
African Veldt
  • 10:00 AM Giraffe Feeding Adventure (Seasonal, March-October)
  • 1:30 PM Giraffe Keeper Chat
  • 2:00 PM Rhino Keeper Chat
  • 2:30 PM Elephant Feeding & Chat
Animals of the Night
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  • 3:00 PM Aquarium Keeper Chat
Cat Country
  • 1:30 PM Cat Country Chat
  • 11:00 AM Panda Keeper Chat
Dragon's Lair
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  • 10:00 AM Reptile Chat
Northwest Passage
  • 11:00 AM Sea Lion Show
  • 2:00 PM Polar Bear Chat
  • 3:00 PM Sea Lion Show
Once Upon a Farm
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Pelican Pool
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Penguin Rock
  • 3:00 PM Penguin Feeding
Primate Canyon
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Teton Trek
  • 1:00 PM Bear feeding
Tropical Bird House
  • 2:00 PM Tropical Bird Feeding
Zambezi River Hippo Camp
  • 10:30 AM Hippo Chat
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Seasonal Experiences

Splash Park

The splash park is the perfect way to cool off and have some fun before or after hanging out with our animals and exploring the zoo. Enjoy a zero-depth water play area with slides, dump buckets, interactive water toys, and a toddler section. It's a huge hit for all ages! View FAQs here.

  • Pricing: $8 Members/ $10 Non-members  (Cabanas are $80 per session) 
  • When/Where: Session times are 9:30am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:30pm Behind Cathouse Cafe
  • Availability: May 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 & 21 and everyday May 26-September 4, 2023

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Giraffe Feeding

Enjoy the up-close and memorable experience of feeding a giraffe by hand. The snack consists of three pieces of food, which is supplied by the Zoo. 10% of all Giraffe Feeding Experience Sales benefit the Giraffe Conservation Foundation. 

  • Pricing: $4 Members/ $5 Non-members
  • When/Where: Daily 9:00am-6:00pm on the deck behind the giraffe exhibit
  • Availability/Location: 2023 Season is March-October 

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Are you ready to ride? Enjoy our classic kiddy rides located just past Penguin Rock, the farm train in the Farm Expo, the carousel in CHINA, and our newest Scooter Pals which can be rented at the Scooter Rental area next to the Elephant Trunk gift shop in the front of the zoo.

  • Pricing: Kiddy Rides $1.00/rider, Train $2.00/rider, CHINA Carousel $2.00/rider, Tram $4.00/rider, and Scooter Pals $charged per minute
  • When/Where: 10:00-5:00pm daily except Tram (9:00am-6:00pm) at the various locations mentioned above. 
  • Availability: March 4- October 31, 2023

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Sea Lion Show

A two-story lodge boasting stunning veranda views with two large fireplaces, this expansive facility overlooks a 25 foot waterfall.

  • Pricing: FREE with Memphis Zoo Admission
  • When/Where: 3 Shows Daily at 11am, 1:30pm, and 3:00pm located in Northwest Passage
  • Availability: March 4- October 31,2023

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Metamorphosis: The Butterfly Effect

  • Accommodates: up to 100 (banquet seating for 56). “Perfect for” and “pricing” is good.
  • Perfect For: School dances, company picnics, family reunions, corporate events, holiday parties, school functions as well as fundraisers.
  • Amenities:  Climate controlled with restrooms inside the building. Includes: 56 chairs, 7 60” round tables, and 3 cabaret tables.

Wallaby VIP Experience

  • Accommodates: up to 800 Seating for 350, with a minimum of 50 people to rent.
  • Perfect for: corporate events, picnics, and large family reunions.
  • Amenities: Centrally located and surrounded by several exhibits. This is an outdoor, covered venue equipped with picnic tables and fans throughout. Includes: picnic tables for 350
  • Pricing: Get a quote and check availability.
  • All Picnics DO NOT require 100 people. To rent the Pavilion, we ask that they have at least 50 people, but that has nothing to do with PICNICS.