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Wild Encounters


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Wild Encounters African Penguin Lunch on the Beach

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Discover our spunky and spirited penguins and watch, from your exclusive spot on our penguin "beach", as they enjoy their lunch. Learn how our personality-filled penguins keep Zoo Keepers on their toes, including the round-the-clock work that goes into breeding and rearing penguin chicks.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Bactrian Camels

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One hump or two? Go behind the scenes and learn about one of the world's most critically endangered large mammals. You will have the opportunity to get up close to our caravan of camels and learn more about how our keepers care for these animals on a daily basis.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Clouded Leopard Tour

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Join us we guide you through our Malayan Woods Pavilion. This area of the zoo has been closed and will only be opened for our special Wild Encounters guests. You will watch as our giant gourami gets fed, learn about the birds that call this pavilion home, and finally watch one of our clouded leopards receive some fun enrichment.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters African Penguin Beach Party

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Who doesn't love a good beach party? Especially when it's with our waddle of penguins! Join our spunky and spirited penguins from your exclusive spot on our penguin beach, as they enjoy some fun enrichment. Learn how our personality-filled penguins keep Zoo Keepers on their toes, including the round-the-clock work that goes into breeding and rearing penguin chicks.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Grizzly Bear Picnic

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Join us as we take you on a tour of our home and native land. You will have the opportunity to learn about the Toronto Zoo's Wood bison reproductive studies that help their wild counterparts and participate in an un-BEAR-ably unique experience featuring Samson and Shintay, our resident grizzlies! The group will watch as a keeper fills the exhibit with food and enrichment. You will then get to watch the bears enjoy their dinner and play with their enrichment from a private vantage point.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Western Grey Kangaroo

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Join us as we take you on an up close adventure to meet our kangaroo mob, as well as our Bennett's Wallabies. You will have exclusive access into our Kangaroo Walkthrough habitat where you will be able to experience our mob up close and watch them eat their favourite snack!* Learn what it takes to care for one of Australia's most iconic marsupials.
*Our experiences are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs.
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
*30-45-minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Greater One-Horned Rhino

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Join us as we take you behind the scenes of our greater one-horned rhino habitat where you will watch one of these gentle giants while they enjoy a very delicious treat*. You will get to see how our keepers care for these animals and learn more about how you can help maintain their population in the wild.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Masai Giraffe

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Join us as we take you on an up close adventure to see the world's tallest land mammal and meet the newest member of our giraffe family! You will be taken behind the scenes of our giraffe habitat and learn what it takes to care for this iconic African species.
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters Polar Bears

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Join us for a behind the scenes look at our polar bear house and learn all about these incredible Arctic Ambassadors. Learn what it takes to care for these animals year round and join one of our polar bear keepers in an exclusive area to watch a training session with one of our polar bears up close!
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.

Wild Encounters African Savanna Tour

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Experience an African safari without leaving the City on this trek behind the scenes at our eland, and zebra habitats. You will be guided through the Savanna to an exclusive behind-the-scenes barn to learn about how the keepers care for our zebras and eland while they are fed some snacks! You will then be guided to an exclusive area to watch as the World Guinness Record holder, the watusi get some treats!
*Our encounters are subject to change, based on the animals' health, safety, and behavioral needs
*Due to precautions associated with COVID19 pandemic there will be no touching or feeding of animals allowed by our guests.
* 30-45 minute walking tour

Wild Encounter tickets include admission to the Zoo on the date of your encounter.
Please carefully select the date and time of your visit and ensure that you have selected the correct day and time prior to completing your purchase.

Guest Requirement: Each guest must provide and wear a face covering during their Wild Encounter.

Please note: A surcharge of $1.50 per ticket will be applied at checkout.