In accordance with the Government of Ontario’s announcement, the Zoo and Terra Lumina will be closed to the public as of Wednesday, January 5, 2022, until at least January 27, 2022. We realize this may inconvenience some of our guests, however, we have made this decision as a precautionary measure to ensure the health and well-being of our animals, staff, volunteers, members and guests.

Wild Encounters African Rainforest


Join us as we guide you through our lush African Rainforest Pavilion. You will be taken behind our ring-tailed lemur habitat where our lemurs, Aldabra tortoises, and African crowned crane live, feed our Malawi cichlids and enrich our pygmy hippos as you explore some of our behind-the-scenes areas and learn more about how our keepers care for these animals on a daily basis. Please note: There will be no Behind The Scenes access at Gorillas.
*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.