Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour

Want more than just a self walk thru of the zoo? Well look no further the Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour is a fun and educational tour where kids ages 3+ can become an honorary Zoo Keeper!

Reservation required for the Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour.

So what all is included on the Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour?

  • Guided Tour of the zoo by one of the zoo owners Mark or Christie Kilby. 
  • Junior Zoo Keeper Activity Booklet
  • Hands on with a few of the zoo animal ambassadors at the Animal Encounter Theater. 
  • Honorary Junior Zoo Keeper Certificate at the end of the tour.
  • A Zoo souvenir at the end of the tour. 

How To Book Your Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour

Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour is By Reservation Only. Tour times available to book is 5 pm (March thru October) and 4 pm (November thru February). The tour can last 1.5 -2 hrs depending on how many people are signed up for the tour. To book a Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour please call the zoo at (540)-743-4113.

Before calling please have the following ready:

*The date you are requesting and an alternative in the event your first choice is unavailable.

*Total number of people attending, this is to insure everyone has a spot on the tour. Please inform how many are Honorary Junior Zoo Keepers and how many are accompanying parent(s). If you end up wanting to add someone after booking you MUST call first to make sure there is enough space.

Please do not arrive before your scheduled tour as we cannot start until scheduled time. If you arrive early you will be asked to wait in the gift shop area until the scheduled tour time. If you are wanting to purchase items in the gift shop you can do so before the tour starts or afterwards.

Don't forget your camera!

Junior Zoo Keeper Adventure Tour Fee

Prices Subject to change without notice. Zoo accepts Cash and All Major Credit Cards.

Honorary Junior Zoo Keeper $30 each ages 3+ 
Accompanying Parent $15 each
Any person 15 years or younger is required to have a parent or guardian attend the tour with them. Admission is required for accompanying parents. Accompanying parents will not receive an activity booklet. honorary certificate, or zoo souvenir. You are allowed to participate in the guided tour and hands on interactions with the zoo animal ambassadors at the animal encounter theater.