Birmingham Zoo
  • Today's Regular Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Visitor Info

Animal Encounters

california-sea-lion-gio-001-birmingham-zoo-12-8-14-533x800What does a rhino’s thick skin feel like? How long are a sea lion’s whiskers? Find out during this personalized, up-close encounter with the Zoo’s animals and an Animal Care Professional who care for them.

Length: 60 minutes

Pricing: $85 members, $100 non-members

Participants: 2-4 participants (must be 5 years of age or older)

Black Bears Times:

2nd and 4th Sunday of the month


*The Behind-the-Scenes Tour program is offered on a quarterly basis. Behind-the-Scenes Experiences must be booked  at least one week in advance. Experiences may be changed or canceled in order to maintain the well-being of our animals, and may be refunded or rescheduled.