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  • Choose Your Own Zoo Adventure: Private Tour with Your Favorite Animal Ambassadors: In Santa Barbara, California (1)

    Santa Barbara Zoo

    Benefiting Santa Barbara Zoo

    Choose Your Own Zoo Adventure: Private Tour with Your Favorite Animal Ambassadors

    From elephants to anteaters, all the creatures of the wild are available to encounter in this bespoke experience. Choose three animals. 

    Santa Barbara, California

    1-6 people

    1-6 people

    1 hour

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    US$845/person Total US$845

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      The Experience

      The world-famous Santa Barbara Zoo is home to 30 acres of lush gardens, over 500 animals, and nearly endless combinations of animals to encounter. IfOnly has partnered with the Zoo to unlock this behind-the-scenes experience with your favorite animals. First select the date of your visit, and then the Zoo’s staff will coordinate with you to create the perfect tour, including rare guided access to see animals like elephants, lions, giraffes, penguins, meerkats, and more.

      Your private guided tours will last approximately 90 minutes. Afterwards, your group is invited to enjoy the other animal habitats and the Zoo’s attractions at your leisure. A portion of this experience will go towards the Santa Barbara Zoo’s conservation efforts.


      • Private tour for up to 6 at the Santa Barbara Zoo
      • Experience includes 3 animal encounters
      • Choose either 1 experience from List 1 and 2 experiences from List 2; or 3 experiences from List 2
        • List 1: Elephant Feeding, Lion Training Wall, Snow Leopard Behavioral Enrichment, Giraffe Feeding
        • List 2: Eeeww: Reptile House Behind the Scenes, Penguin Encounter, Penguin Fish Toss Raptor Encounter, Meerkat (must be paired with Giraffe Feeding from List 1), California Condor Feeding, Asian Small-Clawed Otter Behind the Scenes, Anteater Feeding, Crested Porcupine Feeding, Tortoise Encounter, Channel Island Fox Behavioral Enrichment, Bird Behavioral Enrichment
      • Package includes full-day zoo admission for all guests
      • Experience must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance
      • Though unlikely, there is a possibility of last-minute changes depending on zookeeper availability and animal health
      • Closed-toe shoes required; otherwise guests may not be allowed in some habitats
      • Porcupine Feeding may include nuts; please disclose any allergies when booking
      • Experience must be redeemed within 1 year of date purchased
      • Please arrive at the Zoo 15 minutes before your tour begins
      • Experience provided in English (US)

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