Meet and Feed the Giraffes
This VIP Tour takes you behind the scenes, after the Zoo closes to the public, to feed the giraffes and tour the barn that houses the giraffes, zebras, ostriches and Red River Hogs. Tour-goers stand at the giraffes' feet to feed them—an amazing opportunity to see how tall giraffes really are. This program begins a 5:30 p.m. and lasts about an hour.
Tour date: Saturday, October 31, 2020 beginning at 5:30 p.m. (Rain date, April 5 at the same time)
Pricing: $104.25 each for Society members; $119.25 each for non-members
Tour Logistics: To begin your one-hour program, meet your Society tour guide at 5:30 p.m. in front of the giraffe viewing area at the bottom of the hill. This tour is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if moderate to heavy rains are predicted for 5:30 p.m. If possible, tour-goers should park in an African parking lot so they can easily access their cars when the tour ends.
Tour Requirements: Children must be a least 6 years old to attend this tour. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Tour size is limited to 16 people. Please note that VIP passes do not cover admission fees to enter the North Carolina Zoo, but tour participants are not charged admission if they arrive at the African ticket booth after 5 p.m.
ADA Status: This tour is ADA accessible.