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Elephant Encounter

Wild Encounters

  • 1:30 PM
  • At the Zoo
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  • $50/$65members/non-members

SEASONAL: May-September

Get to know the African Elephant herd at Sedgwick County Zoo! Meet an elephant and a Zookeeper at the Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley Elephant Boma (the indoor habitat) to learn about how we care for the African elephants who call the Zoo home – and have a chance to feed one yourself! You’ll also learn about African elephant conservation in the wild and what YOU can do to help care for, conserve, and connect with African Elephants. Join us for a Wild Encounter you’ll never forget!

Each Elephant Encounter lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Zoo admission or membership ID is required. Admission is not included in the cost of the Encounter ticket. All Encounter participants must be 5 years old or older. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who must also purchase a ticket for the encounter. Maximum capacity for Elephant Encounters is 10 guests. Groups will not be guaranteed private encounters unless they purchase all 5 spaces.

Please arrive at the entrance of the Elephant Boma 10 minutes prior to scheduled encounter. Late arrivals may not be able to be accommodated. Encounters are non-refundable, but may be rescheduled if canceled more than 48 hours in advance. Sedgwick County Zoo reserves the right to cancel and reschedule encounters for any reason such as weather or animal welfare concerns.

 

$50 Members     $60 Non-Members

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