Get Closer at Safari Niagara

Become a Jr. Zookeeper for a Day!

Cost: $150.00 + HST

Availability: Runs Daily Between June 1 – Sept 2, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Spend a day working one on one alongside our zookeepers as they care for the animals at Safari Niagara. Assist with feeding and exhibit maintenance, and learn how our keepers identify and evaluate their animals everyday. Participants will gain an understanding and appreciation of the world’s wildlife and the role Safari Niagara plays in efforts to conserve it.

Price includes admission to Safari Niagara, lunch for the Jr. Zookeeper and an official Jr. Zookeeper certificate. Minimum age to participate is 12 years old, maximum age is 17 years old. Jr. Zookeeper for a Day is not offered for groups and is meant to be a one on one experience for the child with the animal keepers.

  • Experiences run 4 hours
  • One person allowed on tour – NO additional guests
  • Minimum age to experience tour is 12 years old, maximum age is 17 years old
  • Space is limited and reservations are required to avoid disappointment
  • Payment is due upon booking.
  • Seven (7) day cancellation policy – if a tour is cancelled within seven (7) days of reservation date a refund will NOT be given.
  • Tours run rain or shine
  • Safari Niagara reserves the right to change an experience due to circumstances out of our control such as an animal’s health, exhibit maintenance, etc
  • Admission to Safari Niagara is included in cost
  • Experiences run approximately 30 minutes (may run up to 45 minutes)


Reservations are required for Behind the Scenes Experiences. Fill out the below form to inquire about our behind the scenes tours or phone us at 905-382-9669 to book your tour.

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