Get Closer at Safari Niagara

Become a Jr. Zookeeper for a Day!

Cost: $99.99 + HST

Availability: Runs Daily Between June 14 – Sept 6, 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 10 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.

The participant can choose between the following options A or B. Both Jr. Zookeeper options are the same price and can be modified to fit what the individual is most comfortable with.

Option A

Falconry Visit – Help prep for the show and have a barn owl fly to you!

Otter Keeper Talk – Place an enrichment in the exhibit for the Otters!

Lunch with a Safari Niagara ZooKeeper

Petting Zoo – Learn about the animals and help with feeding. 

Reptile Show – Participate in the reptile show.

Finally, you can tour the park or visit an animal of your choice!

Option B

Falconry Visit – Help prep for the show and have a barn owl fly to you!

Otter Keeper Talk – Place an enrichment in the exhibit for the Otters!

Lunch with a Keeper

Petting Zoo – Learn about the animals and help with feeding. 

Giraffe Feeding – Meet the giraffes and participate in feeding them (with short Behind the Scenes with Keeper).

Hippo Feeding – Meet our hippos and participate in feeding them (with short Behind the Scenes with Keeper).

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
  • Experiences run 4 hours
  • One person allowed on tour – NO additional guests
  • Minimum age to experience tour is 10 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.
  • Parents are to wait with the child until 10am when an Animal Care staff member arrives.

HOW TO BOOK YOUR JR. ZOOKEEPER FOR A DAY EXPERIENCE

Please go to the following link to book and purchase your Jr. Zookeeper For A Day Experience

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For any questions before you book please contact info@safariniagara.com