VIP Experience

To accommodate our guests’ various interests, the GSC offers custom private animal encounters upon request. Experiences may include meeting a keeper, learning more about our individual animals, observing training or enrichment demonstrations, and/or assisting with a feeding.

VIP Experience Info

Cost, per person: Prices start at $125/person (+ general admission for non-GSC members) and vary depending upon species choice.

Availability: 11am or 1:30pm (may vary depending upon species choice)

Duration: approximately 45 - 90 minutes

Capacity: 4 guests

Minimum age: 8

Age restrictions: Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.


  • This is an active experience, so closed-toed shoes are required.
  • Dress for the weather! Bring a coat for rain or cooler weather. In warmer months, we recommend sunscreen and a hat.
  • Though there are some exceptions, contact with animals is generally not permitted.
  • Photos are welcome; please refrain from selfie sticks or tripods.
  • Animal availability is subject to change without notice.

Experiences must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance of desired date. Contact Jessica at for more information.