Backstage Tour

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Saturday March 12

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12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM

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Make your Wild Days even Wilder at the Abilene Zoo. Join us backstage at Wild Side Live for an up-close look and great photo opportunities of featured animals in the show. This tour will include reserve seating for the tour time selected and a backstage tour of featured animals in the show. You never know who you are going to meet!

Price: $25 each, 3 yrs and up (Admission is not included)

Reservations must be made at least 1 hour in advance. Admission is not included but is required for participation. Spots are limited.

Zoo members, please log into your pass member account to receive your $5 discount.


Important Information:

  • This is a 60-minute outdoor tour.
  • This tour includes reserve seating at the Wild Side Live show.
  • Admission is not included but is required for participation.
  • A paying adult must accompany children 18 years and younger.
  • There are limited spots available, and we cannot guarantee there will be room to add extra participants.
  • This is a public tour with a capacity of 10 participants.
  • Check-in will be 10 minutes before the reservation time at the Tour Stop near the pavilion show area.
  • The tour fee is non-refundable; however, the tour will be rescheduled when possible if necessary.
  • The Abilene Zoo reserves the right to cancel or modify the tour interactions due to inclement weather, animal health, and safety concerns. In the event of cancellation, efforts will be made to reschedule you for a future date.
  • Reservation Confirmation is only valid for the date and time slot of your reservation.
  • No service animals are allowed behind the scenes.
  • Any arrivals 15 minutes or later after the start of the experience will not be permitted to join the experience.
  • Program times, prices, components, and animal participation are subject to change. 
  • Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should email us at to discuss requests before making reservations. The Abilene Zoo respectfully requests 5 days notice of any need for accommodation. Still, every effort will be made to satisfy requests received less than two weeks in advance to the extent possible within the time provided.
    For questions, please email or call 325-676-6487.