Three kayaks along giraffe habitat

Adventures & Packages

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DAILY ADVENTURES

Take your Zoo visit to the next level with animal feedings, kayak tours, train rides, aerial adventures and other incredible experiences. There’s something for everyone! 

In Florida, thunderstorms with lightning happen regularly. For the safety of our guests, the Zoo stops certain activities when thunder is heard. Our rule of thumb is to wait 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder before resuming kayaking, Treetop Trek, and Paws On water play activities.

Giraffe Feedings

Toddler feeding a giraffe

See eye to eye with these gentle giants as they eagerly pluck food from your hands!

COST:

  • One Treat$2

Lorikeet & Cockatiel Feedings

Young girl feeding a lorikeet

Grab a nectar cup or seed stick and interact with these tiny Australian parrots!

COST:

  • Nectar Cups$1
  • Seed Sticks$1

Cape to Cairo Express

Cape to Cairo Express train

All aboard! Enjoy a 10-minute excursion through our camel, oryx and ostrich habitat and learn what makes these animals so unique. 

COST:

  • ages 3 & up$3
  • under 3FREE

Kayaking Tour

Three kayaks along giraffe habitat

Enjoy a guided tour of the Nyami Nyami River as you float past giraffe, rhinos, lemurs and more in Expedition Africa or take a self-guided tour and discover local wildlife in our restored Wetlands in Wild Florida.

COST:

  • ages 5 & up only$9.95

Rhino Encounters

Family posing with rhinos

Meet the Zoo’s magnificent rhinos up close and personal. This 15-minute experience is offered daily (contingent on weather and rhinos) at 12 & 12:30 pm. Open to guests ages 3 and up; children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or on the day of your visit. Space is limited. 

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COST:

  • Zoo Members$13.95
  • Non-Members$19.95

Lemur Rendezvous

Guests on Lemur Island

Take a kayak tour to the lush island home of our ring-tailed lemurs and get closer than ever. This 45-minute experience is offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 am. Open to ages 5 and older; children under 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Includes the Kayaking Tour with a 20-minute stop on the island.

This is not a hands-on experience. You are welcome to take pictures and our lemurs may come up and touch you, but you will not be able to touch or hold them. Reservations are required in advance. Tour does not include Zoo admission. After purchasing your Zoo admission, please check in at the Administration Office located to the left of the general admission booth to show your receipt and pick up your name tag souvenir.

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COST:

  • ages 5 & older$44.95

Tree Hugger

Guest on Tree Hugger

Explore the upper reaches of the Zoo by scaling a Florida pine tree and gently rappelling down to the ground.

COST:

  • One climb and rappel$3

Paws On Water Play

Girl smiling in water

Splash in the play lagoon right alongside a 19,000 gallon-aquarium featuring animals native to the Indian River Lagoon.

Hours of operation are 10 am – 5 pm and are contingent upon weather.

Note: Children not completely potty trained are required to wear a properly fitted swim diaper. Swim diapers are available for purchase at the Paws On Pizzeria.

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Zoo Packages

Purchase an activity package at the main entrance when you arrive for a reduced rate on admission.

Explore! Package

Guest reaching off platform to feed giraffe

Includes Zoo admission, tickets to ride the train and tickets to feed the giraffe and lorikeets.

COST:

  • Adult$23.95
  • Seniors (ages 65 & older)$22.95
  • Children (ages 3 - 11)$18.95

Adventure! Package

Guests kayak down Nyami Nyami River

Includes Zoo admission, kayaking in Expedition Africa and giraffe and lorikeet feedings. Children under 5 are not permitted to kayak and children under 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult.

COST:

  • Adult$29.95
  • Seniors (ages 65 & older)$28.95
  • Children (ages 5 - 11)$24.95

Wild Encounters Tour, Destination Africa

Giraffe looking over enclosure

This unparalleled adventure takes visitors off the boardwalk on an awe-inspiring hour and a half to two hours of fun getting up close and personal with some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animal residents. The tour starts with the Lemur Rendezvous encounter then continues on with a Rhino encounter and ends with giraffe and/or zebra. Guests learn the intricacies involved in keeping these beautiful creatures conditioned, healthy and mentally-enriched. Guests can explore first-hand how the Zoo’s skilled keepers utilize their training to interact with the animals. Available to those ages 5 and older and children ages 5 to 11 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Reservations are required in advance. Purchase online only. Tour includes Zoo admission.  Upon arrival, please check in at the Administration Office located to the left of the general admission booth to show your receipt and pick up your name tag souvenir.
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Tours offered on Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 AM.

COST:

  • Per person$125
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CONTACT BREVARD ZOO

8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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