Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House

Tuesday February 7

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2:45 PM  –  3:45 PM

  • Online reservations need to be made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • For additional days and times please contact the Education Department at 916-808-8441 or by email.
  • This behind-the-scenes tour is for participants ages 5 and older. Children younger than 1 year may join as long as they are secured in a wrap or carrier on an adult.
  • All attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult.
  • This tour is between 45 - 60 minutes long.
  • All participants will need to wear closed-toe shoes during the tour. You will need to dip your shoes in a footbath to enter and exit the Reptile House.  
  • All participants are required to wear a face mask for the entire duration of the tour. You can bring your own mask or a mask will be provided by your guide. Gloves will be provided by your tour guide when needed.   
  • The capacity for this tour is four participants. If you have more than four in your party, please call 916-808-8441 to get in contact with a tour specialist who can help accommodate your group.  
  • Visit the Behind-the-Scenes Tours page for tour descriptions, schedule and cancellation policies.

Please be sure to print, fill out and bring the Release of Liability Form with you on the day of your tour.

You will be asked to follow all Sacramento Zoo, CDC, state, and local health department guidelines. 

  • By purchasing tickets, you agree to and accept the following:
    • Ticket holders are not to enter the Sacramento Zoo if:
      • You are ill or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. These include: 
        • Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath, Runny nose, Sore throat and/or other symptoms listed on The Centers for Disease Control website.
      • You have been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with or has symptoms of COVID-19
      • You or someone in your household has traveled internationally in the past 14 days.
    • Masks must be appropriately worn on zoo grounds.
    • Social distance from other groups.

The Hooves and Horns Tour is ADA-accessible. However, the tour will include some uneven terrain and a large hill. Please contact us with any specific questions and we will be happy to help as we can. 

Notes to Sacramento Zoo members:

  • Members must sign in to receive member discounts. Discounts are reflected after you click "Add to Cart".
  • Tours will be discounted by the cost of zoo admission only for the number of individuals that would be covered by your membership level.