Tea & Tours

Tea & Tours Reservation Information:

  • Reservations must be received one week prior to the program date.
  • There is a 45-person capacity for this program (including wheelchair assistants or other attendants).
  • The zoo does not offer wheelchair rentals.

Release of Liability
In consideration of being permitted to participate in the Sacramento Zoological Societies program, I agree to assume all risks connected therewith. I agree to release and discharge in advance the City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Zoological Society their officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for personal injury, death and/or property damage.

Cancellation Policy
There are no refunds for cancellations, unless Sacramento Zoo cancels the program. This includes "no shows", rain or shine.

Member Registration Test

TEST YOUR WEBSITE REGISTRATION

**This is a Member Only testing page!
Disregard the date & details and do not complete the transaction.**

CURRENT SACRAMENTO ZOO MEMBERS
Follow the instructions below to test your registration in advance of Summer Camp Member pre-sale and other member-only event registrations.

1) Register for the website - link in the top right corner. Please use your name & address as listed on your membership card.

2) If you have already registered, sign in below or in the upper right corner.

3) If you can add a number in the "Quantity" box and see an "Add to Cart" button, then you are a current member and are all set!

4) Close or leave the page without finishing this test transaction.

5) Having trouble? Email the Member & Visitor Services Office or call 916-808-5888 to check your membership status and level.

**This is a Member Only testing page!
Disregard the date & details and do not complete the transaction.**


Summer Camp Note: Individual membership level does not include Summer Camp pre-sale access. You must have a Member Duo level or above.

Events Note: All membership levels receive event discounts and access to member-only events.

 

Little Peeps: Pre-K

NOTICE: Little Peeps classes are for a preschooler and up to two big buddy adults. The program is built for Peeps and Big Buddies to participate together. Siblings and other children are not allowed unless they are restricted to a stroller or a carrier on the big buddy at all times. We are in a small space and want our Little Peeps participants to be able to fully enjoy the class!

Discounts reflected after you click "Add to Cart"

WINTER CAMP: 1st-6th Grade (3-days)

Discounts reflected after you click "Add to Cart". Must be logged in.

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Hooves and Horns

  • This behind-the-scenes tour is for participants ages 3 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. There must be at least one adult per two children.
  • This tour is between 45 minutes to an hour long.
  • The capacity for this tour is six participants.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • 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. 

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. 

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Reptile House

  • 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 45 minutes long.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • The capacity for this tour is six participants.
  • 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.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Feathered Friends

  • This behind-the-scenes tour is for participants ages 5 and older.
  • All attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult.
  • This tour is 45 minutes long.
  • The capacity for this tour is two participants.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • 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. 

This tour is not recommended for people with tree nut allergies.

Participants will be around and/or handle bird diets, including: fruit, nuts, insects and deceased rodents. Non-latex gloves will be available.

This tour includes going into exhibits with a zookeeper which will require guests to be in small, tight spaces with others upon entry and exit of exhibits, and stepping over 3-foot fences.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Snow Leopard

  • Can't make one of our scheduled times? Contact the Education Department to set up a tour on another day. 
  • 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. There must be at least one adult per one child.
  • This tour is about an hour long.
  • The capacity for this tour is four participants.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • 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. 

Snow leopard tours are not recommended for people with allergies to cats.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: African Spur-Thighed Tortoise

  • 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. There must be at least one adult per two children. 
  • This tour is 30 minutes long.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • The capacity for this tour is six participants.
  • 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.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Okapi

  • Can't make one of our scheduled times? Contact the Education Department to set up a tour on another day. 
  • 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. There must be at least one adult per one child.
  • This tour is about an hour long.
  • The capacity for this tour is six participants.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • 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. 

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Dinosaurs

  • This behind-the-scenes tour is for guests of all ages! 
  • All attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult. There must be at least one adult per two children. 
  • This tour is 45 to 60 minutes long.
  • The capacity for this tour is 20 participants.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • 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.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Meerkats

  • This behind-the-scenes tour is for participants ages 18 and older. 
  • This tour is about 45 minutes long.
  • All participants are highly encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes during your tour.
  • The capacity for this tour is four participants.
  • This tour will require you to put on a medical mask and gloves in order to enter the facility where the meerkats live.
  • 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.