TROPICAL DISCOVERY ENCOUNTER
SEE WHAT CRAWLS, SLITHERS AND HOPS BENEATH THE JUNGLE CANOPY
For lovers of reptiles, frogs and fish! Take a one of a kind look into Tropical Discovery, home to all things slithery, slimy and scaly. You'll be transported into an exotic rainforest habitat that is home to more than 300 species and visit two different behind the scenes areas; outside the Komodo dragon exhibit for a face to face visit with one of the large lizards, and a second area that is the keeper's choice! It may be a bird's eye look into our 16,000 Pacific Reek habitat or meeting a frog thought to be extinct in the wild just to name a few. Each experience is different, so an adventurous attitude is recommended!
Your Encounter Also Includes:
- One digital group photo
- Souvenir sticker
Guests of all ages
This year round program is currently available on Saturdays in January through April
- This encounter is open to guests of all ages. Please purchase an encounter ticket for children ages 1 and older.
- Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paid participant that is 16 years of age or older.
- Program registration does not include admission to Denver Zoo- admission tickets must be purchased separately. Purchasing zoo admission, in addtion to an encounter ticket, is not required for children under 3.
- Tropical Discovery Meet-and-Greet will occur rain or shine.
- Denver Zoo reserves the right to re-route or cancel any tour due to animal health or safety concerns. In the event of cancellation, efforts will be made to reschedule you on a later date.
- Cancellation Policy: A cancellation fee of 50% will be charged for cancelling with less than two weeks’ notice. A cancellation fee of 100% will be charged for a missed adventure.
- You must check in at Guest Services 15 minutes prior to the start time of your adventure. The behind the scenes nature of this experience makes joining the group late not possible.
- There is limited access for service animals in the behind-the-scenes areas of Tropical Discovery. Please call 720-337-1400 to confirm.