Details

Price

$150/group (maximum 4 people)

What

30-minute meet-and-greet with our camels and their zookeepers

Who

Adults and children ages 6 and  up

When

Daily (2:00 p.m.), year-round

Up-Close Look:
Camels

Every day is hump day with our gorgeously goofy herd

Join us for an exclusive meet and greet with our growing bactrian camel herd—including longtime Denver Zoo resident Padme, PLUS our adorable new youngsters, Hagrid and Sprout! With this special and intimate experience, you'll have the opportunity to "buy out" a camel encounter for up to four members of your personal pod. You'll get to meet a camel (or three), along with the knowledgeable animal care experts who keep these fascinating desert dwellers happy and healthy.

Restrictions

  • For the safety of our staff and animals: You and your group must wear face coverings or face masks for the entirety of this experience.  At this time, we are not able to accommodate medical exemptions; all participants must wear a face covering or mask. You and your group must also be willing to use provided hand sanitizer throughout the entirety of the experience.
  • Close-toed shoes are strongly recommended for this program.
  • Program is for up to 4 total individuals.
  • This experience is not recommended for people with severe allergies to hay.
  • All program participants must be at least 6 years of age or older.
  • Program fee does not include admission to Denver Zoo—admission tickets must be purchased separately. You must have general admission tickets for the date of your experience prior to purchase.
  • This experience is non-refundable and nontransferable.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a paid participant that is 16 years of age or older.
  • 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.
  • This Up-Close Look will occur rain or shine.
  • Plan to check in at the zoo at least 30 minutes before the start of your encounter. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.
  • There is limited access for service animals during this experience. Please call 720-337-1400 to confirm.

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