Up-Close Looks

Make your Zoo visit totally unforgettable by adding an Up-Close Look to your agenda! Offered throughout the year, these intimate animal encounters provide your small group with the unique opportunity to enjoy a private animal meet-and-greet facilitated by our knowledgeable staff. These experiences change seasonally, so scroll down to learn more about our offerings. To book your encounter, just click on "REGISTER NOW" on each encounter's page. If you have any questions not answered on the specific Up-Close Look pages email us at guestcare@denverzoo.org or call us at 720-337-1400!

Animal Ambassadors

Meet some of our most charismatic Animal Ambassadors

GIRAFFES

A face-to-face feeding experience with our amazing reticulated giraffe herd

TROPICAL DISCOVERY

Scale new heights with Fish

or Lizards!

SLOTHS

Enjoy life in the slow lane with Wookiee, our sweet two-toed sloth!

Camel

Every day is hump day with our gorgeously goofy herd

Predator Ridge

Hang with the African savannah's most social stalkers

Rhino

Meet one of our tough-but-sensitive two-ton tanks

ANIMAL HOSPITAL

A behind-the-scenes look at which careers provide world-class care to our 3,000+ animals