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


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


Scale new heights with Fish

or Lizards!


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


Every day is hump day with our gorgeously goofy herd

Predator Ridge

Hang with the African savannah's most social stalkers


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


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