Up-Close Looks

Want to make your zoo visit totally unforgettable? Add an Up-Close Look to your agenda! Offered year-round, these intimate animal encounters provide your small group with the unique opportunity to enjoy a private animal meet-and-greet facilitated by our knowledgeable keepers. Minimum age, group size, and safety requirements vary by experience.

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


A private experience with our long-lashed Casanovas: Jorge and Fernando


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

Animal Ambassadors

Meet some of our most charismatic Animal Ambassadors


A chance to FLAMingle with some of the flock stars at the zoo!

Sea Lions

Make a Splash with Denver Zoo’s Flippered Friends