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Daily Presentations

Daily Animal presentations

There's always something new!

There’s always something new to see and do at the Zoo. Get up close to animals, talk with a keeper, and more!

Pick up a map at the front gate to see what’s happening during your visit.

(All experiences free with admission unless otherwise stated.)


Aquarium Feed
11am most days
Watch 16 sharks feed at once, or see tropical fish nibble their veggie kebabs. Lagoon fish: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun. Outer reef sharks: Tue, Sat.
South Pacific Aquarium
Polar bear keeper talk
11:30am daily
How tall is a polar bear? How fast can it run? And what color is its fur? (Actually, that's a trick question.) Find out the answers from the people who spend their day caring for our bears.
Arctic Tundra
Wild Wonders Show
12pm & 3:30pm daily (with preshow)
Howdy, pardners! Welcome to the Town of Triple R, where the Sheriff has four paws and the motto is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Shows at 12pm and 3:30pm daily (preshows 11:45am and 3:15pm).
Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater
Seabird feed
12pm daily
Can you tell a tufted puffin from a horned puffin? What about a murre? And just how much fish can they eat? (Answer: A lot.) Meet our seabird keepers and find out what they do.
Rocky Shores
Asia Keeper Talk
12:30pm daily
It's a pretty cool job taking care of a tiger - but someone's got to do it, right? Watch as our keepers throw meatballs to tigers, interact with gibbons and more.
Asian Forest Sanctuary
Elephant Keeper Talk
1pm daily
Mud baths! Swimming! Chewing bamboo! Elephant life is never dull, and our keepers have lots of stories to tell.
Stingray Cove
10am-1pm & 2-5pm daily
What does a stingray feel like? Come to Stingray Cove and find out! Here you can touch small rays and sharks, or even watch a feed at 1pm Thurs.
South Pacific Aquarium
Animal Encounter at Critter Corner
1:30pm daily
Lizards, tortoises, guinea pigs - you never know who you'll meet at a Close Encounter, held at Critter Corner near the muskoxen in Arctic Tundra.
Red Wolf Keeper Talk
2pm daily
Find out all about these gorgeous animals, saved from near-extinction in the wild with the help of our Zoo!
Red Wolf Woods
Bugs Alive! in the Discovery Hut
With hundreds of legs or eight or six, bugs are some of the most fascinating creatures. Get to know them up close near Budgie Buddies.
Marine mammal keeper talk
3pm daily
How do you brush walrus teeth? Do a physical on a sea lion? Our keepers are experts in caring for animals, and you can find out how they do it.
Rocky Shores
Goat feeding
(and grooming)
We think our goats are adorable! Come feed them, groom them and pet them and find out for yourself. Feeding: 10am-5pm daily; Grooming: 11am-12pm weekends.
Kids' Zone
Budgie Buddies
Feed an Aussie bird.
Step into our Budgie Buddies aviary and be surrounded by a flock of colorful little Australian birds that eat from your seed stick. Open 10:30am-1pm, 2-5pm daily.
Budgie Buddies
Camel rides
Climb on up.
Feel on top of the world in the comfy saddle of our dromedary camels, and pose for the perfect photo op at the same time. Open weekends depending on weather. Check at front gate.
Camel Rides
Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives
Take the plunge.
See divers in the Outer Reef Thurs-Mon 10:15am, 11:45am, 2:15pm and 3:45pm (times subject to change). Or book a dive and immerse yourself in the watery world of these beautiful predators. Reservations required.
Eye-to-Eye Shark Dives
Garden Tours
See plant life.
Go round the Zoo with our horticulturalist and discover lush forests, xeriscapes, pollinator gardens and more. 10am first Sunday of the month.
Garden tours