Animal Encounters

Ambassador Animal Meet & Greet


Fee: $100 non-members | $90 FOSZ members
Length of Encounter: 1 Hour
Booking Restrictions: None
Engage with Sunset Zoo’s Ambassador Animals in a private, behind the scenes experience!  You and your friends will have the opportunity to touch and handle a variety of our small animals that help Sunset Zoo staff inspire conservation of the natural world.


The Zookeeper Experience


Fee: $175 non-members | $157.50 FOSZ members
Length of Encounter: 2 Hours
Booking Restrictions: Labor Day-Memorial Day; Saturday & Sunday, PM Only
Join Sunset Zoo’s ZOO Crew to experience and learn the ways of zookeeping.  Engage with the Zoo’s ambassador animal collection while making diets, feeding the animals, cleaning and disinfecting enclosures, making enrichment, and observe and score a training session with our North American porcupine.  An overall unique experience for anyone with a passion for animals.

Booking Information


Behind the Scenes Encounters are designed for small groups of up to 6 people. Minimum two weeks advance notice required.  For more information or to book your Encounter, contact Tammy Jones by email or call 785-587-2737