About Our Zoo

Our Branson location is undergoing many changes and a massive expansion in 2017. As always, we have several great options to enjoy all of the animals at the park. Every admission includes the Live Animal Show, Parakeet Paradise with complimentary parakeet stick to feed the birds and the Foot Safari. VIP and VIP Plus admissions are available where you can GET CLOSER to rare and endangered animals than ever before!

Animal Activities for the Whole Family

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Foot Safari

Step into the wild!

Meander around our paved Foot Safari paths and see tigers, lions, zebras, antelope, deer, several species of primates, and hundreds of other animals. Also, enjoy feeding kangaroos or kissing a camel in our fun-for-all-ages petting zoo.

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Live Animal Shows

Think Animal Planet meets animal interaction!

Live Animal Shows are fun and educational! Our professional showmen and women bring out 5-6 animals for you to learn about, pet and feed. The Live Animal Show is put on several times daily and the animals also change daily.

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VIP Encounters

Your backstage pass to animal adventure!

Several times daily the VIP Encounter is available for our VIP Guests. This is a special time in our VIP Lounge Area where our educational staff bring out an additional 3-4 animals not on display for you to hold, pet, feed and take photos with. Popular animals for the VIP Encounter include baby kangaroos, dingo pups, many different small mammals and a reptile or two.

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Bottle Feedings

The fastest way to make a new best friend!

With our VIP admission, you can do just that. Get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to bottle feed baby calves, pygmy goats, camels, zebras and more! Bottle feeding times are limited and first-come-first-serve for our VIP guests.

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Parakeet Paradise

You'll want to tweet about this!

Feed hundreds of free-flight birds in our Parakeet Paradise habitat with your complimentary feed stick. This active breeding colony where no two birds look alike is really an experience that you will never forget!

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2751 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway
Branson, MO

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Open 7 days a week from 10 am – 5 pm.
Last admission one hour prior to closing.

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VIP Encounters

VIP animal encounters available

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Foot Safari

Explore the park and learn about each animal.

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Join the Safari

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