About Our Branson Zoo

Branson’s top rated animal attraction is more than your average zoo. Ranked as a Top 25 Zoo in the United States, our hands-on interaction throughout the park has so much included in every admission: Live Animal Shows, a self-guided Foot Safari, our brand new 65-acre Drive Thru Safari, and much more! Now, enjoy our VIP or VIP PLUS Admission where you can GET CLOSER to unique animals than ever before, or experience our Ultimate Excursion, the most immersive animal adventure in the Midwest!

Animal Activities for Everyone

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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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Drive Thru Safari

Adventure at your own pace!

65 more acres… 0 additional cost! Enjoy our brand new Drive Thru Park as part of General Admission. Drive your vehicle through our 65 acre park and get your cameras ready to capture some photos of the many unique animals roaming throughout the park!

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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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VIP Tram Tours

The fastest way to make some new best friends!

Take a climate controlled, VIP tram ride, guided with video screens and a professional tour guide, throughout our park for a chance to enter the animal enclosures and feed some of our most unique, furry friends!

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Ultimate Excursions

A paradise for animal lovers!

Get ultimate access to all of our animals when you take a once-in-a-lifetime tour on our all-terrain vehicles with your own personal guide. Ultimate Excursions also include an exclusive animal encounter, giraffe feeding and all activities in VIP and General Admission.

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Branson Location

2751 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway
Branson, MO

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Open 7 days a week from 10 am - 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays and 12 pm to 4 pm Monday - Friday.

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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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