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 and located on 75 acres of natural Ozarks' topography, the Promised Land Zoo is also Branson's Biggest Attraction and #1 Home for Animal Adventure. Our hands-on interaction throughout the park offers plenty of great opportunities to get up close with unique animals and take lots of selfies.

Enjoy a variety of experiences including a self-guided Walking Safari, our 2-Mile Drive Thru Safari, and Parakeet Paradise. VIP Admission also includes a guided Tram Tour inside the Animal Enclosures as well as a unique VIP Animal Encounter with 4 or 5 animals not on display. The BEST Experience Admission also includes an Exclusive, Private encounter with unique animals not on display. The Ultimate Excursion Admission is 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. Enjoy feeding kangaroos, kissing a camel, petting the friendly animals, and more in our fun-for-all-ages zoo.

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Drive Thru Safari

Adventure at your own pace!

75 acres…2-Mile Drive Thru! Enjoy our brand new Drive Thru Park as part of the Basic Admission. Drive your vehicle through the park and get your cameras ready to capture some photos of the many unique animals roaming throughout the natural landscape! As a point of information the animals do not approach vehicles due to new local and federal regulations. If you would like a feeding opportunity along the drive thru choose the BETTER Experience Admission which includes the Guided VIP Tram Tour into the Animal Enclosures.

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VIP Encounters

Your backstage pass to animal adventure!

Several times daily the VIP Encounter is available for our Better Admission 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!

With the Better Experience Admission take a Climate Controlled, Guided VIP tram ride throughout our park for a chance to enter the animal enclosures and feed some of our most unique, furry friends! This is the Better Way to Get Closer!

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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 Better and Basic Experience Admissions.

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Branson Location

2751 Shepherd of the Hills Expressway Branson MO 65616

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Open 7 days a week
12 pm - 4 pm
Last Admission (at 4 pm).

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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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