Ultimate Excursions

The most immersive animal experience in the Midwest!


With our Ultimate Excursion, you can now get CLOSER to animals than ever before. In addition to all of our Basic, Better, and Best Experience Admission activities, our Ultimate Excursion guests will receive a private, exclusive encounter, and an RTV guided tour through our new expansion with hands on feeding experiences. The minimum age for this experience is 8 and children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Included in the Ultimate Excursion

Ultimate RTV Tour

RTV tour with your own guide to get up close and personal with many animals in the park. Feed for the animals is included. Giraffe Feeding is also part of this experience. Lasts approximately 1.5 hours.

Exclusive Encounter

Enjoy this one-of-a-kind opportunity to touch, feed, and engage some of our rarest and cutest zoo animals including sloths, lemurs, kittens, owls, and more! This unique opportunity lasts approximately 30 minutes.

VIP Encounter

VIP Encounter in the VIP Lounge. Experience 3 more animals not on display to hold, feed, learn about and take photos with. Sign up for a time after arrival. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.

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Guided Tram Tour

Guided tram tour where you can take our climate controlled bus around the park with our professional guides and feed and learn about many animals in the park. Lasts approximately 45 minutes.

Live Animal Shows

Our team of professional showmen bring out unique animals to touch and learn about. This educational and interactive show lasts approximately 30 minutes.

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Foot Safari

The Foot Safari where you can meander around the Ozark Mountainside and view many more animals in the park at your own pace.

Parakeet Paradise

Parakeet Paradise is home to hundreds of free flight birds and your admission comes with a complimentary parakeet stick to feed the birds at your own pace.

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