Behind the Scenes Tours 

Take a look “behind the curtain” of the zoo on this 1.5 hour, staff-led trek. Explore the zoo’s commissary where they will see how to feed 400 hungry mouths on a daily basis! Guests will also visit two off-exhibit areas and the animals that live there.

Kids under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult (3 and under are free). Schedule your private backstage tour today! Tour must include at least 5 people (if you have fewer, you'll pay for 5 people according to the rates below) and no more than 10 people. Call (208) 612-8254 to schedule your backstage pass. 


: $40 per person for TPZS members
               $50 per person for nonmembers
                Fee above is in addition to regular zoo admission.
         TPZS membership can be used on admission but not program cost. 

Make sure to sign up at least a week in advance. Behind the scenes tours are available for scheduling from May 29-Sept. 6 this year.

Photo: Megan Donovan