World Orangutan Day: 8/19/19
The Gulf Breeze Zoo is launching a conservation raffle just in time for World Orangutan Day, August 19th. The Zoo has partnered with the Sumatran Orangutan Society to restore and protect jungle habitat in northern Sumatra, with the goal to preserve wild orangutans. One-hundred percent of raffle proceeds will go directly to programs in the field.
Everyone can participate in this exciting event with the purchase of a $5 raffle ticket, and you do not have to be present to win or even visit the zoo. On-line tickets can be purchased from anywhere in the world! The grand prize includes: a large one-of-a-kind hand-painted canvas done by all six orangutans at the Gulf Breeze Zoo, as well as a large orangutan plush, and a beautiful hard cover Orangutan photo/fact book. Tickets can be purchased online or in person at the Zoo until September, 30th.Buy Tickets!
Homeschool Day: 9/20/19
Join us Friday, September 20th for a full day of special educational programming, meet and greets with ambassador animals and special Zookeeper talks! Home schooled students are a special rate of only $10 each, parents are $15, includes the guided train ride.
No need to pre-book your school group, just show up and join the fun! Network with like minded parents and educators in an active learning setting.
Animal Encounters & Educational Talks:
10:00 am: Otters Feeding Demo |Otter Exhibit
11:00 am: Meet the Lions, Training Demo | Lion Exhibit
11:15 am: Owl Encounter | BOMA Pavilion
12:00 pm: Meet the Giraffes | Giraffe Exhibit
12:15pm: Baby Goat Encounter | BOMA Pavilion
1:00 pm: Alligator Encounter | Alligator Exhibit
1:30 pm: Squirrel Monkey Feeding Demo |South American Aviary
2:00 pm: Sulcata Tortoise Feeding | Tortoise Exhibit by Train Station
3:00 pm: Macaw Encounter | BOMA Pavilion
Boo at the Zoo 2019
6 new dates to choose from! October 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2019
Trick-or-Treat with all your favorite animals!
Boo at the Zoo offers 6 days of scare-free, daytime fun for children and their families. Join our safe zoo neighborhood of Halloween entertainment, with kid-friendly fun around every corner. Includes trick-or-treat trail with candy, treats and toys, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, a critter touch zone and the entire Zoo!