Tours

If you are interested in learning more about our zoo inhabitants and having all your animal kingdom questions answered, then a zoo tour is for you! They are perfect for groups of all sizes, ages, and interests. Tours are offered throughout the year and can be scheduled Monday-Friday from 8-2.  Check out our experiences below and decide which is best for you. 

To schedule a tour, please call (715) 486-2057 or email allzoo@ci.marshfield.wi.us for more information and to speak with our education team.  

General Zoo Tour-Staff will guide your group throughout the zoo and share information about our animals and their natural history. If possible, biofacts will be available for certain species.Tour Biofact
  • Maximum 30 people
  • 1 hour or ½ hour increments
  • 6 exhibits for 1 hour tour or 3 for ½ hour tour
  • Choose from:  Bears, Cougars, Wildcats, Wolves, Raptors, Sandhill Cranes, Arctic and Gray Fox, Prairie Dogs, Chuckwalla, Ornate Box Turtles, and Hognose Snake.
  • Cost:  $50/hour
Enrichment Tour-Staff will teach your group all about enrichment and why it is so important for our animals. You will then have the opportunity to create new enrichment for two species and observe the animals interacting with it!
  • Maximum 30 people
  • 1 hour
  • Choose 2 from:  Bears, Cougars, and Wildcats  *Other animals may be chosen but participants may not be able to place enrichment themselves
  • Cost:  $10/person (Minimum cost: $50/Maximum cost: $250)
Zookeeper in Training-Help staff with a variety of daily activities, including feeding, cleaning, enrichment, and even training! A great way to explore the career and interact with your favorite animals!
  • Maximum 5 people
  • 2 or 4 hours
  • Choose 3 or 6 species most interested in:  Bears, Cougars, Wildcats, Wolves, Raptors, Sandhill Cranes, Arctic and Gray Fox, Prairie Dogs, Chuckwalla, Ornate Box Turtles, and Hognose Snake
  • Cost:  $150 for 2 hours/$300 for 4 hours
Cooking with the Keepers-Assist staff in the preparation and delivery of zoo diets! You will learn all about their natural and zoo nutrition while helping in the kitchen.
  • Maximum 5 people
  • 2 hours
  • Choose one from:  Bears, Cougars, Wildcats,
  • Choose three from: Wolves, Sandhill Cranes, Arctic and Gray Fox, Prairie Dogs, Chuckwalla, and Ornate Box Turtles.
  • Cost:  $150 
Behind-the-Scenes Bear Experience-Learn all about our Kodiak brothers and have the Bear Enrichment 2opportunity to prepare and feed their diet, explore their exhibit, and take home a fun souvenir from the bears!
  • Maximum 5 People  
  • 1.5 hours
  • Cost:  $150
When calling to schedule your zoo tour, please note the following information, and be ready to let us know what you'd like to see on your customized tour!