African Outpost

This elegant, themed facility features a beautiful 11,000 square foot lodge, an authentic thatched roof, and African masks, sculptures and carvings. The lush landscaping and African theme create an exotic setting for any event. Situated at the gateway to the award-winning Gorilla Forest, The African Outpost can be used alone or in conjunction with the entire African zone for an elegant indoor and outdoor affair.

Required Minimum: 100 guests

Availability: Primarily before or after regular Zoo hours

Other Features:

  • Accommodates 120 guests indoors and up to 200 utilizing the surrounding deck
  • Fully equipped catering kitchen in the facility operated by Taste of the Wild, the Zoo’s exclusive caterer
  • 5-7 minute walk from Zoo’s main plaza (or)
  • Special entrance and private parking area nearby
  • Drop off zone for deliveries
  • Private restrooms
  • Climate controlled
  • Themed tables, chairs and décor
  • Smoking in designated outdoor areas only

Click for more information on the popular Gorilla Forest.