Animal Encounters and Tours

Sloth Experience

Are you ready to meet a sloth?

Sloth experiences at the Louisville Zoo are your chance to get up close and personal with our Linnaeus’s Two-Toed sloth, Sunni in her habitat.

Sold Out through 2022.
More info coming soon!


Behind-The-Scenes Tours

Regular Behind-The-Scenes Tours for areas including Glacier Run, pygmy hippos and the Giraffe House will return.

Keep checking this site (and our social media channels) to be alerted as soon as they go on sale!

Small Animal Meet & Greet

Private encounter for a group of up to 6 individuals

Cost: $240 for members/ $260 for nonmembers. (Zoo admission is included.)
Dates and Hours: Based on availability.

Join us for a private animal experience in our Snow Leopard Cub House and learn about our animal ambassador program as you meet some of the animals that help us connect with guests of all ages! As a part of the program, your group will learn how our keepers care for our animals and will create an enrichment experience for one of our ambassadors. Each small animal meet-and-greet includes a 30-minute encounter and 30-minute free play in the Cubhouse. This program is ideal for groups or families with young children. Maximum group size is 6 individuals per session.

To book your session, fill out the form here.