Adventures Departing Daily

There are limited spots available, call Guest Services today to reserve your spot!

While most of the encounters below are offered daily, booking ahead due to encounters filling up is always recommended. Feel free to call ahead to book or for more details at 541.679.6761.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your encounter.

Because Wildlife Safari Enrichment Encounters include bused or open-air adventures through the park’s drive thru, regular drive thru admission is required when registering for any Enrichment Encounter activity.

Have something else in mind? Call Guest Services and we’ll try to accomodate other requests if we are able to. 

Red Panda Feed

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child 

Meet and feed some of the cutest animals in the world with this exciting up-close adventure! Head to the Red Pandas with our keepers as they introduce you to the stars of this meet and greet as you prepare to feed!

Hippo Encounter

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Available in Spring & Summer

Hippos are the masters of both land & water and on this excursion, you’ll get an up-close view of our extraordinary hippopotami. Journey to their private home and have the chance to see these “rough and ready” animals receive their favorite treats! Meet Padron and Tony while you learn all about what makes them unique!

Cheetah Photo

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Leave the fences behind as you get truly eye-to-eye with Wildlife Safari’s famous ambassador cheetahs! Learn all about Wildlife Safari’s incredible success as the number two cheetah breeding center on Earth, meet the eclectic cats and even pose for photos! You’ll get up close and personal with these incredible cheetahs and get a photo of yourself without any fences!

Lion 101

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Journey to lion country at Wildlife Safari! Learn all about how the unique lion pride at the park interacts with each other. Observe family dynamics, get to know the lions and watch them train with behaviors that help them help us with their veterinary care! Lion 101 takes you on an on-foot journey to the land of the lions!

Giraffe Feed

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child 

Hop on a caged Safari tour vehicle and journey to the heart of the park to meet up with the giraffes in the summer! In the winter get the chance to see our brand new heated barn where they enjoy spending most of thier time! Learn all about giraffes as you feed them treats, watch them interact with each other and other animals, and more! At Wildlife Safari, you are captive, and they roam free!

Elephant Encounter

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Bus down to the elephant barn and meet some of the Wildlife Safari elephants closer than anywhere around! This elephant adventure will allow you to meet an elephant, pose for photos and maybe even take home your own elephant artwork! Wildlife Safari elephants remind you to never buy ivory!

Tiger Training

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Get up close and personal with one of Wildlife Safari’s tigers and learn all about their unique behaviors and the important role that ambassador animals play in spreading the message of big cat conservation!

Big Bear 

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Available in Spring, Summer, & Beginning of Fall

With Big Bear at Wildlife Safari, you have the opportunity to hop onto a safari open air truck and journey to the heart of Bear Island! Learn all about mighty bears at Wildlife Safari, what makes each of the bears at the park different and toss them treats! Help keepers provide the bears with their daily diets and work toward mimicking their natural wild behaviors.

Lion Feed

Cost: $40 per person

Ages: 10 & up

Get closer to the king of the jungle than you ever thought possible! Journey into their huts where they sleep at night and assist Wildlife Safari lion keepers in preparing and feeding them their diets. Learn all about lions, their habits, their food, listen to their deafening carols and more as you get within inches of the most fearsome creature in the jungle- ONLY at Wildlife Safari!

Tiger Feed

Cost: $40 per person

Ages: 10 & up

Meet the most vibrant of all the tigers up close. Give them their dinner and you might just hear a tiger chuff! See them off to bed and learn all about the Sumatran Tigers, from their stripes to what keeps them up at night! Experience what many only dream of at Wildlife Safari!

Bear Feed

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Available Spring,Summer, & Beginning of Fall 

It’s time to ring the dinner bell! Watch the keepers call them in to eat and meet our bears up close and learn all about these amazing creatures! Our keepers will tell you all about them, from their sleeping habits to the very diets you help provide them. No matter your age, our bears love to show off their eating habits around anyone. 

Rhino Boma Adventure

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child

Available Spring & Summer

Ages: 10 & up

Head down to the rhino boma and meet a rhino up-close! Learn all about one of nature’s most impressive animals while they eat their breakfast and their keepers do a training session with them. You might even get the chance to feel how tough they are! They are shy though, so quiet voices are required.

Maned Wolf Encounter

Cost: $40 per Adult & $20 per Child 

Available in Spring & Summer 

Journey to the Wild Americas with Safari Village keepers to finish off your incredible day at Wildlife Safari! Learn all about the peculiar maned wolf; is it a big fox, or some type of wolf? Quiz the keepers and test their knowledge of this fascinating, native species!

Hibernating Bear 

Cost: $40 per person

Available Late Fall & Winter

This “whispers only” encounter is a keeper-guided chance to go into the bear den and see them during their winter torpor. Keepers will explain what happens during the bear’s hibernation and share other fascinating details about their lives. Keepers will give a talk before entering the building and then there will be a question and answer time outside the building after seeing the bears.

Pachyderm Pedicure

Cost: $75 per Adult & $50 per Child (Must book in Advance)

Ages: 10 & up 

Take a ride down to the elephant barn and meet some of the Wildlife Safari elephants closer than anywhere around! This unique elephant adventure will allow you to meet an elephant, watch them get routine footwork done and even get the chance to touch their foot! The adventures not done there, you’ll get to hide tasty treats in the yard and then watch as the elephant go into the yard to search!

Cheetah Stroll

Cost: $75 per Adult & $50 per Child (Must book in Advance)

Ages: 10 & up 

* Suggested to wear long pants, closed toe shoes as this is a 30 minute walk on a slightly rugged trail

This is a unique opportunity to meet one of our ambassador cheetahs, take a photo without a fence, and let them lead the way for a walk around Safari grounds. With one on one time with our keepers, learn about our ambassador program as well as our cheetah breeding program!

Gator Feed

Cost: $40 per person

Ages: 10 & up

Be amoung the first people to experience this brand new encounter! Make your way to the Gator House in the Safari Village and learn all about our two male alligators. With this encounter you’ll learn all about these reptiles from their keepers, and then get up close and personal and get the chance to feed them when you go inside their house!

Free Village Keeper Talks & Presentations

Check out the Always Free Safari Village and be sure to join us for keeper chats throughout the day!

Our aviary is currently closed.

Remember, animal encounters and free activities are subject to change, so be sure to book online as early as possible. Please contact Guest Services at guestservices@wildlifesafari.net or 541.679.6761 for more information and for scheduling.

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