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Close Encounters

We have many options for you to choose from.

You will be sure to leave with an experience that you will never forget!

Please call 642-8709 to schedule your event today.

Rhino Encounter

Enjoy a meet and greet with Gunner and Gideon the White Rhinos.  Learn about their conservation and what you can do to help save this endangered species!

Details

Cost: $75 per person

Participates: Minimum of two people and maximum of eight people. 

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Time with TAL

Get up close and personal with Tal the Orangutan. Learn about the majestic great ape and how your meet and greet sponsorship helps our mission! You'll never forget this Face to Face Encounter!

Details

Cost: $40 per person

Participates: Minimum of two people and maximum of six people. 

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Bedtime with TAL

Help the zookeepers settle Tal in for his evening meal and bed time story! Hand feed our beloved orangutan and tour his indoor living quarters!

Details

Cost: $65 per person

Participates: Minimum of two people and maximum of six people. 

Duration: 45 minutes

 

Walk-a-bout with Roos

Have a walk-a-bout among Australia's Red Kangaroos! Hand feed these large marsupials and learn about joey development and the life in the outback. 

Details

Cost: $40 per person

Participates: Minimum of four people and maximum of eight people. 

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Lemur Feeding

Go inside the lemur habitat and experience hand feeding these ghosts of the Madagascar. You'll get so close to the lemurs, so don't forget to bring your camera!

Details

Cost: $40 per person

Participates: Minimum of four people and maximum of eight people. 

Duration: 30 minutes

 

Keeper for a Day

Experience zoo keeping for a day with a Chahinkapa Zoo Keeper. Learn about the species at our zoo and what takes place to keep them healthy and flourishing. Help prepare diets, enrichment, and veterinary maintenance. 

Details

Cost: $125 per person

Participates: Minimum of one person and maximum of two people. 

Duration: Two sessions: 1pm-4pm or 5pm-8pm

 

Behind the Scenes with the Zoo Director and Animal Curator

Enjpy a very unique behind the scenes experience with Chahinkapa Zoo's Director and Curator. This will be an event that you will NEVER forget!!

Details

Cost: $100 for the first person, $75 for each additional person

Participates: Minimum of four people and maximum of eight people. 

Duration: 

Include a hotdog & s'more roasted over a campfire! $10 per person

Four course meal with wine pairings. 

$50 per person

Spirits Safari includes adult beverages and appetizers. $30 per person

Upgrades: Additional charges apply.

 

Experiences

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Find us: 

1004 RJ Hughes Drive

Wahpeton, ND 58075

Phone Number:

(701) 642-8709

Chahinkapa Zoo

Closed for 2019 Season.