Have you ever wanted to get up close and personal with some of the animals at the Utica Zoo? With our Animal Encounter packages, you can now make your Zoo visit extraordinary!
Photo Packages: Looking to focus on your encounter and less on taking photos? Add-on a photo package with our staff photographer for photos of your animal encounter. Photo packages are $45 and must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Subject to staff availability.
*NOTE: All 2019 Red Panda Encounter dates have been filled. 2020 dates will be made available in December. Check Utica Zoo’s Facebook page for updates on new openings.*
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for availability and booking. Guests must book their encounters at least one week in advance and a non-refundable deposit is required. Animal Encounters last approximately 30 minutes and are overseen by a member of our Animal Care Staff who can answer all of your questions.