"Aldabra- Cadabra" Experience

At a Glance

Time: 10:30 AM

Tuesday-Thursday, & Saturdays

Duration: 15-30 minutes

Age Requirements: Ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult (18+)


Members $30 per person

Non-Members $35 per person

Max 4 people per experience, mixed parties 

(Zoo admission not included) 

Enter into the exhibit of our three gentle giants in this magical behind-the-scenes experience! Our keeper staff will navigate you through a back area and into the Aldabra Tortoise yard where you will have the opportunity to feed and bathe (weather permitting) our happy animal ambassadors. Learn more about conservation and what you can do to further act on behalf of wildlife and the natural world! While you're in the yard, keep a look out for other wildlife found in this multi-species exhibit!


  • There must be at least one adult per one child for this experience.
  • For the safety of our animals, and the nature of the up close experience, any disruptive guest(s) will be excused from the experience without a refund.
  • Experience fee does not include zoo admission. Admission tickets must be purchased separately.
  • Experience must be registered in advance.
  • Program will occur rain or shine.  The Zoo reserves the right to reschedule the experience due to weather.
  • You must check in at the front gate 30 minutes prior to the start time of your experience.  The behind the scenes nature of this experience makes a late start not possible.
  • Due to the behind the scenes nature of this experience, closed-toed shoes must be worn.
  • Cancellations must be made 24-hours in advance of scheduled experience date to receive full refund. We will do our best to reschedule your trip. *Please note that no shows the day of your scheduled visit will forfeit all payments.

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