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Zoo Expeditions

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Zoo Expeditions

Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather permitting
Open weekends only in September

Embark on new adventures either on our open-air tram OR walking through the Zoo! Choose from several expeditions in different price ranges to suit your interests!

  • Signature Expedition: $5/person. Departs every 20 minutes starting at the top of the hour, offers guests the traditional guided expedition on an open-air tram, and explains why we Zoo! Learn in detail about the Zoo’s history while seeing some incredible animals along the way!
  • New Themed Riding Expedition: $12/person. Tours depart at 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. and last up to one hour. During this expedition, you’ll learn how the animal-care staff creates realistic habitats and enrichment opportunities for the animals. You’ll also get the scoop on daily care plans, routine exams, and the process involved to introduce animals to the public habitats.
  • Walking Expedition: $12/person. Tours depart at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and last one hour. This expedition offers an in-depth look at the Zoo’s African animals.

Zoo Pass holders receive a $2 discount on all tours.

Visit the Meijer Zoo Expeditions Headquarters near the main entrance for more information and tickets.