About Field Trips

Pre-K          K-5th Grade          6th – 12th Grade          Mixed Grades

Field trip programs as described here are offered in May, September and October only. For summer group visits, please click here.

Pre-K Field Trip Program

Join us for a guided tour designed for preschoolers!  Participants will marvel at creatures big and small while being encouraged to observe quietly and to learn to respect captive animals and their home. Tour start times are available mornings between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., or afternoons between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. Photo courtesy of Katy Bail.This staff-guided field trip program is available for ages 3-5 years, and their adult chaperones. One adult is required to attend for every 10 children. A confirmed appointment is required.  A maximum number of 60 people is allowed per tour appointment, including children and adults.

Fees are payable upon arrival.  Discounted rates are subject to one payee collecting all fees and checking in for the group for one transaction. Sorry, we do not issue invoices.

This is a walking tour.  Strollers and wagons are permitted, however we do not guarantee access to the entire compound for wheeled transports.  View Fees & Limitations. Book Now>>>


K-5th Grade Field Trip Program

Students will tour the sanctuary to get up-close and learn about a wide variety of exotic animals from around the globe!  This educational program focuses on why these residents needed our help.  We will encourage respect for animals, responsible care of animals, and emphasize how to be safe around animals. Tour start times are available mornings between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., or afternoons between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m.

Field TripThis staff-guided field trip program, lasting 60 to 90 minutes, is available for students in grades K-5.  One adult is required to attend for every 10 children. A confirmed appointment is required.  A maximum number of 60 people is allowed per tour appointment, including children and adults.

Fees are payable upon arrival.  Discounted rates are subject to one payee collecting all fees and checking in for the group for one transaction. Sorry, we do not issue invoices. View Fees & LimitationsBook Now>>>


6th – 12th Grade Field Trip Program

By now, most students have visited a zoo, but an educational tour of an animal sanctuary will emphasize respect for captive animals and public safety. This up-close look at products of America’s exotic pet trade and entertainment industry will open eyes to the challenges of exotic pet ownership, threats to public safety and health, and help raise awareness of one of the nation’s top three most profitable-yet-debatable industries. Tour start times are available mornings between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., or afternoons between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m.

Guided Tour brings animals up close.This staff-guided field trip program, lasting about 90 minutes, is available for students from 6th through 12th grade.  One adult is required to attend for every 10 students. Pre-registration and a confirmed appointment is required.  A maximum number of 75 people is allowed per tour appointment, including students, teachers and any additional adults.

Fees are payable upon arrival.  Discounted rates are subject to one payee collecting all fees and checking in for the group for one transaction. Sorry, we do not issue invoices. View Fees & LimitationsBook Now>>>


Mixed Grades Field Trip Program

Students will explore the sanctuary, led by our guide, for an educational look at a wildlife and the exotic pet trade.  We will encourage respect for animals and their environments, proper behavior around wild animals, and provide an up-close observation of a wide variety of species. Tour start times are available mornings between 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., or afternoons between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m. Top Cat on Catastrophic Creations bridge This staff-guided field trip program, lasting up to 90 minutes, is available for students of varying ages and grades.  One adult is required to attend for every 10 children. A confirmed appointment is required.  A maximum number of 60 people is allowed per tour appointment, including children and adults.

Fees are payable upon arrival.  Discounted rates are subject to one payee collecting all fees and checking in for the group for one transaction. Sorry, we do not issue invoices. View Fees & LimitationsBook Now>>>