Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at the Milwaukee County Zoo? As a Platypus Circle member, you can experience an exclusive, customized “Behind-the-Scenes” tour!

A trained tour guide will take your group of up to six friends, family members, co-workers, or clients on a one- to two-hour tour. Tours provide a breathtaking up close experience of the world’s wildlife and an opportunity to see the inner workings of the Zoo.

Tours are scheduled May through October and must be booked at least two weeks in advance, unless otherwise noted. Please adhere to the restrictions noted at the end of tour descriptions. Call 414-276-0843 to schedule.

  • Basic Tours
    These transferable tours are available to Platypus Circle members at the $500-$2,499 giving level.
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  • Premium Tours
    These transferable tours are available to President’s Level Platypus Circle at the $2,500-$4,999 giving level.
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  • VIP Tours
    These non-transferable tours are available to President’s Level Platypus Circle members at the $5,000 and up giving level.
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