Long live the Zoo!

Our Zoo is renowned for its commitment to educating visitors through engaging activities entertaining families and friends. From learning about animals to listening to experts share their stories or participating in artistic activities, our goal extends beyond enjoyment to spreading awareness messages that we can apply to our lives.

Here are six activities that you can regularly enjoy at the Zoo:

Pepe’s Farm

This activity offers a unique experience that blends the allure of wildlife with the authenticity of farm life, making it an exciting option for the entire family. This distinctive destination allows visitors to interact with exotic animals and those integral to farm life.

As you explore the various sections of the zoo, you will encounter an interactive farm where children and adults can engage in hands-on activities. From feeding farm animals to learning about their care and behaviors, each corner offers an educational and enriching experience. Children can delight in touching and feeding goats, sheep, and rabbits while gaining insights into the agricultural life cycle and its significance.

Beyond farm activities, the zoo prioritizes conservation and respect for animal welfare. Visitors can witness educational demonstrations emphasizing the importance of harmonious coexistence between humans and farm animals, fostering understanding and appreciation for all life forms.

Reptile Exhibition

Reptiles play a vital role in our ecosystem, and preserving them is a key mission of the Zoo.

This activity begins with an Educational Talk about Reptiles, providing insights into the species that inhabit the area, their significance in ecosystems, and intriguing facts about their unique traits.

Next, visitors are guided to a dedicated snake exhibit, where zoo experts conduct safe demonstrations with non-venomous snakes. Here, guests can touch and learn about these often misunderstood creatures.

The exploration continues with interactive areas where visitors can interact with exotic and domestic snakes and lizards. Zookeepers are on hand to answer questions and share information about the conservation of these species.

Morning Picnic

Indulging in a morning picnic at the zoo can be a delightful and serene experience. We offer numerous spaces to discover and create a haven for yourself, your family, and your friends!

Here are some recommendations:

Begin by preparing your picnic basket. Choose fresh, easily manageable foods like snacks, fruits, sandwiches, salads, and refreshing beverages. Remember to pack recyclable utensils, napkins, and plates!

Don’t forget to include comfortable blankets and cushions to fashion a cozy spot in your chosen picnic area. Consider protection from the sun and pesky insects. Apply sunscreen before venturing out, and bring insect repellent for added comfort.

Now, it’s time to savor! Explore the zoo and select a picnic spot with shaded areas and delightful views. We offer a variety of lush green spaces to choose from. While relishing your picnic, take the opportunity to observe your surroundings and immerse yourself in the sounds of the wildlife around you.

After your meal, continue your zoo adventure. Visit your favorite exhibits and take advantage of the renewed energy from your picnic to further engage in the wildlife experience.

With this plan, you can experience a calm and flavorsome morning at the zoo, blending the enjoyment of a picnic with the thrill of wildlife exploration.

Aviary Safari featuring native and exotic bird species.

This itinerary aims to offer a comprehensive experience, spanning from morning observations to specialized activities and unique sunset and evening experiences. Ensure to review the specific regulations and guidelines of each aviary to prioritize the well-being of the birds.

Engage in educational talks about the diverse bird species inhabiting the aviaries and participate in specialized tours focusing on specific bird groups, such as tropical birds, birds of prey, or waterfowl. These tours provide in-depth insights into their natural habitats, behaviors, and ongoing conservation efforts.

You will also have the opportunity to enjoy interactive experiences with docile birds and may even get to feed some species under the guidance of expert keepers.

Rider for a day

If you want to experience a day as an equestrian enthusiast, there are numerous exciting and relaxing activities to consider. For instance, embark on a morning horseback ride along picturesque trails. Make the most of the morning ambiance to enjoy nature while relishing the companionship of your horse.

Alternatively, opt for an exploratory horseback journey through the natural expanses of the zoo. Revel in the freedom and distinctive bond horse riding offers as you travel through the zoo’s scenic areas.

Alligator feeding

We saved one of our visitors’ favorite activities for last: Feeding the alligators at the zoo.

This engaging activity allows visitors to forge a deeper connection with wildlife while gaining insight into the importance of conserving these species. Guests can observe the feeding process of alligators from designated, secure areas, providing a unique glimpse into their behavior during meals.

Our expert guides oversee the experience, offering instructions on how and when to dispense food to the alligators using specialized tools safely. Additionally, all food provided is part of the alligators’ natural diet, ensuring their safety and well-being.

It’s a one-of-a-kind experience exclusive to the Buenaventura Zoo!

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