Wild Encounters are behind-the-scenes tours at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Each encounter is a unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience designed to foster positive, lifelong connections to the natural world. Please note that reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Price is per group, up to six people.
Some tours are only available at certain times of the year because of animal behavior factors, including but not limited to mating, molting, or weather conditions. Although the following tours are not offered right now, they will be available in the coming months, so check back regularly.
Below is a listing of all tours, both current and off-season along with the guidelines for each tour. You can also find important guidelines, such as general information and scheduling information below.