The Gift Shop is closed for the season. Please call 616-336-4327 to make an appointment to come in and shop.
Gifts of the Wild
Eco-Friendly and Fair Trade
You will find hand-crafted authentic African items made by the tribesman of Kenya. We also offer purses made by Artisans in India. Check out our sculptures and figurines carved from Tagua Nuts and Sea Turtles made of marble. Proceeds go to help save Elephants and Sea Turtles. Taste our delicious gourmet chocolate, or take home some yummy cinnamon sugar shake or coffee! 5% of the proceeds from our Red Ape Cinnamon products goes towards Orangutan conservation. Ever wanted to write on paper made out of elephant poo? Well now you can - come in and check out our "poo-poo" products!
Don't pollute our lakes and rivers! Gifts of the Wild sells Zinc free sunscreen! As the animals would say, "We don't pee in your pool, please don't Zinc in our oceans, lakes, and rivers!" - Tropical Seas
T-Shirts and Apparel
We have T-Shirts for everyone in the family. From Adult all the way down to infant. We have a huge variety of styles and colors to choose from! Support your zoo by taking home one of these shirts! Want something other than a t-shirt? We have ladies shorts and pants as well! Need something cozy - take home one of our hooded sweatshirts or our popular Baja Jackets!
John Ball Zoo Souvenirs
Spoons, thimbles and shot glasses, oh my!! We have everything that you can think of collecting that has our “John Ball Zoo” name on it. Looking for a way to remember your trip? Check out the patches, pins, Christmas Ornaments, key chains and everything else we could think of to put our name on!
Toys and Stuffed Animals
Need another fluffy friend? Check out our Wedding Cake looking “Plush Stage” filled with every critter you could ever imagine! From Wolverines to Cockatoos, we have it all. Does your child have another school project? Diorama perhaps? Come in and find your little plastic animal replicas here! We have 36 different themed “toobs”, and a huge variety of individual animal replicas.