John Ball Zoo

Twilight Tour

Twilight Sensory Safari – Exploring the Night at John Ball Zoo

Experience the zoo in a new 'light'. Bring your family, flashlight and a sense of adventure for this guided tour of the zoo as the sun goes down. Learn how to use your senses at night and how animals are adapted to life in the dark. The program includes an animal encounter, hands-on activities for children ages 5 years and above and guided tour.
We hope you’ll join us for this exciting family evening adventure at John Ball Zoo!

Spring 2017

Friday, March 17 7pm-8:30pm
Friday, March 31 7:30pm-9pm
Friday, April 7 7:30pm-9pm
Friday, April 21 7:30pm-9pm

FALL 2017

Friday, September 15 7pm-8:30pm
Friday, September 29 7pm-8:30pm
Friday, October 13 6:30pm-8pm
Friday, October 27 6:30pm-8pm
Register  Spring Registration will open February 1, 2017.
$10/per person ($9 for members)
Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Minimum age - 5 years old. Participants 17 years of age and younger msut be accompanied by a paid adult.

Teachers and Scout Leaders - groups can be scheduled for a variety of times and dates, depending upon the time of year and needs of your group. Teachers - please feel free to pick from one of our Core Education Topics to focus on or follow the nocturnal theme for the evening. Group tours are priced at $9/person with a 10 person minimum. 
Questions should be directed to the Education Department at 616-336-4300 or