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Beat the heat at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo this July Your Zoo is “staying cool” with evening tours

July 03, 2012

Visit BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo this July for Twilight Tours - a chance to see the Zoo after-hours - and see our new pair of bald eagles on Red, White and Zoo Day.

Twilight Tours
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo invites you to visit this summer for Twilight Tours every Tuesday and Thursday evening this June and July. Take a twilight tram ride through the Zoo in the cool of the evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a guided ride through the Zoo, an animal encounter at the Wildlife Safari Theatre and an evening snack. The cost is $16 for adults and teens, $13 for children 2-12. There is limited space available, and pre-registration is required. to register.

Red, White and Zoo
Visit the Zoo July 1 and celebrate our red, white and blue animal friends. This special day will include amphitheater programs, games and crafts featuring some of our red, white and blue Zoo animals. or 225.775.3877 for more information.


Zoo Camp
What could be more fun during summer break than hanging out with the animals? Summer is a great time to visit the Zoo and learn what being a naturalist is all about. Ages and themes vary by week. Each week is different so children can enjoy multiple weeks at the Zoo! $100/child per week ($120 out-of-parish). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (early drop off at 7:30 a.m. and late pick up at 5:30 p.m. at no additional fee). Register at Sessions are filling up fast! Don't miss out!

Safari Night
Have you ever wondered what the Zoo is like at night? Safari Night programs show you night-life at the Zoo and are available for group reservations on Fridays and Saturdays, year-round. Your Safari Guide will lead your group on walking tours of the Zoo. Designed for your group of 15-30 people, you'll learn all about the Zoo's animals through hands-on activities and animal encounters. All participants receive a Safari Night T-shirt. Enjoy a continental breakfast and the experience of serving breakfast to a Zoo animal!  Cost: $28/person; minimum of 15 people. Pre-registration required. For more information please call 775-3877 or visit

Birthday Parties at the Zoo
Have your next birthday party at the Zoo! Your birthday package includes all day access to the Zoo, a private party room for one and a half hours, animal theme decorations, table wear, cake, ice cream, punch and a train ride. $125 for a party of 8. Party room holds approximately 30 people. Saturdays and Sundays only. Book your birthday party at today.

Fun Fact
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