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Summer Twilight Tours Return to BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

June 03, 2013

Guests will enjoy a guided tour and tram ride through the Zoo before a private show in our Safari Amphitheatre.

Twilight Tours, a summer tradition at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, will resume for another year beginning June 4. Held every Tuesday and Thursday evening in June and July, the tours allow guests to see the Zoo as the sun sets and after the gates have closed to the public.


Included in the guided tour is a tram ride throughout the Zoo, as well as a private Wildlife Safari Amphitheatre show and evening snack. Highlights will include the Otter Cabin, L’Aquarium de Louisiane, giraffes, zebras and flamingos.


Dates scheduled include June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 and July 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $16 for adults and teens, $13 for children 2-12. There is limited space available, and pre-registration is required. Please click here or call 225-775-3877 option 2 to register.


For more information about regular visiting hours at the Zoo, please visit


About BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Giants of the Islands, Safari Playground, L'aquarium de Louisiane, Parrot Paradise and KidsZoo exhibits offer fun and education for all ages. The Baton Rouge Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a distinction reserved for only the top 10% of zoos in the nation. For more information, please visit

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