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Calling all photographers!

Shutterbugs (ages 16+) will have exclusive access to Exploration Asia from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. to capture stunning photography of iconic wildlife - from camels to tigers and everything in between! 

Photographers of all skill levels are welcome. Capture amazing photographs of the animals and the zoo grounds - without all the crowds.  The zoo's Animal Care, Health & Welfare team is excited to share their passion for the animals they love and care for with our FOCUSED ticket holders. They will be creating some special enrichment and feeding opportunities just for you to photograph. After your exclusive access to Exploration Asia, explore the rest of the zoo as your FOCUSED ticket grants you admission to the zoo for the rest of the day.

When: Saturday, March 4, 2023

Where: Exploration Asia

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. (includes day admission so you can explore the rest of the zoo afterwards)

Ticket Pricing:

  • Member Price*: $30 + GST (*Engage and Inspire members only)
  • Non-Member Price: $50 + GST (Includes day admission)


Learn more about FOCUSED

  • What should I bring with me?
    • Camera – don't forget the most important item!

    • Dress for the weather! This event is outdoors and indoors but goes wind, rain, or shine.

    • Wear Comfy Footwear! The zoo is a big place and you will be walking a lot from one end to the other! 

  • Is parking included?

    Parking is $13.00 (effective March 1, 2023) and is not included. Engage and Inspire members receive free parking.