Zoo Safari Tours

Zoo Safari Tours

Zoo Safari Tour program for Lincoln Park Zoo members visits African lion Sahar at the Kovler Lion House

Free Lincoln Park Zoo tours for Safari-Level Members and Above

Animal Families

Have you ever wondered how your family compares to ours? Take a walk on the wild side and meet the many animal families that call the zoo home. You’ll discover what makes each animal family unique as we explore how our animals prepare and care for their young.

Sunday, May 4, 10 a.m. (Family)  Register

Step into Africa: Regenstein African Journey Tour

Join us on a journey that will take you through the wetlands, into the forest, and out onto the savannahs of Africa. During this front-of-house tour, you’ll be guided through the exhibits of the zoo’s award-winning Regenstein African Journey building, where you’ll learn about the current residents and their homes both at the zoo and in the wild.

Saturday, May 17, 10 a.m. (Adults Only)  Register

Sunday, May 18, 10 a.m. (Family)  Register

Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m. (Adults Only) Online registration for this tour will be available at a later date.

Sunday, July 20, 10 a.m. (Family Friendly) Online registration for this tour will be available at a later date.

Sunday, August 24, 10 a.m. (Family Friendly) Online registration for this tour will be available at a later date.

A Walk through Time

For nearly 150 years, Lincoln Park Zoo has been a vibrant fixture in the city of Chicago. From the days of bowler hat-wearing zookeepers to apes using touch screen computers, we’ll journey through time to explore Lincoln Park Zoo’s rich history: showcasing how one Chicago park that was given a pair of swans transformed into a global leader in conservation and animal care.

Saturday, June 28, 10 a.m. (Adults Only)  Register

Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. (Adults Only) Online registration for this tour will be available at a later date.

Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. (Adults Only ) Online registration for this tour will be available at a later date.

Choose Your Own Safari

Get ready to put on your safari hats and take your family on a unique zoo adventure! This tour, modeled after the popular book series “Choose Your Own Adventure,” gives you the chance to decide where you’ll go and what you’ll see as you travel through an imaginary park in the African wilderness.

Sunday, June 29, 10 a.m. (Family Friendly)  Register

Sunday, July 27, 10 a.m. (Family Friendly) Online registration for this tour will be available at a later date.


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