Behind-the-Scenes Lion Tour

Get a rare glimpse behind-the-scenes at our lion night yard with an exclusive guided walking tour. During this behind-the-scenes experience, you'll get to see where our lions sleep, touch some of their huge lion toys and learn about everything the Akron Zoo does for our lions both here, and in Africa. 

Offered daily June - August, and on weekends in May and September. 

There is a 15 guest maximum. This is for your enjoyment and care for our lions.

Tours begin at noon in Pride of Africa by the train. The duration is 15-20 minutes and general park admission is not included in the purchase of a ticket.


  • $10 per guest (2 years and younger are free)

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