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Wild Lights Safari Tours

 

Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-22
7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Wild Lights Safari Tours

Enjoy a private golf cart tour of Wild Lights! During the exclusive tour, an Akron Zoo staff member will drive you through the zoo decorated in dazzling holiday lights.

The tour includes:

  • Admission to Wild Lights for all tour guests
  • A complimentary cup of hot chocolate or coffee in a commemorative mug to help stay warm during the tour
  • Guests – ages 21 and older – can opt in for a complimentary adult jolt in their cocoa

This tour is a staff-led golf cart tour that lasts 45 minutes. Limited walking through some sections of the park is required. 

Safari Tours must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Each tour can accommodate up to five people. Two tours are available per timeslot. 

Special Early Tours

Dec. 4 & 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Perfect for those with little ones with early bedtimes! Two tours available during these special times.  

ADA Accessibility

ADA-accessible golf cart tours are available by request on a first-come, first serve basis. To request an ADA cart, please call 330-375-2550 after booking your tour online. 

Price

  • Akron Zoo members: $265 per tour
  • Non-members: $275 per tour

Additional Guests

Each tour includes up to five guests. Parties greater than five, please contact the Akron Zoo for availability. Additional per-person fee applies. 

To add additional guests to your cart, please call 330-375-2550 after booking your tour. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for buying Safari Tours:

Akron Zoo member discounts will appear once your tour have been added to your cart.  Please make sure to log in and then continue to check-out to view your discount.

We do have a new online system and all guests, including Akron Zoo members, will need to create a new account if you have not done so already after March 1, 2019. After creating an account, make sure you are logged in.   

Book Safari Tours

How to Book Wild Lights Safari Tours

  1. To reserve your tour, click the link below.
  2. Log in to your online account. If you do not have have an account, create one and then log in. (The system does not automatically keep you logged in after creating an account.) 
  3. Click "Other Dates" and select your desired tour date. The system will default to the next available visit date. Make sure to change the date to reflect the date you plan to visit. Safari Tours may not be able to be rescheduled based on availability. 
    Note: if the date you want does not appear, it is sold out.
  4. Click "Other Times" and select your desired tour time. The system will default to the next available time. Make sure to change the time to reflect the time you plan to visit. Safari Tours may not be able to be rescheduled based on availability. 
    Note: if the time you want does not appear, it is sold out.
  5. Add the tour to your cart. 

Book Tour

To add additional guests or to reserve the ADA-accessible golf cart, please call 330-375-2550 after booking your tour.