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Photo Tours

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Photography Tours at the Zoo are designed to provide the participants with a deep glimpse into the beauties and mysteries of wildlife while offering professional and amature photographers alike the perfects setting to practice their wildlife photography skills. The animal habitats at the Cougar Mountain Zoo are designed with photographers in mind, and where possible, offer an uninterrupted shot of some of the Earth’s most unique animals. During your Photography Tour your Guide will lead you into several of the animal’s habitats and/or several photo locations not available to visitors.

Advance reservation required, to schedule your Photography Tour at the Zoo, contact

Fees - Minimum Donation
$100.00 per person per hour, rounded to the next half hour (Minimum of $200)
No more than 3 participants per tour, participants must be 18 years of age or older
  1. Great Photo Opportunities
  2. Your own guide scheduled by the hour
  3. Special access to designated habitats
  4. Full Day Admission to the Zoo

Photos taken at the Cougar Mountain Zoo are for your personal enjoyment and cannot be used for commercial purposes without prior written authorization by the Cougar Mountain Zoo.

**Animal’s availability is subject to change without advance notice.

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