Veteran's Tours 2019

Veterans – Explore Denver Zoo on an exclusive tour with your family.
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Dates & Times

Veteran’s Tours are offered from 9:30 am – Noon March through October.

NOTE: Does not include behind the scenes opportunities.

  • March and April: 2 weekday tours and 2 weekend tours per month (4 tours total per month on Wednesday or Thursday and Saturday or Sunday)
  • May through August: 3 weekday tours and one weekend tour per month (4 tours total per month on Wednesday or Thursday and Saturday or Sunday)
  • September and October: 2 weekday tours and 2 weekend tours per month (4 tours total per month on Wednesday or Thursday and Saturday or Sunday)

Veteran’s Day tours

Special Veteran’s Day tours are offered from 9:30 am – Noon and 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm.

NOTE: Does not include behind the scenes opportunities.

  • Veteran’s Day: 2 morning tours and 2 afternoon tours

Honoring Our Heroes

Free Guided Tours for Veterans

This special program was initiated by a Denver Zoo volunteer, a World War II veteran himself, to honor and support veterans and their families. These guided tours engage families of veterans in a fun-filled exploration of Denver Zoo, connecting them to the animals in our care by hearing the stories that make them amazing, beautiful and special while learning about our conservation and education work.

Any Armed Service Veteran with a valid military ID and their immediate family may schedule a Veteran’s Tour.

Who

Any Armed Service Veteran with a valid military ID and their immediate family may schedule a Veteran’s Tour.

Group Size

Maximum of ten (10) people per tour, including the veteran

Cost

$10 per tour participant with the veteran him or herself free (must present ID when arriving for tour). Revenue to be split between Admissions and Volunteer Program

Policy

Veteran’s Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of the actual tour date.

On the Day of Your Tour

  • Please arrive 30 minutes early. Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele Street, Denver, 80205
  • Parking is FREE!
  • Check in at the Guest Services Boettcher Welcome Center in the main entry area when you arrive. Your tour guide will meet you there.

Sign-Up For a Tour

Contact Annie Wallin, 720-337-1619 with questions. Or sign-up for a Veteran's Tour online.