arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up play-button plus tab-indicator dots close menu search facebook google-plus instagram pinterest rss twitter youtube rss-two heart Check FeaturedBadge linkedin minus apps placeholder linkedin

KEEPER FOR A DAY

What does it take to be a zookeeper at the San Diego Zoo? In this personalized experience, you will learn firsthand from our world-class keepers! Enjoy a brief orientation, put on your Keeper for a Day souvenir T-shirt, and head out to the animal area of your choice to meet your Keeper Guide for the day! You'll spend the next few hours shadowing a keeper as they complete the daily tasks necessary to care for our animals. You may help our keepers prepare diets, rake and clean exhibits, or create enrichment items.

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

Get Directions

Contact Info

619-718-3000

Date & Time

Feb 25, 2019 - ongoing
Recurs every Sunday, Saturday

Price

$850*Per person. Admission separate and required.

Social

Explore San Diego Neighborhoods

Inland Valley, Mountain & Desert

Baja California

More to explore

Events|

Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2020

San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at participating libraries or when you stay at a Hilton to enjoy 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums* throughout the month of February.

Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest.

Take advantage of this annual program to visit both old favorites and new attractions you have never even heard of!

Discover

SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 7 - May 3, 2020

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus fresh international cuisine infused with local, sustainable ingredients and unique signature flavors from around the world.

Discover

Butterfly Jungle

Mar 21 - May 10, 2020

Spring brings a magical experience to the Park, as more than 10,000 dazzling butterflies flit, float, and flutter around you in our Hidden Jungle habitat. There are stunning photos to snap (guests wearing bright colors may find a butterfly perching on them) and fun for everyone. This popular event is one you won’t want to miss!

Discover

Opening Day: Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres

Mar 26, 2020

The San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies for Opening Day 2020 at Petco Park. 

Discover

Events

Museum Month

Feb 1 - Feb 29, 2020
Discover

SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Mar 7 - May 3, 2020
Discover

Butterfly Jungle

Mar 21 - May 10, 2020
Discover

Opening Day: Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres

Mar 26, 2020
Discover

Stay in touch

Sign up to receive the latest news, events, and updates about San Diego. Our monthly and weekly newsletters will keep you informed about the latest and greatest happenings in the destination.

Sign Up

Visitor planning guide

For the ultimate guide to planning your San Diego vacation, view and download the San Diego Visitor Planning Guide, packed with useful information that will help you plan the perfect San Diego getaway.

Download

Partners

Explore

Plan

Stay

Follow Us

Language:

English | Change Language

Select your country or region

China FlagChinaGermany FlagGermanyGreat Britain FlagGreat BritainJapan FlagJapanMexico FlagMexicoKorea FlagKoreaSwitzerland FlagSwitzerlandBrazil FlagBrazilFrance FlagFranceAustralia FlagAustraliaCanada FlagCanada USA

Or use Google Translate

Afrikaans Albanian Arabic Belarusian Bulgarian Catalan Croatian Czech Danish Deutsch Español Estonian Filipino Finnish Francais Galician Greek Haitian-Creole Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Indonesian Irish Italian Japanese Korean Latvian Lithuanian Macedonian Malay Maltese Nederlands Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Swahili Swedish Telugu Thai Turkish Ukranian Vietnamese Welsh Yiddish