Giraffe Encounter

Detroit Zoo - Giraffe Encounter

Open daily • Tickets $5 per person

Feedings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

This elevated viewing platform overlooks the giraffe habitat and brings guests to eye level with the tallest creatures at the Zoo. Vistors have the opportunity to feed the giraffes twice daily, weather permitting, from late spring through early fall. Sixty tickets will be sold for each feeding and may be purchased at the Ambassador Booth, located just inside the main entrance of the Zoo.

Feeding opportunities are subject to the giraffes’ appetites, weather and special events. Guests may also take part in a special experience called Breakfast with the Giraffes. This private event that must be reserved in advance and includes a charitable contribution to support the Detroit Zoological Society’s mission of Celebrating and Saving Wildlife.

Ambassador Booth on Zoo Map