Rhino Encounters

We are working with EARTH Ltd. to give our visitors a unique way to learn more about rhino conservation!Half of the proceeds will be going to the environmental education non profit EARTH Ltd and the other half will go to the International Rhino Foundation.

“Both Jessica and I would like to thank you for the incredible Rhino Encounter this last Saturday, 8/2. We were both awe struck as we left the rhino area; stunned with the “up close” magnificence of this beautiful creature.”
-Stan Coombs, Rhino Encounter participant August 2014

The encounter includes:happy rhino

  • Admission to the zoo for the day of your encounter
  • A meet and greet with our two white rhinos Thelma and Louise
  • A talk from one of our zookeepers

 

 

Rhino encounters are :
$75 for Members of EARTH Ltd
$95 for non-members.

Half of the proceeds go to the International Rhino Foundation

Each encounter lasts about 30 minutes. Each session has room for 4 people.

*Participants must be at least 12 years old. Those under 18 years of age must have a paid adult with them.

Check the schedule below to see the available dates.

To reserve a spot, please call Betsey Brewer at 1-800-258-9182 ext 209 or email her at betsey@southwickszoo.com

One of our rhino encounter participants wrote about it on her blog. Check it out!

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Date
Availability
Saturday
September 6 at 9:00am
2 Spaces
Sunday
September 7 at 9:00am
FULL
Saturday
September 13 at 9:00am
FULL
Saturday
September 13 at 4:00pm
FULL
Sunday
September 14 at 9:00am
FULL
Sunday
September 14 at 4:00pm
FULL