Animal Encounters

Feed The Big Cats!

    This is an absolutely awesome encounter!  You will feed our Tigers, Zebra, Bears, Elk, Emu, wolves, Z-donks and much more along-side our lead keeper C.W. Wathen.  

This is a personal encounter with your own private group-no strangers.  Take awesome selfies that none of your friends will believe!

     You must arrive promptly at 10 a.m. because the animals are ready to eat rain or shine!  

(You will need to eat your breakfast before arriving!) Dress appropriately and wear closed toe shoes like tennis shoes or boots.

     The cost is $250 per person with a minimum of two people.  The minimum age is 10 and must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations and prepayment are required.  Admission to the Preserve is included!

     For date availability please send us an email with the date you are considering to

     Availability is extremely limited because this encounter is only offered once a day- make your reservations your private encounter now! 

Example cost:  Big Cat Feeding (2) people x $250= $500     (3) people x $250= $750



Additional Information

Can we play with the tigers?   NO.

What do we do if its raining?  You still come up because they still have to eat! Or you may reschedule.

Can we take pictures?  YES.

Will we be able to touch any animals?  Some, but just depends on their mood and yours.

Can we pay when we get there?  NO.  Payment must be made in advance to reserve the date.

Can we bring meat to feed the animals?  YES you can but it is not required. You can bring fresh raw meat like steaks or whole roasts. No ground beef. No pork. 

How long does the encounter take? Approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours

Does this include the admission to see the rest of the animals? Yes and a feed bucket.