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Keepers of the Wild Nature Park: Tickets

Take a journey through the wild as you explore this picturesque animal sanctuary outside Las Vegas. Home to everything from majestic Bengal tigers to cheeky raccoons, the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park is a fun way to meet native and exotic creatures at close range.

Read on to discover how to buy Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets and what you’ll see during your visit.

How much do Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets cost?

The Keepers of the Wild Nature Park entrance fee varies according to visitor age and their chosen experience. There are two types of admission - general entry, and safari tours.

General Admission

  • Adult: $20
  • Senior (aged 65+ years): $15
  • Child (aged 3-12 years): $12
  • Infant (2 years and under): Free

General admission includes entry into the park and access to the self-guided walking trails that pass by the animal enclosures.

Guided Safari Tours

  • Adult: $30
  • Senior (aged 65+ years): $25
  • Child (aged 3-12 years): $22
  • Infant (2 years and under): Free

The Keepers of the Wild Nature Park rate for guided tours includes the price of general admission, as well as a ride through the canyon on a safari-style vehicle. You will have an expert guide throughout the visit to answer questions and give you insights into the lives of the animals here.

Who is eligible for discounts?

There is a discount on the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets price for first responders, as well as members of the military and police. These reduced tickets cost $15 for standard entry and $25 for the guided safari tours.

Senior citizens aged 65 years or over will receive $5 off the adult rate for all tickets.

What are the best Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tours?

You can easily explore the reserve independently using the walking trails. However, if you prefer to save your legs and would like expert insights from a specialist keeper, then taking a guided safari tour is a great option.

Guided Safari Tours

For an even more intimate animal encounter, book onto a Keepers of the Wild Nature Park guided tour. You’ll get to see the inhabitants up close, on a fun safari-style drive through the sanctuary. Discover the stories of some of the residents and learn how they came to be living here at the park.

For the ultimate spine-tingling experience, reserve a place on the 3.30 PM safari tour and see the big cats being fed just a few feet away. You’ll be glad that you are on the other side of the enclosure fence!

These Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tours are led by one of the expert in-house guides, and last one hour and 15 minutes. Excursions take place three times a day.

Should you book Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets in advance?

We strongly recommend that you purchase your Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets well ahead of your visit, so you don’t risk missing out on your chosen date. It’s a popular place!

If you want to book a guided safari tour, then reserving places in advance is a must. You’ll need to pick a time slot, and numbers are limited.

What will you see inside the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park?

There are 140 animals currently calling the park home, all of which have been rescued or donated. They’ll live out the rest of their lives here, being cared for by the staff.

The reserve is hidden in a remote canyon to emulate the habitats of the residents, making your visit feel really wild!

The Experiences

Your Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ticket includes viewing access to all the sanctuary animals. Visitors with standard entry can explore at their own pace on a self-guided walking tour using winding natural paths lined with native foliage. Meanwhile, anyone on a guided tour will enjoy a safari ride through the canyon with onboard commentary.

The Animals

You’ll see over 50 different species of animals here from all corners of the world during your Keepers of the Wild Nature Park visit. Stars of the indigenous Southwestern wildlife scene include bobcats, coyotes, and cougars. From further afield there are African lions, Arctic wolves, and Bengal tigers.

Say hello to Hoover the Bactrian camel and meet Bam Bam the grizzly bear as you wander around the park. Nathan the pigtailed macaque is always curious to meet visitors too and isn’t averse to a bit of posing for the camera.

Where is the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park located?

You will find the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park about two hours and 15 minutes southeast of Las Vegas, so it makes a great day trip from the city. Just follow the US-93 south to Kingman before picking up the Historic Route 66 to the sanctuary. Onsite parking is included in your Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets.

When is the best time to visit the Keepers of the Wild Nature Park?

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park entry is from Wednesday to Monday, between 9 AM and 5 PM. Note that the attraction is closed on Tuesday.

Guided safari tours take place at 10 AM, 1 PM, and 3.30 PM daily. Opt for the latter if you want to see the big cats being fed.

To avoid the crowds, aim to visit first thing in the morning or later during the afternoon.

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Travel tips

  • Try and book your Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets as far ahead as possible. This is one of the most popular family attractions in Las Vegas and places fill up fast.
  • Don’t forget that the park is closed on Tuesdays, as well as on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • Take plenty of water to keep hydrated as you’ll be outside for most of the visit and there isn’t much shade. Sunscreen is a good idea too, especially during summer.
  • Remember to take ID if you are eligible for one of the discounted Keepers of the Wild Nature Park tickets.