Family Animal Encounter
at the Oglebay Good Zoo

Wheeling, WV

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Based on Encounter for up to 4
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Wheeling, WV

Perfect for families, this incredible animal encounter will get you up close to three amazing and curious critters!  

  • Join a friendly zookeeper for this interactive animal encounter at the Oglebay Good Zoo
  • Meet three different animals that may include owls, skunks, armadillos, snakes, and more
  • Discover fascinating facts about each animal and learn how the team cares for them
  • Fuel your family’s curiosity with this 45-minute animal encounter! 
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Daily - 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Essential Information
  • All participants must sign a liability release waiver
  • Participants must be at least 2 years old
  • Young guests must be accompanied by an adult
  • Closed toe shoes are required 
This experience lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience is available for up to 10 participants.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is not weather dependent.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing, long pants, and closed toe shoes. We recommend wearing clothing that you do not mind getting dirty.
Can I take pictures?

Yes, you are welcome to take photos during the encounter. 

Is this animal encounter humane?

Yes! In fact, they’re a form of animal enrichment which is a vital part of animal welfare, as it stimulates an animal’s senses and curiosity. The Oglebay Good Zoo is also accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and animal welfare is the zoo's top priority. 

What animals will I meet?

You'll meet 3 different animals that may include snakes, toads, hawks, owls, skunks, rabbits, guinea pigs or armadillos. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.


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