Travel with the Zoo

Pack your bags and discover the natural world with the L.A. Zoo!  Explore and learn about the Zoo’s involvement in global wildlife and habitat conservation efforts, while accompanied by knowledgeable local guides and naturalists.

Each trip spotlights the florae and faunae as well as the history and culture of the region. Travelers explore and learn about the L.A. Zoo’s involvement in wildlife and habitat conservation efforts and get exclusive access to knowledgeable local guides and naturalists. All tour groups are escorted by an expert representative of the L.A. Zoo, who is there to offer insight, experience, and assistance.

For more information, please contact Melissa Grossenbacher at  [email protected].

Botswana

A 13-DAY CLASSIC WILDLIFE SAFARI

OCTOBER 20 TO 31, 2022

Trip extensions before the Botswana safari to Cape Town and after the safari to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe are available for an additional fee. Registration deadline is July 17, 2022.

Hosted by L.A. Zoo CEO and Director Denise M. Verret and Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association President Tom Jacobson, this trip will focus on wildlife conservation through the lenses of local guides, conversation experts, and Zoo leaders. Travelers will experience superb wildlife, fascinating culture, exceptional cuisine, and distinct accommodations in one of the world’s most intriguing destinations.

For more information, please contact Melissa Grossenbacher at [email protected]. Please note that Denise Verret and Tom Jacobson will accompany the group with a minimum of 15 travelers on the main trip and 15 travelers on both the pre- and post-extensions.

Virtual Travel Night

On April 28, 2022, the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association’s International Travel Program hosted a special virtual presentation where guests were able to learn exciting details about the upcoming Botswana and Namibia trip, scheduled to depart in late October 2022, and hear from the trip’s leaders, L.A. Zoo CEO and Director Denise M. Verret and GLAZA President Tom Jacobson.  A recording of that presentation is below for anyone who was unable to attend.

For more information, please contact Melissa Grossenbacher at [email protected] or 323-522-4883.