Due to exhibit maintenance, the giraffe encounter is temporarily closed.
Giraffe Encounter is normally open from 1:30pm – 2pm.
Have you been dreaming of getting nose-to-nose with a Zoo Boise giraffe? Here is your chance to feed Jabari and Tafari at the Giraffe Encounter!
At the Giraffe Encounter, you’ll receive lettuce leaves for only $5 and 100% of the proceeds from the Perkins Coie Giraffe Encounter go to the Zoo Boise Conservation Fund. Payment is only accepted at the encounter station. Cash and check only.
Face coverings are optional when visiting Zoo Boise, except when participating in animal encounters or visiting indoor buildings that are currently open.
The Giraffe Encounter is generously sponsored by Perkins Coie.