Night Moves

Night Moves

Join Turtle Back Zoo for a unique look at the zoo and its nocturnal animal collection!  Night Moves gives you a guided evening tour of zoo exhibits where you will learn about different animal senses and adaptations.

To Register for a Night Moves Tour:  Register Here.  Search for “Night Moves” at “Turtle Back Zoo.

Please arrive at the Zoo’s Main Gate at least 10 minutes before your selected tour time.  You may park in the zoo garage (free parking) or the zoo flat lot in front of the main entrance; meet at the ticket plaza.  Tours leave approximately every 10 minutes and last approximately 1 hour.  The departure of your ticketed tour time may vary slightly.  This program is all ages, under 2 should reserve a free ticket.

You are seeing the zoo at night.  To help with your safety, we encourage you to bring your own flashlight and wear appropriate outdoor gear for your walking comfort.  No flash photography is permitted.

New for Fall 2022:  Spooky Night Moves!

Don your spooky attire for this evening, Halloween-inspired, guided trip through the zoo! No full costumes please (the animals think they’re too spooky), but capes, makeup, and other Halloween accessories are ok.  This tour includes a special animal meet and greet at the Amazing Asia exhibit to learn about our Clouded Leopards and Red Pandas in addition to stopping elsewhere in the zo.

Fall is here, and with that its getting darker earlier! To help with your safety, we suggest bringing your own flashlight and wearing appropriate footwear for an evening walk.  No flash photography permitted, tours leave every 15 minutes and last approximately 1 hour.

Spooky Night Moves Dates:  Saturday, 10/15; Saturday, 10/22; Saturday 10/29

To Register for a Night Moves Tour:  Register Here.  Search for “Night Moves” at “Turtle Back Zoo”.

Refund Policy:  Cancellations may be made up to 7 days prior to the originally scheduled tour date and time; no refunds will be offered less than 7 days prior to the originally scheduled tour date and time.

 Weather Policy:  In the case of extreme weather, tour cancellations will be called by 12pm noon on the day of your tour.  Full refunds will be given if you are unable to transfer to another date.

Questions or Cancellations:  please contact tbzdocents@parks.essexcountynj.org

To Register for a Night Moves Tour:  Register Here.  Search for “Night Moves” at “Turtle Back Zoo”.

  • Date May 14, 2022
  • Tags Conservation, Education, Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, Family Event, Nature

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