Wildlife Park 
1000 South Hawkins Lane
Goddard,  Kansas 67052
(316) 794-8954

 Sep 3 - Nov 10, 2019 
Daily 10:00AM - 4PM 
Closed Nov 11, 2019 - early March 2020

Adults: $19.99     3-11: $14.99
60-89: $15.99     Younger and older are free
Additional fees for animal interactions

Tanganyika Wildlife Park - Goddard, Kansas
Tanganyika Wildlife Park Map
Tanganyika Wildlife Park zoo
Tanganyika Wildlife Park in June 2011

Tanganyika Wildlife Park near Goddard, Kansas opened to the public in June of 2008. Prior to that, the Tanganyika Wildlife Park was a private zoo. Tanganyika is a non-profit breeding facility for rare and endangered species. Species represented in the park include giraffes, tigers, clouded lepords, black rhinoceros, and zebras.

Tanganyika Wildlife Park distinguishes itself from other Kansas zoos by emphasizing interaction between visitors and the animals, There are many opportunities to feed or pet wildlife as diverse as lemurs, camels, birds and snakes. Many of those encounters, such as feeding the giraffes, have additional fees. The general admission listed above includes one encounter. Four additional encounters and photo are availalr for $10, or nine addional encounters and a photo are $20.

There are also special backstage passes for experiences like swiming with the penguins ($150-190 including general admission), encounter with a sloth ($50), pr penguin encounters ($35)

Petting a goat at Tanganyika
Tanganyika introduing babies to visitors

Corn Snake at Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata guttata), also known as the Red Rat Snake

feeding a Ringed tail lemur at Tanganyika zoo
feeding a Ringed tail lemur (Lemur catta)

Dromedary camel at Tanganyika Zoo
Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) rides are available for an additional charge
on Saturdays and Sundays

Swainson's Blue Mountain Lory (parrot)
Petting and feeding a Swainson's Blue Mountain Lory Trichoglossus haematodus moluccanus

Tanganyika Wildlife Park is a non-profit breeding facility for rare and endangered species. Tanganyika Wildlife Park is the largest breeder of snow leopards in the world.

giraffe at Tanganyika Wildlife Park

child feeding a girrafe at Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Feeding a giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) at the old Tanganyika private zoo. This has recently become common at zoos,
but Tanganyika was the first zoo where I encountered it.

snow leopard cub at the Tanganyika zoo
One of two snow leopards (Uncia uncia) born in July 2007 at the Tanganyika Wildlife Park.

black-footed penguins at Tanganyika WIldlife Park
Tanganyika continues to add new exhibits such as this one with African penguins (Spheniscus demersus), 
also known as black-footed penguins

Tanganyika Wildlife Park Map
Tanganyika Wildlife Park Map

Tanganyika Wildlife Park website
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