Gills & Thrills

Gills & Thrills

Get ready for a jaw-some experience! Pull on some waders and join our Zoological Care Specialists, white-spotted bamboo sharks, and nurse sharks in the Stingray Bay pool! Learn what it takes to care for the sharks and rays while side by side with our Zoological Care Specialist for a shark training session.

Program Details


  • Program for 1 hour 
    • 15-30 minutes in the pool
  • Maximum Capacity: 2 guests (Guests must be at least 8 years of age or older) 
  • Zoo admission


  • Members:  
    • Adult: $50 
    • Children (Ages 8+): $50 
  • Non-Members: 
    • Adults (Ages 12+): $69.95 
    • Children (Ages 8-11): $63.95 
    • Fresno County Adults (Ages 12+): $66.95 
    • Fresno County Children (Ages 8-11): $60.95 

*Tickets are only required for the 2 guests entering the pool. Participants must wear Zoo-issued waders.  

**Due to the nature of the program, our Gills & Thrills adventure is not ADA accessible. If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please email 

***Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. All requests for rescheduling or cancellations must be received in writing by email to at least 72 hours in advance. All sales are final and programs are non-transferable.