Private Tours

** While we do offer Private Tours year round, please keep in mind that the weather will affect what animals are on display. If the temperature is below 55 degrees, we will be unable to open the small barn for viewing.  Your entire tour will take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly.



$300 (for 1-15 people, an additional $10 per person over that. This includes anyone age 3 and older, 2 and under are free)


$100 deposit due at time of booking



Depending on the size of your group, your tour will be between 1 1/2 - 2 hours.



  • Safari Tram Ride: 30 minute ride through three pasture habitats to see up close camels, zebras, emus, guanacos and much more. Some animals you will be able to touch, others are for viewing only. Your personal tour guide will teach you all about the animals.

  • TWO of the following presentations:

    • Lemur Landing: Learn all about Ringtail Lemurs while watching the funny antics.

    • Marsupial Habitat & Joey Junction: Watch Kangaroos & Wallabies hanging out and hopping around.

    • Black Bear Habitat: Watch and learn about our 2 rescue Black Bears "Bailey" & "Barnaby". The brother and sister pair are a sight to see!

    • Bin​turong:  We have two who are better known as Bearcat!  

    • Capybara:  Lolito and Shakira our two of the world's largest rodents!!

    • Striped Skunk:  No worries - our little guy has been descented.  Come learn his story and why he has to be homed here at the ranch.  

    • Reptiles: Learn about our boa constrictors, and our Argentine Tegu. 

While children of all ages are welcome at Sharkarosa, please be aware that tour activities are geared towards school aged children K through adults.

Additionally, while strollers are welcome, portions of the tour will require you leave them at a general area. Breast Feeding and diaper changing stations are not available at this time.

Private Tour times fill quickly!


1. Can we bring a lunch and eat during our private tour?

Lunches are not permitted during private tours. The rental of the pavillion is restricted to field trips, private parties/events and open to public Days.  The Bears Den Restaurant is open Thursday and Friday nights at 5:00 p.m.  It's a nice way to finish off a tour with dinner and the Bear show at 6:30.


2. We see that you have a kids barrel train ride. Is that available during private tours?

Use of the train is restricted to field trips, events and open to public days.


3. Do you have restrooms?

Yes, we do provide very clean Porta Potties and a full hand-washing station.


4. What happens if someone in our party or one of their children has an issue with the guidlines set forth by the ranch staff at the beginning of our tour?

We want your tour to be an incredible adventure! Guests that are unable to cooperate with the guidlines set forth by the ranch staff at the beginning of your tour will kindly be asked to leave if necessary. All our guidlines are for the safety of our animals, guests and staff. Plese review the Ranch Rules and Guidelines on our VIsitor page.

*Prices subject to change without notification

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