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This unique Reptile Experience allows you to get up close and personal with our African Spurred & Aldabra Tortoises. You'll interact with these gentle giants, as they eat right from your hand. After feeding the tortoises, you'll get a guided tour of our center. You’ll also have the chance to meet other reptiles and amphibians that call Riverside Reptiles home.

  • Duration - 45 minutes

  • Age restrictions – must be at least 4 years old to participate

  • Any child ages 4-11 must be accompanied by paying adult while feeding the tortoises.

  • Anyone participating or joining the feeding is required to purchase a reservation

  • Cost - $75/person members $100/person non-members

We typically book weekdays at 10 a.m. or weekends at 10 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.
Times are available on a first come, first serve basis and payment is expected in full prior to your feeding. We will contact you within 48-72 hours of your purchase to let you know about our availability. We do not hold dates prior to payment.

*Participants will be required to sign a liability waiver and a Letter of Agreement before scheduled experience. RREC staff reserves the right to end the experience if the participant does not adhere to the rules, endangers themselves or others, or displays inappropriate behavior.

Email our team with any questions

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