Capybara Encounter


Don't Worry - Be Capy!

** Disclaimer - Tapir are temperature sensitive, Tucker as of 9/24/22 will not participate in the original form of this encounter and has retired to his winter exhibit.
Our capybara are ready and waiting though!

Join our keepers behind the scenes for an interactive, educational and hands on experience!

Start with meeting our adult capybaras, to offer them a treat and some scratches from our South American waterways bridge, while learning about this critter crew! The world's largest rodents have many amazing facts to learn about!

Baby capybara play time? That is the plan!  Snuggle and love on our little ones, as long as they are willing! They love a belly rub and treats!  This will be done in a private encounter area, away from general admission guests.

Bring your camera to capture some amazing memories!

When purchasing, you are buying a (1) person slot in the group of (6) participants.

This is not a private encounter. 

Once your order is purchased, you will receive a confirmation email from our online store team. Please bring this printed receipt/confirmation with you to present to our admissions team the day of your encounter.

- Includes your admission into the park the day of your encounter!

- Participants must be at least 3 years of age to participate.

- Participants under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult, supervising adult counts as a participant and requires purchase.

- Encounter will last approx. 30 minutes

– Waivers to be read & signed upon arrival to the park. Minors require consenting guardian to sign on their behalf.

** Please note that there are no refunds or rescheduling of encounters for any reason **

** They are transferable with notification to the park **

Hosted at Animal Adventure Park: 85 Martin Hill Rd, Harpursville NY 13787