Take a journey around the world
Go eye-to-eye with wildlife and discover the greatest collection of record-setting big game animals ever assembled. Completely immersive Wildlife Galleries transport you to the wildest places on Earth by engaging all of your senses. Entertaining and educational, this world-class experience emphasizes the critical role hunters and anglers play in conserving the great outdoors.
Discover an ocean in the heart of America
Dive into the excitement of the world’s oceans, lakes, and streams with 1.5 million gallons of saltwater and freshwater aquariums teeming with more than 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds. Touch a stingray. Go underwater with the biggest river monsters on the planet. Be surrounded by piranhas. The 350,000-square-foot aquarium’s Great Oceans Hall features boats used by Ernest Hemingway and Zane Grey and is home to a 300,000-gallon “open ocean” habitat of saltwater marine life.
2019 Group Rates and Requirements:
A group discount requires 10 or more paying guests. Discounts will apply as shown below. Plus, you will receive one (1) free/comp ticket for every 20 paying guests.
Wildlife Galleries & Aquarium Bundle - 10% discount (15% discount during Off-Peak). Tour lasts approximately 3 hours. Call for Peak and Off-Peak dates.
Aquarium Only – 5% discount (10% discount during Off-Peak). Tour lasts approximately 2 hours. Call for Peak and Off-Peak dates.
Deposit – An advance deposit of 50% is required at least 10 days prior to scheduled reservation date.
Final Count – Due 48 hours prior to arrival.
Cancellation – Events cannot be cancelled but can be rescheduled with a 48-hour advance notice. Once final payment has been made, NO refunds or exchanges can occur.
Wonders of Wildlife Hours of Operation – Every day 10 am - 5 pm (8 pm during peak-seasons). At closing guests will be asked to end their journey, so please book accordingly. Scooters rent for $20. Strollers rent for $7. Wheel chairs are complimentary.
Click here to fill out a Group Request Form on-line and secure your reservation FAST!
For information about school groups, click here or call 417-225-1162.
All pricing and policies are subject to change without notice.
Dining and Snack Bar Options
Fish Tales Café - A quick grab and go food service offering Starbucks® coffee, soups, sandwiches, salads, pizza, a kid’s menu and gluten free options. Food vouchers available.
Shipwreck Snack Bar – Snacks and refreshments including popcorn, slushies and bakery items. Snack vouchers available.
*Ask about our buffet options.
Whether you’re looking for something to commemorate your visit or a gift for a loved one, our gift shop offers a unique array of items that appeal to all ages.