Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary


A Trip to Tiger Territory

Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary is a great place to visit and offers a variety of tours for you and your family to meet and learn about the big cats that call the sanctuary home. Whether you're stopping by for a general tour or spending the afternoon enjoying a private VIP experience, you are sure to leave with a lasting memory. 


DSC_0657 copyGeneral Tours

Enjoy a 45 minute guided walking tour of Crown Ridge Tiger Sanctuary. Learn where the animals were rescued from, their personalities and how you can help these amazing big cats as well as their wild relatives. After the tour, head down to our Education Center and Gift Shop where you can view and even touch tiger artifacts such as teeth, claws, and a tiger pelt, just to name a few. Visitors receive a complimentary tasting of Fizzy Izzy Root Beer named after our very own, Izzy tiger. All of the pathways are paved and accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

Admission: $10 per person, ages 3 and under are FREE. Groups of 10 or more receive a 10% discount. No reservations required.

April - November | Thursday – Sunday | 11am, 1pm & 3pm

December - MarchSaturday & Sunday | 11am, 1pm & 3pm

*Winter weekday tours by reservation only


Izzy EyesEarly Bird Tour

If you are looking for a little more action, the Early Bird tour is the one for you. Be the first visitors into the sanctuary for the day and see the animals let out into their yard for the first time that morning. You will see them exploring their enclosure, interacting with enrichment items or possibly eating a hidden morning snack. The observation deck is great for snapping photos of the animals and getting a bird's eye view of the sanctuary. We finish the tour by viewing artifacts, pictures, and other items in our Education Center and gift shop. This tour lasts 1 hour so you can enjoy extra viewing time with the animals. Make your reservation today by calling 573-883-9909.

Admission: $25 per person, ages 3 and under are FREE. Groups of 10 or more receive a 10% discount.

48 Hour Reservation and Deposit Required

Year Round | 10 am ONLY 



DSC_0426Feeding Tour

Have you ever wondered how much big cats eat or if they have a favorite food? Our 1.5 hour long Feeding Tour will answer all of your big cat diet questions! On this tour you will be able to feed some of the tigers (or lion) using a special feeding stick we created for this particular tour as well as get a bird's eye view with great opportunities for photos from our observation deck. This tour is one you will never forget, so make your reservation today by calling 573-883-9909. 

Note:  Not all of the cats will be fed on the tour.  Our animals are wild animals and although every effort will be taken to make sure participants have the opportunity to feed, there may be times that the cats choose not to participate.  Our feeding tours are solely for educational purposes. There are strict precautionary measures taken to ensure the safety of both the animal and touring participant(s).  Touring participant(s) will not be permitted at any time to handle food items and will be required to remain 3 feet behind secured tiger enclosures as mandated by USDA.

Admission: $50 per person, ONLY ages 13 and above may participate. 

48 Hour Reservation and Deposit Required

                                                April - November | offered one Saturday per month | 10 am ONLY    Click Here for the dates.


DSC_0606VIP Tour

Are you looking for a tour that has it all? Then the exclusive, behind the scenes VIP Tour is the one for you! This 2 hour long tour combines elements from the other tours we offer for a once in a lifetime experience. The VIP tour includes a guided walking tour with a keeper telling you about each animal's history, watching a behind the scenes video of our daily tasks to learn how we care for our big cats, making your very own enrichment item to give to the animals, participating in feeding one of the cats at the keeper's discretion and ending the tour with a bird's eye view of the sanctuary from the observation deck. VIP guests will each receive a complimentary bottle of Fizzy Izzy Rootbeer and a 4x6 photo of their choice. Make your reservation today by calling 573-883-9909.

Admission: $75 per person, ONLY ages 13 and above may participate in feeding. Groups of 10 or more receive a 10% discount.

48 Hour Reservation and Deposit Required

                                                Year Round | 11:30 - 1:30 or 1:30 - 3:30 ONLY


Teachers and Scout Leaders! We offer Education Tours for school groups, scouts and any other programs looking for a fun and educational outing.


Inclement Weather Policy

  • During inclement weather (rain, snow, etc), tours will continue as normal, animals may not be as visible or may have access to their indoor area.
  • We do NOT do tours if there is lightning or if there is a chance of a tornado.


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelling less than 24 hours before the scheduled time, a $25 cancellation fee is charged to card on file. 
  • "No call/no show" for the scheduled tour, the cost of one ticket for the selected tour will be charged to the card on file (Early Bird $25, Feeding $50, VIP $75).