Our rates depend on the size of the group, the number of shows and display tables you would like, the duration of your event and the distance the presenters and our animal employees need to travel.  A travel charge is calculated for each event, please see the notes at the bottom for details.  HST is applied to the total amount.

Rates for Small Groups

These rates apply for events with up to 20 participants, such as birthday parties, and small public or private events. Only shows are available at the small group rates.

If your event has more than 20 participants or if you are interested in displays, please see our rates for large groups.

One ShowHalf DayFull Day

Rates for Large Groups

These rates apply to malls, trade shows and exhibitions, resorts, parks and conservation areas, and large public or private events with more than 20 participants.

Shows OnlyDisplays for a Half Day (4 hours or less)Displays for a Full Day (over 4 hours to 10 hours)

Audience size of 100 or lessAudience size of more than 1001 Table2 or 3 Tables 2 or 3 Tables4 to 6 Tables7 to 10 Tables
Display OnlyN/A$500.00$600.00$800.00$1000.00$1400.00
1 Show$400.00$500.00$600.00$700.00$900.00$1100.00$1500.00
2 Shows$500.00$600.00$700.00$800.00$1000.00$1200.00$1600.00
3 Shows$650.00$800.00N/AN/A$1100.00$1300.00$1700.00
4 Shows$750.00$900.00N/AN/A$1200.00$1400.00$1800.00


  1. Travel costs are are calculated at a rate of $30 per hour, round trip, from Guelph. Longer distances may require that accommodations be provided.
  2. Tables and/or staging and sound systems are supplied by the facility. If this is not possible please inquire, for an additional fee SciSnakes can supply tables and a small sound system.
  3. Custom programs and displays are available; we will fit your needs!
  4. Please contact us to discuss program and pricing options. Limited discounts may be available to qualifying groups.
  5. We offer multiple-day discounts.