Zoo

Chehaw’s Zoo is home to 238 specimens representing 87 different species. Enjoy natural, outdoor exhibits including Cheetahs, Black Rhinoceros’, Meerkats, Black Bears, Alligators, and many more, while you stroll through our scenic boardwalks and cypress swamp. Participate in animal feedings and keeper talks every weekend. Chehaw’s African Veldt Ride is free with admission, and will take you through our largest exhibit where seven different species roam in natural herds. Chehaw’s Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). To be accredited, zoos must undergo a thorough investigation to ensure that they have met, and will to continue to meet, ever-rising standards. These standards encompass animal care, veterinary programs, conservation, education, and safety. AZA requires zoos and aquariums to successfully complete this rigorous accreditation process every five years.

Chehaw is a proud partner of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch® program to guide consumers and businesses towards ocean-friendly seafood.The vision of Seafood Watch is to help sustain wild, diverse and healthy ocean ecosystems that will exist long into the future. They do this by encouraging consumers and businesses to purchase seafood that is fished or farmed in ways that don’t harm the environment. For more information visit Seafood Watch.

Donating to Conservations

If you are interested in making a donation directly to the Conservation programs that Chehaw supports please contact us at 229.430.3966.