The Global Wildlife Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, strives to ensure the conservation of threatened and endangered species through the education of future generations. Our work cannot continue without the generous financial support of our members. Membership with unlimited free tours are only $75 per person, so join today! The best part about becoming a member are the Members Only Events we host yearly.
Membership is all named Adults or Children. You create your own level of Membership Package. Parents, Grandparents, couples, and friends. Children under 2 are free. (Must be named and provide photo at the time)
1 Year Membership Card with photo – Unlimited Safari tours!
10% Discount on all Safari Gift Shop items
Global Wildlife Foundation's E-mail Newsletter
Global Wildlife Foundation member decal
1 FREE pass - Louisiana Children's Discovery Center
Tickets are sold on a first come, first serve basis and are not sold in advance, online or over the phone. Plan to arrive earlier than the check in times listed below to purchase tickets.
Some tours may not be covered. Please prepare with sunscreen, hats, etc.
Mon, April 24th: 9:30,11,12:30,2
Tues, April 25th: 11:30,12:30,2
Wed, April 26th: 11:30w/Limited Seating, 12:30, 1, 2
Thurs, April 27th: 9,9:30,11:30,12:30,2
Friday, April 28th: 9, 9:30,11:30,1,2
Sat, April 29th: 9, 10, 11, 12, 1, 2
Sun, April 30th: Due to weather a decrease in tour times are available. 10,12,2 Please check weather before making the drive. Tours will not run if lightening is within a 10 mile radius of GWC property.
Hours of Operation
Open year round, 7 days a week. Always call (985) 796-3585 first for safari check–in times and availability. Tour times are updated every Friday. Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.
Types of Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover & American Express
*Exciting news! Our new wagon set is out and running to accommodate everyone with less wait time. This set currently has one of the wagons tops that have not been installed yet. Be prepared with sunscreen, hats, etc. if this happens to be the wagon set you tour on.
* It is recommended to allow yourself at least two hours from the check in time listed above to the return time of the tour.
* On busy days tours may sell out hours before check-in. Please prepare for a wait during holidays and pretty weekends.
* Reservations can be made in advance for private pinz tours or groups of 25 people or more.
The Global Wildlife Center IS THE largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve of its kind in the country located in Folsom, Louisiana. GWC is home to over 4,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world.