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THE COOLEST TOUR IN TOWN TAKES PLACE AT THE LIVING DESERT

Behind the Scenes Tours and Summer Memberships Available Now
PALM DESERT/INDIAN WELLS, CA • May 16, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erin Scott
Sr. Marketing and Public Relations Manager
760-346-5694 x.2610
escott@livingdesert.org

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is giving guests a special opportunity to experience new adventures with their Summer Chill Tour Package featuring behind-the-scenes tours. In addition, summer memberships are on sale now.

The Living Desert is offering a special on its one-of-a-kind behind-the-scenes tours with its Summer Chill Tour Package. Guests will be able to book a private behind-the-scenes tour of camel, jaguar, cheetah, giraffe or leopard and as a bonus, receive a special behind-the-scenes tour of warthog, badger or peccary. A 3-hour guided shuttle tour of The Living Desert is also included. The Summer Chill Tour Package is $150 dollars per person – a savings of 50% off the retail rate. Bookings are available June 1 through September 30 (certain booking restrictions apply).

Summer Memberships, valid June 1 through September 30, give guests four months of free admission for $25/individuals, $40/dual, $75/family, which includes two adults and four children.

Summer membership benefits include:
• FREE daytime admission for the months of June, July, August & September
• Access to purchase guest passes at a discounted rate
• 7a.m. Member ONLY early park entry
• 10% discount at the Gift Shop, Garden Shop, Café and Grill
• Discounts on programs and classes

Visit other zoos, aquariums, and gardens at a free or reduced admission. For a full list of Zoos and

Aquariums who participate in the AZA Reciprocity Program visit www.livingdesert.org. • Summer members can apply their summer membership cost towards the cost of a yearly membership.

To book your Summer Chill Tour Package, contact Group Sales at 760-346-9810 or GroupSales@LivingDesert.org. To purchase a summer membership and for more information about The Living Desert visit www.livingdesert.org or call (760) 346-5694.

From June 1 to September 30, The Living Desert will be open 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. daily with the last admission at 1 p.m. In accordance with the summer hours, The Living Desert’s nature preserve hiking trails and carousel will be closed and reopen in the fall.

About The Living Desert

The Living Desert is an AZA-accredited zoo and gardens that is dedicated to desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. It is a family-friendly place to explore nature and create meaningful experiences for guests that are remembered for a lifetime. For more information: (760) 346-5694 or visit www.LivingDesert.org.