Animal Packages

We have a wide variety of options to choose from to match any budget and event size! Click on the images below for package details. Once you have an idea of which package you want and have a date in mind, give us a call as soon as possible – parties are often booked months ahead of time!

Important Information, Disclaimers and Requirements

  • More information about format and client requirements can be found here: Schools, Kid’s Programs, Birthday Parties, and Events 
  • By booking Hands on Exotics you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the requirements, conditions, and risks found here including payment terms and cancellation policy: Important Disclaimers
  • The price of all our packages is subject to HST and any applicable travel charge. Please contact our office to find out if your location is subject to a travel charge.

 

Join us on safari and meet a variety of exotic creatures from around the globe! The 8-10 animal-lineup focuses on our smaller exotic animals and is a good starting point to add-on featured animals to create a custom package.

 

Pricing Includes
Safari Adventure: $225 + HST

Payment Terms

1 Handler, 1 Hour, 8- 10 Animals

1-2 birds, 3-4 mammals, 3-4 reptiles and invertebrates (subject to availability)

See our list of possible animal requests here 

NOTE: Animal requests are not guaranteed. Although our handlers do their best to bring as many requests as they can, there are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.

 

Recommended Add-ons:

  

See other available add-on animals here

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This package is for those that love our friends of the scaly variety! Jurassic Adventure features a large boa constrictor, 5-6 other reptiles on weekdays or 3-4 other reptiles on weekends (lizards, tortoises, and snakes), 1 bird, and 1-3 mammals. 

Pricing Includes
Jurassic Adventure: $275 + HST

Payment Terms

1 Handler, 1 Hour, 8- 10 Animals

A large boa constrictor, 5-6 other reptiles (weekdays) or 3-4 other reptiles (weekends), 1 bird, and 1-3 mammals.

See our list of possible animal requests here

NOTE: animal requests are not guaranteed. Although our handlers do their best to bring as many requests as they can, there are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.

Recommended Add-ons:

See other available add-on animals here

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This package is for lovers of all things cute and fuzzy!! Furry Friends features 3-4 different breeds of rabbits (including English angora, mini lop, checkered giant, dwarf, or lionhead), 1-2 hedgehogs, 1-2 other furries, 1-2 birds, and 1-2 reptiles.

Pricing Includes
Furry Friends: $245 + HST

Payment Terms

1 Handler, 1 Hour, 8-10 Animals

3-4 different breeds of rabbits (including English angora, mini lop, checkered giant, dwarf, or lionhead), 1-2 hedgehogs, 1-2 other furries, 1-2 birds, and 1-2 reptiles or invertebrates (subject to availability)

See our list of possible animal requests here

NOTE: animal requests are not guaranteed. Although our handlers do their best to bring as many requests as they can, there are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.

Recommended Add-ons:

 

 

 

 

 

See other available add-on animals here

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Get silly with us and come face to face with a real live LION (imposter)!! Kids will learn about wild cats and how to train animals using positive, force free training.

Lion Tamer features 1 Savannah or Bengal cat, fun circus themed props, 1 “lion maned” rabbit, 2-4 other furries, 1-2 birds, and 2-4 reptiles or invertebrates.

Pricing Includes
Lion Tamer: $295 + HST

Payment Terms

1 Handler, 1 Hour, 8-10 Animals

1 Savannah or Bengal cat, fun circus themed props, 1 “lion maned” rabbit, 2-4 other furries, 1-2 birds, and 2-4 reptiles or invertebrates (subject to availability)

See our list of possible animal requests here

NOTE: animal requests are not guaranteed. Although our handlers do their best to bring as many requests as they can, there are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.

Recommended Add-ons:

 

 

 

 

See other available add-on animals here

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Explore the animals of Africa in this fun filled program! This package features Maggie the Silvery Cheeked Hornbill, an African Spurred tortoise, 1-2 African pygmy hedgehogs, 2-3 mammals, 2-3 reptiles and invertebrates.

Pricing Includes
Explore Africa: $275 + HST

Payment Terms

1 Handler, 1 Hour, 8-10 Animals

Hornbill, African Spurred tortoise, 1-2 hedgehogs, 2-3 mammals, 2-3 reptiles and invertebrates. (subject to availability)

See our list of possible animal requests here

NOTE: animal requests are not guaranteed. Although our handlers do their best to bring as many requests as they can, there are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.


Recommended Add-ons:

See other available add-on animals here

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Explore the animals of our continent with this fun-filled package featuring two of our most popular animals- a skunk and a macaw! This package has 8-10 animals including a skunk, macaw and a wide variety of birds, furries, and reptiles.

Pricing Includes
New World Voyage: $275 + HST

Payment Terms

1 Handler, 1 Hour, 8-10 Animals

Skunk, Macaw, 3-4 mammals, 3-4 reptiles hand invertebrates (subject to availability)

See our list of possible animal requests here

NOTE: Animal requests are not guaranteed. Although our handlers do their best to bring as many requests as they can, there are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.

Recommended Add-ons:

 

 

See other available add-on animals here

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Explore wildlife from around the world with our After School Programs that are designed to reinforce concepts learned in the Ontario Science Curriculum, spark an attitude of care and respect for all living things, all while having fun and creating unforgettable memories!

For more information check out our brochure that includes a sample 8 week schedule:  After School Program

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 Animal Requests

Possible Animal Requests
Please note that most packages come with 1-2 birds, 3-4 furries, and 2-3 reptiles / invertebrates. You can make as many requests as you like, however requests are not guaranteed. There are many factors that determine what animals are able to attend your event, including: handler training, animal’s mood, animal’s preference for specific handlers, availability, health, scheduled time-off from shows, and requests from other events that day.

Possible Bird Requests:

Blue and Gold Macaw, Military Macaw, Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, Umbrella Cockatoo, Amazon Parrot, Senegal Parrot, Red Lory, Imperial Pied Pigeon

Possible Furry Requests:

Rabbit, Hedgehog, Chinchilla, Ferret, Guinea Pig, Rat, Sugar Glider

Possible Reptile Requests:

Blue-Tongued Skink, Plated Lizard, Blue Iguana, Bearded Dragon, Asian Water Dragon, Red-Footed Tortoise, Red-Tailed Boa, Kingsnake, Milk Snake, Ball Python

Possible Creepy Crawlie Requests:

Cave Spider, Land Snail, Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, Vinegaroon, Halloween Crabs

Package Add-ons

Add-On Animals
Please contact us to see if any of the animal ambassadors below are available to come to your event!

[All Add-On Animals are Subject to Availability and Handler Training]

Additional Time
1 Handler Packages: $35 + HST per Additional 30 Minutes / $70 + HST per Additional 60 Minutes
2 Handler Packages: $50 + HST per Additional 30 Minutes / $100 + HST per Additional 60 Minutes
Additional Handler(s)
1 Handler Packages: $100 + HST to Add On a 2nd Handler (Recommended for larger groups to get more hands-on animal interaction)
If you are having a very large party and feel you need more than two handlers, please give us a call and we would be happy to discuss your options!
Extras
Microphone and Speaker System: $50 + HST (Recommended for larger groups and larger/noisy venues)
Travel Surcharges: Travel Surcharges are based on kilometers. Please give us a call and we will happily provide you with the Travel Surcharge for your event location!

Important Information, Disclaimers and Requirements:

Payment Terms and Cancellation Policy:

  • For private events (birthday parties, weddings, etc.), a 25% non-refundable deposit is due within 48 hours of receiving the invoice and the final balance is due 7 days before the booking date.
  • Cancellations made with at least 72 hours notice of the booking date/time are able to re-book their event for a later date (subject to availability, within 1 year of original booking). Full cancellations may be refunded minus the deposit.
  • Cancellations made with 24 hours notice of the booking date/time may have the amount refunded/credited to a new booking minus a 25% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours notice of the booking date/time are not entitled to a refund and client is responsible for the full amount. We do not offer a rain out policy.

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