Enjoy the Zoo with your family, friends, or fellow employees in a spectacular outdoor setting! Our four open-air picnic shelters at the Whiting Safari Camp can accommodate groups ranging from 75 to several thousand people. Conveniently located near the carousel, this relaxing space is ideal for your next family or corporate gathering in the spring, summer and fall months. Taste, the Cincinnati Zoo’s exclusive caterer, offers affordable and delicious meal options to accompany your perfect picnic spot. Take a look at the picnic menu! Standard shelter reservation times: 11:30am – 1:30pm or 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Package options coming soon! Contact Group Sales at (513) 487-3481 or click here.