Other Things to Zoo

Maximize your Zoo visit with hands-on, interactive activities that the whole family can enjoy! Pay as you go, or purchase the Unlimited Rides and Attractions Wristband at any ticket booth for just $20 per person**. For year-round savings on rides and attractions, consider our Explorer memberships.

**Admission, Sky-High Safari and zip line are not included with purchase of wristband.** Attraction dates and times may vary and are subject to early closing due to weather. Current schedules may be confirmed at any ticket booth.

Feed the Giraffes at Giraffe Overlook

Time: 10:00am–1:30pm (or until giraffes have eaten their daily allotment.)
Cost: $2/scoop

Interactive Animal Exhibit

Feed the Lorikeets at Koala Knockabout

Time: 9:00am–4:30pm
Cost: $2/cup of nectar

Mingle with Some Roos in the Kangaroo Walkabout

Time: 10:00am–3:00pm
Cost: free with admission

Take a Spin on the Endangered Species Carousel

Time: 9:00am–4:45pm
Cost: $2/ride

Favorite Ride/Attraction

Ride the Ponies at Riverbanks Farm

Time: 10:00am–3:00pm
Cost: $5/ride

Climb Aboard the Spots & Stripes Railroad

Info: Children's train ride.
Time: 10:00am–4:45pm
Cost: $2/ride

Conquer the Sky-High Safari

Info: A 4-story vertical ropes challenge.
Time: 10:00am–4:00pm

Restrictions: min. 48” tall w/out parental supervision; max. 300 lbs.; Appropriate shoes required to climb; no flip-flops or open-heeled shoes.

Guests must sign a waiver in order to participate. (PDF)

Cost: $7/climb general public; $5 Individual & Family-level members; and $3 Explorer, Patron & Gold-level members
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Zip the Zoo and ZOOm the River!

Info: Riverbanks’ zip line canopy tour includes seven zip lines ranging in length from 200 to 1,000 feet, a rickety bridge and two cargo net climbs. You will soar to new heights as you Zip the Zoo and then ZOOm the River.

STARTING OCTOBER 15 — Experience the thrill of zipping through the trees at night with our NEW Moonlight Zips!

Time: Zip tours are scheduled weekly. Dates and times may vary. Check for availability. Tours take from 2 to 3 hours depending on tour, group size and needs of the group. Approximately 30 minutes of the experience involves instruction and suiting up.

Cost: Zipline Canopy Tour (includes River and Zoo Zip) — $80 general public, $60 members; River Zip — $55 general public, $40 members; NEW Moonlight Zip — $65 general public, $50 members. Prices include general admission. Reservations are required.

For zip line gift certificates, please call 803.602.0003.

Restrictions: min. 70 lbs.; max. 250 lbs.; Zip line participants will be outfitted in a full body harness with shoulder straps, waist belt, and leg loops. Please wear comfortable pants or shorts; short shorts are not recommended. Footwear should consist of closed-toed shoes like sneakers or hiking boots (no flip-flops, crocs or Vibram FiveFinger shoes). Long hair should be tied back and glasses should have a strap to keep them secured. Note: Guests must sign a waiver in order to participate.

Cancellations: If there is a chance of rain, Riverbanks will still operate tours. Tours may be cancelled in the event of thunder, lightning, torrential rain, or severe wind. If Riverbanks decides to cancel a tour, you will have the opportunity to reschedule your tour.
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