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Rides and Attractions

Maximize your Zoo visit with hands-on, interactive activities that the whole family can enjoy! To participate in Zoo rides and attractions, a reloadable Explore More Card is required; cash is not accepted. Purchase your Explore More Card* at the ticket booth or one of several convenient locations throughout the Zoo. For year-round savings on rides and attractions, consider our Explorer memberships.

*$1=1 Explore More Credit (EC).*

Climb Aboard the Spots & Stripes Railroad

  • 10:00am – 4:45pm daily.
  • 2 EC* per ride.

Conquer the Sky-High Safari

  • 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.
  • 7 EC* per climb for general public; 5 EC* Individual and Family-level members; and 3 EC* Explorer, Patron, and Gold-level members.
  • Min. 48" tall w/out parental supervision; max. 300 lbs.; Appropriate shoes required to climb; no flip-flops or open-heeled shoes.

Feed the Giraffes at Giraffe Overlook

  • 10:00am – 1:30pm daily (or until giraffes have eaten their daily allotment).
  • 2 EC* per scoop of lettuce.

Feed the Lorikeets at Koala Knockabout

  • 9:00am – 4:30pm daily.
  • 2 EC* per cup of nectar.

Mingle with Some Roos in the Kangaroo Walkabout

  • 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.
  • Free with admission.

Ride the Ponies at Riverbanks Farm

  • 10:00am – 3:00pm daily.
  • 5 EC* per ride.
  • Min. 36" tall, max. 56" tall.

Scale the Wild Adventures Rock Wall

  • 10:00am – 4:30pm daily.
  • 3 EC* per climb.
  • Min. 45 lbs., max. 250 lbs. Climbers must also fit securely in a harness.

Attraction dates and times may vary and are subject to early closing due to weather. Current schedules may be confirmed at any ticket booth.