Attractions

Camel Rides

Looking for a one-of-a-kind experience?  Ride a camel at the Zoo! Camel rides in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm are available throughout the summer. You can even remember your ride with a photo in a commemorative frame.      

August 31 - September 7, 2015

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Camel Rides are in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm.

Cost: $6.50 per person.

Sanford Carrousel

The custom-designed carrousel consists of six horses, three zebras, an elephant, white rhino, gorilla, dolphin, deer, rooster, cheetah, and two panda bears. The Carrousel also has a handicap-accessible bench seat.

August 31 - September 7, 2015

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Sanford Carrousel is located in the center of the Zoo, near the penguin exhibit.

Cost: $2 per person, tax included

 

Savannah Express Train Ride

Tour Africa on the Zoo’s train, the Savannah Express! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes guided tour from our train conductor.

           

August 31 - September 7, 2015

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Savannah Express Train Ride is located in the center of the Zoo, near the Maasai Market Café.

Cost: $2 per person, tax included

   

The Farm Store in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm

Need a bucket of feed?  Want proof that you rode a camel? Purchase everything from a souvenir photo of your camel ride to mining supplies at the Farm Store.

August 31 - September 7, 2015

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: The Farm Store is located in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm.

Cost: Varies

 

Mining Sluice

Pan for gems or fossils at the mining sluice in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm.

Mining Sluice is closed for the season.

 

Koi Dock

Get up-close to Koi Fish! This dock allows kids to feed and pet these giant fish!
 

Soft Play Area

Relax and refresh while the kids play on the indoor soft playground in the Delbridge Museum of Natural History.  
 

ZooVie Theatre

This area lets kids see themselves in projected movies as they dance with the animals.