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.
Camel rides operate daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm. Camel rides are $5 per person.
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. The Carrousel is located in the center of the Zoo, near the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm.
The carrousel is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Rides on the Sanford Carrousel are $2 per person.
Tour Africa on the Zoo’s train, the Savannah Express! Enjoy a behind-the-scenes guided tour from our train conductor.
The Savannah Express Train Ride runs daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Rides on the Savannah Express are $2 per person.
The Farm Store is now open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pan for gems or fossils at the mining sluice in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm.
The mining sluice is now open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Get up-close to Koi Fish! This dock allows kids to feed and pet these giant fish!
Relax and refresh while the kids play on the indoor soft playground in the Delbridge Museum of Natural History.
This area lets kids see themselves in projected movies as they dance with the animals.