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    All other seasonal attractions are closed at this time.

Weekly Schedule

Temporarily Closed


$25 per person (under 2 free but must ride on adult guardian's lap)

Zoofari, An African Wildlife Adventure

Located in Junction Plaza

Weather Dependent


Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 40-acre Watani Grasslands!  An experienced zoo educator will introduce you to nine species—nearly 100 animals! Discover rhinoceroses, gazelles, greater kudus, ostriches and many exotic antelope. Guests may even get a special view of the elephants!

Zoofari tickets can only be purchased in Junction Plaza (Thursday – Sunday) on the day of your Zoo visit.  Ticket sales for the Zoofari adventures start at 9 a.m. and sell out quickly.   We suggest planning to purchase Zoofari tickets by arriving at Junction Plaza early for the best availability of tour times.   All guests participating in the Zoofari adventure must be present when purchasing tickets and be assured a seat on the tour.  We are sorry, we cannot hold or reserve seats. The tours can last 45 minutes. Zoofari tickets are in addition to Zoo admission

10:00 a.m. Tour - Ticket sales end at 9:30 a.m.
Ticketed guests must board the Zoofari shuttle bus in Junction Plaza by 9:45 a.m.

11:00 a.m. Tour - Ticket sales end at 10:30 a.m.
Ticketed guests must board the Zoofari shuttle bus in Junction Plaza by 10:45 a.m.

12:00 noon Tour - Ticket sales end at 11:30 a.m.
Ticketed guests must board the Zoofari shuttle bus in Junction Plaza by 11:45 a.m. 


Zoofari is available as an add-on experience with an advanced group ticket purchase.

Zoofari Safety

The ride may be bumpy, as the vehicle crosses uneven terrain and may need to stop suddenly. Guests should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, claustrophobia or other conditions that could be aggravated by this wildlife adventure. Children participating must be supervised at all times. Minors age 12 years and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.  

At this time, Zoofari is not wheelchair accessible. Due to the nature of the experience, service animals are not permitted on this attraction.

Zoofari Assumption of Risk Agreement


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