Season
April - October
Weekly Schedule
thu

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.

fri

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.

sat

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.

sun

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m.

Cost

$20 per person (under 2 free but must ride on adult guardian's lap)

Zoofari, An African Wildlife Adventure

Located in Junction Plaza

April - October; Thursday - Sunday 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Weather Dependent

 

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

Tickets are ONLY sold in Junction Plaza, starting at 9:00 a.m. Seating is first come, first served, so plan to arrive early at Junction Plaza to purchase your tickets and ensure your seats. All riders must be present at the time of sale to complete the waiver and get a seat on the tour; we are sorry we cannot hold or reserve seats. The tours can last 45 minutes to one hour. 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 Safety

The ride is bumpy, may cross uneven terrain and may need to stop suddenly for an animal’s safety. Guests should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this attraction. Expectant mothers should not take this tour. Children participating on this attraction 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.

Waivers

Waivers must be signed by all parties over the age of 18 at the Junction ticket booth, individuals under the age of 18 must have their wavier signed by a parent or guardian 18 years of age or older. All parties must be present at the time of ticket purchase to complete waivers. Sorry, we cannot reserve or hold seats.

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