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.      

    Camel Rides are closed for the season.

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.

Sanford Carrousel is closed for the season.


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.

Savannah Express Train Ride is closed for the season.


Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm Store

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.

Farm Store is closed for the season.


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.