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.      
 

May 24 - September 1, 2014

When: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weather permitting)

Location: Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm

Cost: $5.50, tax included
 

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.

May 17 - September 1, 2014

When: Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 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.
 

May 17 - September 1, 2014

When: Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the last ride at 5:30 p.m.

Location: The Savannah Express Train Station is located next to the Massai Market Café.

Cost: $2 per person, tax included

   

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.

May 17 - September 1, 2014

When: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm

Cost: Varies based on items purchased

 

Mining Sluice

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

May 17 - September 1, 2014

When: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm

Cost: Varies based on items purchased

 

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.