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.

Cost: $6.50 per person, per ride

Open Daily: Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday from 11:30 to 5:00 p.m. 

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.

Cost: $2 per person, per ride

Open Daily: Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday from 11:30 to 5:30 p.m. 

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.

Cost: $2 per person, per ride

Open Daily: Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday from 11:30 to 5:30 p.m.
                    The last ride begins at 5 p.m. 

The Farm Store in the Hy-Vee Face-to-Face Farm

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.

Open Daily: Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday from 11:30 to 5:30 p.m. 

Mining Sluice

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

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.