Ride Details

Safari Train Rides

All aboard! Take a ride on an all-time Zoo favorite! Our Safari Train Ride is FUN for the whole family, taking visitors on a journey around the inner loop of the Zoo with the ability to see habitats from a unique vantage-point that other visitors can’t see outside of the train ride. The ride concludes with a relaxing ride on our very own Swan Lake! This is an experience you won’t want to miss!

Conservation Carousel Rides

Cheetahs, zebras, lions, and more! Our Conservation Carousel is stocked with some of the coolest animals around! Whether it’s riding on a giraffe or a critically endangered Sumatran rhino – this is FUN you can’t pass up!

4-D Experiences NOW SHOWING:

SMALLFOOT 4D Experience

(Experience it on the hour and :40 of every hour)

An extraordinary adventure for all ages, SMALLFOOT 4D Experience turns myth upside down when a bright young yeti named Migo finds something he thought didn’t exist –a human. With the help of a secret society of yeti youths, Migo sets out on a spirited quest to convince his community that the legend of “smallfoot” is actually true. Stunning 3D and special effects illuminate the humor and excitement on this discovery of friendship, courage and acceptance.

Runtime: approx 13 minutes 

SMALLFOOT and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19)

The Congo 4D: Life in the Rainforest

(Experience it on the :20 of every hour)

In the brooding jungles of the Congo, it is a battle for space and survival as danger lurks in every shadow. From honey-wielding chimpanzees to ninja-like tree frogs, The Congo 4D: Life in the Rainforest explores the mesmerizing creatures that inhabit this amazingly diverse continent. Experience the intense storms and close, competitive quarters of the very heart of Africa’s tropical rainforests. Sensational 3D and special effects enhance the drama of these environmental hurdles and illuminate the beauty of this undiscovered landscape.

Runtime: approx 14 minutes

The BBC and BBC Earth are trademarks of the British  Broadcasting Corporation and are used under license.  BBC logo © BBC 1996

4-D Special F-X Theater FAQ

What is a 4-D Special F-X Theater?

Our 4-D Special FX Theater features short feature films with state-of-the-art High Definition 3-D and multisensory effects, such as wind, water, scents, special lighting, and more! Our 4-D Experiences make you feel like you are part of the film

I'm visiting the Zoo with small children. Are they too young for this experience?

Our 4-D Theater is FUN for the whole family! While we do not suggest bringing infants into this experience, generally kids and adults of any age will love it!

Do the seats move?

Our seats, though equipped with lots of different effects, do not move.

I'm not going to be at the Zoo all day. Will I have time to visit the 4-D Theater?

Absolutely! Each experience lasts approximately 13 minutes. Our 4-D Theater is a great chance to take a seat and get out of the heat, rain, cold, or whatever else mother nature throws our way!

I'm a member- do I get special pricing?

Of course! All members receive a special discount that makes each 4-D Theater experience only $2!

Do we have to be on time for our experience or can we go to a different one?

Due to the popularity of our 4-D Theater, we ask that all visitors attend the showtime they are scheduled for on their ticket. Should a need arise to attend another experience, please see a ticketing agent at a Rides or Admissions location as soon as possible so that they can attempt to accommodate your need. Please note: there are no refunds for missed experiences.

Rides & 4D Theater Are Included with the Adventure Ticket! Buy tickets here!
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