Safari Train:
  • $4
  • 9:30am-5pm daily
Conservation Carousel:
  • $3
  • 9:30am-3pm Daily
Kanga’ Klimb:
  • Members: $16
  • Non Members: $19
  • 9:30am-5pm daily (ticket sales end at 4 p.m.)

Dornette Kanga’ Klimb

Take your Zoo visit to new heights!

Kanga Klimb will close October 31st and reopen in April 2022

Please note: This is a challenging Aerial Adventure Course. (Not a Rockwall, not a zipline, but a physically demanding course.) Participants must be in good health and good physical condition to participate.

Elevate your Cincinnati Zoo experience! The Cincinnati Zoo’s aerial Adventure Course Kanga’ Klimb is a must for fun and adventure! This elevated course features a series of activities designed to safely test your balance and climbing skills plus increase self-reliance.

After putting on a harness and a helmet, you and your friends will head across the bridge to the central hub platform. From there, 4 other platforms beckon you to complete 58 elements. A skilled guide will encourage you along and give tips for navigating the system. Obstacles include swinging logs, plank walk, tight rope, Burma bridge, spider web, post hop and balance beam to name a few.

After you purchase tickets at the course, please fill out this waiver:

Kanga’ Klimb Waiver


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FAQs

Should I participate in this activity?

Water is strongly encouraged and mandatory water breaks may occur on hot days.

This is a challenging Aerial Adventure Course. (Not a Rockwall, not a zipline, but a physically demanding course.) Participants must be in good health and good physical condition to participate. Expectant mothers should not participate in this activity. If your health is at risk for any reason, including aggravating a preexisting condition of any kind, please do not participate. Participants must safely fit in full body harness; confidential weigh-in may be required (maximum weight is 250 lbs.). The minimum weight for the Quick Flight jump is 44 lbs.

What kind of clothing should be worn?

No loose fitting clothing, skirts or dresses, No open toed or open healed shoes, no sandals of any type, no loose fitting type slip on shoes, no boots or shoes with heels. Crocs are not allowed. Acceptable shoes should be of an athletic type sneaker or hiking shoe.

How do I get Kanga' Klimb tickets?

Purchase your tickets at the Kanga’ Klimb entrance. Cash, credit, debit and Zoo Bucks accepted.

Is there a Member discount?

Yes, Members: $16, Non Members: $19

How long does the course take?

Expect to spend around 30 to 60 minutes on the course.

How tall do you have to be to participate?

Participants must be 60” tall to participate alone

If the participant is 48″ and taller, they must be accompanied on the course at all times by someone who is at least 60″ tall. There must be a 1:1 accompaniment. (It cannot be 1 person 60 inches tall with 2 children.)

If you’re under 48″ tall, you cannot participate at all.

How old do you have to be to participate?

Minimum age is 4 years old

Can I take pictures during the course?

Participants must empty pockets. No loose objects such as cell phones or cameras are allowed. There will be cell phones lockers for phones but not strollers/bags/etc. Please secure your eye-wear. We are not responsible for lost or misplaced personal items.

Non-participants may be allowed to take photos from the viewing platform.

Is the course accessible?

Parts of Kanga’ Klimb are ADA friendly. Please contact the Visitor Experience Team at (513) 475-6198 or email at [email protected] for more information.


More Info and Safety Rules

  • Purchase your tickets at the Kanga’ Klimb entrance. Cash, credit, debit and Zoo Bucks accepted.
  • Expect to spend around 30 to 60 minutes on the course.
  • Ticket sales end at 4 p.m.
  • Kanga’ Klimb is weather-dependent.

To ensure the fun and safety of everyone participating, please review the following requirements:

  • A signed release form is required prior to participating on the course.
  • Participant must be 60” tall to participate alone or 48″ tall and accompanied on the course at all times by someone who is at least 60″ tall
  • Minimum age is 4 years old
  • Participant must safely fit in full body harness; confidential weigh-in may be required.
  • Participant maximum weight is 250 lbs.
  • The minimum weight for the Quick Flight jump is 44 lbs.
  • Dresses and skirts are not allowed due to elevated course and full-body harness.
  • No flip-flops, open toe or open heel shoes are allowed. Ensure shoelaces are tied and shoes are secure.
  • Participant must empty your pockets.
  • No loose objects such as cell phones or cameras are allowed. There will be cell phones lockers for phones but not strollers/bags/etc.
  • Please secure your eye-wear. We are not responsible for lost or misplaced personal items.
  • No gum, food or drinks are allowed on Kanga’ Klimb
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