Ride Details

BB&T Express Train Rides

All aboard! Take a ride on an all-time Zoo favorite! Our BB&T Express 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:

Storks 4D Experience (experience it at the :00 and :30 of every hour)

Storks are no longer in the baby-delivery service… until their factory receives a letter from a young
boy who desperately wants a baby brother. Junior, the head delivery stork, and the orphaned human
Tulip set out to fulfill his request by delivering the adorable bundle of trouble. The mission is threatened
when they are tested by a massive pack of wolves and an old foe of the spunky and energetic
Tulip. Presented in captivating 3D with special effects, Storks 4D Experience® delivers the action,
laughs and love with a wild and revealing journey that could make more than one family whole and
restore the storks’ true mission in the world.
STORKS and all related characters and elements © & TM Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s18)

Runtime: approx 13 minutes

Tiny Giants 4D (experience it on the :15 and :45 of every hour)

The world’s smallest hero embarks on an epic adventure in Tiny Giants 4D Experience®!

The Enchanted Forest is the mysterious and wild home of a chipmunk whose small size is trumped by his enormous heart.

This courageous creature taps into his ingenious superpowers to navigate the dangers of changing seasons, food struggles and true forest giants like wolves and moose. The immersive power of specialty 3D cameras and incredible special effects will transport you into this magical world beneath our feet.

Runtime: approx 12 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 Zoo Adventure Ticket! Buy tickets here!