Safari Train

  • Times: 2:30pm to 10:00pm.
  • $4
Carousel
  • Times: 4:00pm to 10:00pm.

  • $3

Kanga’ Klimb

kanga klimb course

Kanga Klimb is closed for the season.

  • Members: $18 | Non Members: $21
ScooterPals

  • Times: Closed today
  • Pricing: $5 to start + $0.35 cents/minute.
Dornette Kanga’ Klimb – Closed for the Season

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.

More about Kanga' Klimb

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.

In addition to the above guidelines….No loose fitting costumes, accessories, or props may be worn on the course. This includes but is not limited to wigs, hats, capes, chains, robes, ect. No costumes that restrict movement or prevent the harnesses from properly fitting. Loose onesies, bulky costumes, or inflatables, are not allowed.

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

Kanga’ Klimb Waiver

Kanga' Klimb FAQ

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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.

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

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: $18, Non Members: $21

How long does the course take?

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

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
ScooterPals

ScooterPals offer a unique and fun way to get around the Zoo. Stop by the Welcome Center, located near the front entrance of the Zoo, to reserve your favorite ScooterPal.

Serving up joy and entertainment for virtually all ages, the plush scooters can accommodate up to two riders and are available as timed rentals, which means renters can ride their ScooterPals for as little or as long as they want – whether it’s for a quick thrill or a full day of fun. The rental process is quick and easy: Visitors simply scan the QR code (no app download needed), complete the form and they’re ready to rent and roll.

More about ScooterPals

Pricing

  • Pricing:  $5 to start + $0.35 cents/minute.
  • Sample pricing:
    • 10 min – $8.50
    • 30 min – $15.50
    • 60 min – $26

Rules and Regulations

  1. First come, first serve – not reservable.
  2. Must be 18 years or older to rent.
  3. Must be taller than 36” to ride.
  4. Two riders are allowed when following rider guidelines of one adult (18 or older) and one child over 36 inches in height.
  5. Combined rider weight not to exceed 450 lbs
  6. Any persons operating ECV rentals shall thoroughly review all provided safety instructions.
  7. ScooterPals must stick to the designated route
  8. Equipment shall be returned to the rental location at the Welcome Center.
  9. A $5 initial fee to start the ride and then $.35 per minute until ride is ended at returned location.
  10. A $30 temporary credit pre-authorization will be placed with the reservation. The temporary hold is the amount we authorized to ensure there are funds to complete your purchase

FAQs

Who Can Ride?

  1. A Scooter Pal can hold up to 450lbs
  2. Multiple riders are allowed as long as they are safely seated.
    1. It is recommended if a parent and child are riding together, the shorter child sit in front of the parent.
  3. The operator (Driver) must be 18 or older.
  4. To ride you must be 36inches tall.
  5. Scooter Pals are NOT a substitute for a mobility device!

What are they and how to rent

  1. Scooter Pals are a fun pay by the minute ride.
  2. They can only pay with card through the app (scanning the QR code at Welcome Center)- we do not accept cash
  3. Rental times are stopped and started at the Welcome Center. They must return them to the Welcome Center to end the rental.
  4. They are a $5 start rate and charge $0.35/ minute
    1. 1 hour would be $26
    2. 2 hours would be $47
    3. 3 hours would be $68
  5. The mechanics:
    1. To move forward pull the lever on the right-hand side, to move backward pull the lever on the lefthand side.
    2. To stop release the lever.
    3. There is a key on the right side of the animal’s face. To turn it on, twist the key forward, to turn off, turn the key towards you.
    4. There is a seat sensor. If one is stalling, have guests readjust and stay fully seated.
    5. There are horns on each of them as well.

Where to ride ScooterPals

  1. ScooterPals are only permitted on the main Zoo loop

 

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