Getting Around the Zoo

Food location hours & animal appearances vary by season. Ask us when you arrive for details on how to make the most of your visit!

Zoo Map

NEW!! When you’re at the Zoo, find your destination with our interactive mobile app!  Learn more here.


The main Zoo lot is located at 3427 Vine Street. 

Visitors may enter the Zoo using the Pavilion Entry Building from the Main Parking Lot, equipped with stairs & elevators to get to bridge level.

Zoo Rides & Attractions

Rides are an included benefit of Platinum and Gold Members. Standard members and non-members may purchase tickets at each respective attraction.


Times: 9:30am – 5pm


Train Sponsor:


Times: Open 10:30am-3pm


Kanga’ Klimb

9:30am-5pm daily (ticket sales end at 4 p.m.)

Members: $18 | Non Members: $21

Giraffe Feedings

9:30am-11:30am & 12:30pm-2:30 daily

$4 per food order. Weather and animal dependent.

Sponsored by:

Animal Experiences

These are included with Zoo admission

Cheetah Encounter

April 1 – October 31

See cheetahs do what they do best – run!

cheetah running

Sponsored by: 

Kroger Logo

Barnyard Bonanza

April 1-September 30

A fast-paced, fun, family-friendly interaction in our Children’s Zoo.

barnyard bonanza

Presented by: 

Bird Experience

May 28-September 18

Watch amazing birds mimic, fly and soar above you – More information

Sponsored by: 


Gift Shops & Food Locations Open Today

Gift Shops

Historic Vine Village Main Gift Shop*: 10am-5pm

Mai Tai’s Market Gift Shop: 10am-5pm

*For a wider variety of retail items, please shop our online store.


New mobile food ordering allows touchless transactions with food pickup at Base Camp Cafe. From Food Trucks featuring chicken strips, tacos, and burgers to snack stations and Hops, overlooking Roo Valley, the Zoo has something for everyone!

See what is open today!

Historic Vine Street Village
Hops: 9am 5pm
Vine Dippin’ Dots: Closed Closed
Africa & Train Station
Base Camp Cafe: 9am 5pm
Savannah Soft Serve: Closed Closed
Tuskers: Closed Closed
Twisted Tracks: Closed Closed
Train Dots: Closed Closed
Jungle Trails & African Veldt
LaRosa’s: Closed Closed
LaRosa’s Dots: Closed Closed
Canopy Canteen: Closed Closed
The Grove
Cup & Cone @ Mai Thai’s Market: 9am 5pm
Outpost Cafe @ Mai Thai’s Market: 10am 5pm
The Coop: Closed Closed
Wild Burger: Closed Closed
Taco Caja Closed Closed
Sweet Retreat: Closed Closed