Play Areas

Bring the kids to play!
  • Discovery Playground
    Location: Discovery Outpost
  • Koala Klimber
    Location: Australian Outback

    Ever wanted to hang out in the trees with koalas? Well, here’s your opportunity—with our koala replicas, that is. Choose a seat and settle in koala style, and have your photo taken to share with family and friends!

  • Polar Play Area
    Location: Northern Frontier

    Get the scoop on polar bears from supersized illustrated storybooks, compare your height to our life-size polar bear statues, check the refrigerators to see how much humans eat compared to polar bears, crawl into a polar bear den and pop your head up through ice holes, and climb into the seat of a real research helicopter.

  • Elephant Play Yard
    Location: Elephant Odyssey

    Across from the condors is an open-air and hands-on play and exploration area for kids and kids at heart. Kids can work off some energy with a maze of elephant satellite tracking collars, a play fossil dig, and puzzles to solve.

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