Skyfari Aerial Tram

Skyfari® Aerial Tram

Operating daily from 10 a.m. to close.


Take an airborne shortcut over the treetops to the other end of the Zoo, and enjoy spectacular views of the Zoo and surrounding Balboa Park.

Guests may bring folded strollers on the Skyfari Aerial Tram, as long as they do not exceed 23 inches at their widest point. Team members will assess stroller size prior to boarding at each station. We do provide stroller parking near the entrance of both Skyfari East and Skyfari West stations. We ask that guests remove personal items such as camera equipment, purses, etc. from strollers, and take valuable items with them. The Zoo is not responsible for the theft of strollers or other personal items left unattended. 

Please note: Children younger than 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Presented by Alaska Airlines®.


While we work hard to provide an exceptional guest experience, occasionally wildlife habitats, tours, restaurants, transportation, entertainment, or services change or close without notice and without liability, due to refurbishing, capacity, weather, or special events. A daily listing of changes or closures can be found at the Zoo's main entrance. Please check upon arrival.

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