Discovery Playground near the Children's Zoo
Attractions

Play Areas

ELEPHANT PLAY YARD

Across from the condors at Harry and Grace Steele Elephant Odyssey 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.

Located at Elephant Odyssey

 

KOALA KLIMBER

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!

Located at Australian Outback

 

POLAR PLAY AREA

Get the scoop on polar bears from supersized illustrated storybooks, compare your height to our life-size polar bear statues, and then crawl into a polar bear den and pop your head up through ice holes.

Located in Northern Frontier

 

Giant panda Bai Yun and cub.
Wildlife Conservancy

ADOPT A GIANT PANDA

A pair of giraffes against a Kenyan landscape.
CITIZEN SCIENCE

GIRAFFE SPOTTERS WANTED

HELP RESEARCHERS SAVE WILDLIFE
Greater one-horned rhino calf resting its head on its mother's while they wade in a pool of water.
ZOONOOZ

GREAT(ER) NEWS

TWO NEW RHINO CALVES AT THE PARK
Ring-tailed lemur, African penguin, and leopard illustrated in front of a laser light show.
EXPLORE SIX NEW HABITATS

AFRICA ROCKS

Hotel with pool
Creature Comforts

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