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Africa Tram, Dino Bus and Zoofari Closed July 24-28

The Africa tram route between Junction Plaza and Akiba Market will be closed for maintenance July 24-28. Africa animal habitats will be open and are best seen by walking. The North America tram route and the parking lot shuttles between Africa and North America will operate as normal. The Dino Bus and Zoofari will be closed, and the FUN PASS will not be sold during this time. Carousel and Dragonfly Paddle Boats will be open.

An African Wildlife Adventure

April - October

Zoofari tours run three times daily, Thursday-Sunday only
$20 per person (under 2 free on adult guardian’s lap) 

Get aboard a specially outfitted, open-air vehicle for an exclusive tour of the 40-acre Watani Grassland exhibit!  An experienced zoo educator will introduce you to the nine exhibited species—nearly 100 animals! Discover rhinoceroses, gazelles, greater kudus, ostriches and many exotic antelope. Guests may even get a special view of the elephants!

Tickets are ONLY sold in Junction Plaza, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Seating is first-come, first-served, so plan to arrive early at Junction Plaza to  purchase your tickets and ensure your seats. The tours last 45 minutes to one hour.  
Zoofari is weather dependent.  Zoofari tickets are in addition to Zoo admission.

10:00 a.m. Tour -
Ticket sales end at 9:30 a.m.
Ticketed guests must board the Zoofari shuttle bus in Junction Plaza by 9:45 am.

11:00 a.m. Tour - 
Ticket sales end at 10:30 a.m.
Ticketed guests must board the Zoofari shuttle bus in Junction Plaza by 10:45 am.

 12:00 noon Tour - 
Ticket sales end at 11:30 a.m.
Ticketed guests must board the Zoofari shuttle bus in Junction Plaza by 11:45 am.


Safari Safety

The ride is bumpy, may cross uneven terrain and may need to stop suddenly for an animal’s safety. Guests should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this attraction. Expectant mothers should not take this tour. Children participating on this attraction must be supervised at all times. Minors age 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.  

At this time, Zoofari is not wheelchair accessible. Due to the nature of the experience, guests with service animals should check with a Zoofari operator at the attraction for boarding information.


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Dragonfly Paddle Boats

Face Painting and Caricatures

NEW Dino Bus

Zoofari

DINO ISLAND 4-D

Carousel

Acacia Station Giraffe Deck

Air Hike Ropes Course

FUN PASS

Hiking Trails

Pokemon GO at NC Zoo

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Dragonfly Paddle Boats

Face Painting and Caricatures

NEW Dino Bus

Zoofari

DINO ISLAND 4-D

Carousel

Acacia Station Giraffe Deck

Air Hike Ropes Course

FUN PASS

Hiking Trails

Pokemon GO at NC Zoo

<Zoofari>


Dragonfly Paddle Boats

Face Painting and Caricatures

NEW Dino Bus

Zoofari

DINO ISLAND 4-D

Carousel

Acacia Station Giraffe Deck

Air Hike Ropes Course

FUN PASS

Hiking Trails

Pokemon GO at NC Zoo