Daily Attractions

Note - All Zoo rides and attractions operate weather permitting of 55 degrees or higher with wind, rain and heat considerations. No guarantee of the following schedules can be made and all attractions are subject to change without notice.

New! Splash Pass - Enjoy both daily Sea Lion Presentations and one visit to Stingray Bay for $4 per person. Tickets sold at the Global Plaza ticket booths and stroller window (and ZooFriend's office for members).

Centennial Choo Choo

(closed for the season)

Cost: $2 per person per ride. Children 2 and under are free, with paying adult.

Children's Zoo Barnyard

An interactive “touch” area with barnyard animals selected because of their gentleness with children. Each one is a rare species. The collection includes guinea hogs Fergie and Fancy; miniature donkeys Jasmine and Pinkee; 12 Nigerian dwarf goats (each named after an Oklahoma town) Gotebo, Norman, Duncan, Edmond, Bixby, Hugo, Perry, Oologah, Bowlegs, Chandler, Dewey and Jet; tunis sheep Sarabi and Tallulah; and rare rabbits and chickens.

Mid March - October Schedule: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily

November - Mid March: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., daily

Cost: Free

Children's Zoo Water Stream

(closed for the season)

Free.

Open daily throughout the spring and summer seasons. Children may get wet and need a change of clothes.

The Barnyard area will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily

Elephant Presentations

(closed for the season)

Cost: Free

All presentations are weather permitting with a temperature above 55 degrees.

March 1 - October 31: Daily presentations at 2 p.m. in the Elephant Pavilion.

Endangered Species Carousel

Mid-March - October Schedule:  Daily, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., weather permitting

November - Mid-March Schedule: Daily, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., weather permitting

Cost: $2 per person per ride. Must be 42 inches tall to ride alone.

Located by Zoo Lake and Carousel Cafe.

Explorikeet Adventure

Mid-March - October Schedule:  Daily, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., weather permitting

November - Mid-March Schedule: Daily, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., weather permitting

Cost: Free to enter; $3 to feed.

Located in the Children's Zoo.

Giraffe Feeding Platform

Mid March - October Schedule: Daily from 11 a.m. - 12 noon and 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., weather permitting

November - Mid March Schedule: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $3 per person

Horticulture Happenings

Where is the Botanical Garden, you ask?

The entire Zoo is an accredited living museum and botanical garden!

The Zoo includes more than 30,000 specimens of flowering bulbs, unusual and hard-to-find plants and more than 100 Oklahoma native species--29 of which are listed as imperiled or rare. The Zoo also is home to the largest, walk-through outdoor Butterfly Garden in Oklahoma and many designated horticultural displays and collections. Identification plaques and labels distinguish significant plants throughout Zoo grounds.

Safari Cart Rental

Enjoy a relaxing, personalized, guided, two-hour tour of the Zoo by renting a Safari Cart.

(Due to heavier crowds, Safari Carts are not available during Spring Break in March or special Zoo events.)

Safari Tram

(The Tram is not currently operating due to road construction. We will announce when it is back on schedule. Thank you!)

Mid March - October Schedule:  Daily, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., weather permitting

November - Mid March Schedule: Daily, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., weather permitting

Cost: $4 per person, all-day access; Children 2 and under are free with paying adult. Strollers are not permitted on the Tram.

The main tram station is located just beyond the Global Plaza ticket turnstiles.

Safari Voyage

Closed for the season.

Cost: One-Way Trip is $2.00 adult, $1.00 ages 3-11 and Seniors; Unlimited Rides are $4.50 adult, $3.50 ages 3-11 and Seniors.  Free for ages 2 and under.

Located on Zoo Lake.

Sea Lion Presentation

Closed for the season

Cost: $2 per person; Free for ages 2 and under.

New! Splash Pass - Enjoy both daily Sea Lion Presentations and one visit to Stingray Bay for $4 per person. Tickets sold at the Global Plaza ticket booths and stroller window (and ZooFriend's office for members).

Located in the Aquaticus building. Note: Strollers are not allowed in the Aquaticus arena area.

Stingray Bay!

(Closed for the season.)

Operations hours for Stingray Bay are subject to change without notice due to weather conditions and temperatures below 55 degrees.

Cost: $3 per person. Children two and under are free. ZooFriends' memberships do not apply.

Strollers, food and drink are not allowed in the pool area.

All guests must wash their hands at the hand-washing station before entering the pool area.

Located just beyond the Canopy Food Court on the way to the Aquaticus building.

New! Splash Pass - Enjoy both daily Sea Lion Presentations and one visit to Stingray Bay for $4 per person. Tickets sold at the Global Plaza ticket booths and stroller window (and ZooFriend's office for members).

Swan Paddleboats

(closed for the season)

Cost: $5 per boat for 30-minute ride

The Paddleboats operate weather permitting of 55 degrees and above with wind considerations.

Located on Zoo Lake

Zoo Walking Trails

Free.

Nine walking trails, ranging in distance from .32 miles to 2.87 miles, are located and marked throughout the Zoo.

Open during regular and extended Zoo hours.

Walking Trail maps are available in Guest Relations or on our full Web site at okczoo.com.

ZooZeum

Free with Zoo admission.

Visit the only museum of its kind in the country, the new Patricia and Byron J. Gambulos ZooZeum, and experience the zoological and botanical memories that guests and staff have encountered at the Zoo for more than 100 years. 

Mid March through October hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November through mid-March hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Located next to the Elephant Pavilion in the Elephant Habitat.

Weekend Keeper Connections

(Closed for the season.)

Free

Keeper Connections are short presentations by Zoo keepers about Zoo animals and stationed throughout Zoo grounds on Saturdays and Sundays only beginning in mid-March and running through the end of October each year. Weekend Keeper Connections occur weather permitting.