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Adventure at Every Turn

Make your Philadelphia Zoo visit memorable! From scavenger hunts and carousel rides to animal experiences and more, we offer a number of attractions for visitors of all ages. Check below for details on what's currently open.

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Wild Explorer Virtual Reality

Explore the ocean's depths, soar above the plains of Africa, and trek deep into the forestā€”all from the comfort of Philadelphia Zoo! Wild Explorer Virtual Reality is a 360Ā° visual experience with a motion seat, an immersive VR headset, and audio. Explore the wonders of wildlife like never before in this brand-new attraction, available now!

Guests must be at least 35" tall and fit the headset for this experience. Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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Nature Blazers

Experience the Zoo like never before with our Nature Blazer scavenger hunt! Navigate our exhibits with a smart compass, completing challenges and answering trivia questions at each stop through an interactive mobile app powered by TRAKID.

$10 per wristband. Save when you bundle: Pay $15 for two wristbands or $18 for three wristbands. Purchase in advance below and pickup at the kiosk inside of the main gate. Available every operating day.

Members save on this attraction! Visit the Become a Member page for more details.

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SEPTAĀ® PZ Express Train

Take a ride on our NEW SEPTAĀ® PZ Express Train, perfect for the little ones!

$5 per guest. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the kiosk inside the main gate.at the kiosk inside the main gate or at the train. Open 9:30 am to 3 pm every operating day, weather dependent.

Members save on this attraction! Visit the Become a Member page for more details.

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Amazon Rainforest Carousel

Take a whimsical ride on your favorite zoo animal!

$5 per guest. Tickets can be purchased online on the day of your visit. Open 9:30 am to 3 pm every operating day, weather dependent.

Members save on this attraction! Visit the Become a Member page for more details.

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Wings of the World

Walk through and observe a variety of colorful birds at this free-flight exhibit! Enjoy an up-close experience with some of the most beautiful birds on the planet.

Hand-feeding options are available for $4 per guest. Tickets can be purchased in advance online. Open 10 am to 4 pm every operating day through mid-November, weather dependent.

Members save on this attraction! Visit the Become a Member page for more details.

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Giraffe Experience

Get up close and personal with the tallest animals on the planet! Feed our giraffe trio in this one-of-a-kind experience.

$6 per guest. Tickets can be purchased on-site the day of your visit. Open every operating day, weather dependent.

Members save on this attraction! Visit the Become a Member page for more details.

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Lemur Island

Step inside and share a space with our family of ring-tailed and mongoose lemurs! This brand-new walkthrough experience takes you inside their exhibit located outside of PECO Primate Reserveā€”no fences, moats, or barriers of any kind.

Free experience for all visitors. Open every operating day, weather dependent.

Zoo Attractions Pass

Enhance your Zoo visit with our NEW attractions pass!

Enjoy our carousel, Nature Blazers scavenger hunt, and PZ Express train for just $15. Discount applies when all attractions are added to cart.

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