The Zoo is OPEN today!
Enter 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.)
*Planning Note: In order to prepare for Boo at the Zoo, our hours will be 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (stay until 4 pm.) on the following dates: Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 5-8, 12-15, 19-22, 26-29
|Weekend Duty Officer – 9/24/2023||Maloney|
|Late Animal Manager||Cunningham|
|Veterinarian On-Call 9/23 – 9/28||Gyimesi|
|Computer On-Call||Abel (502) 295-5052 ←|
|Hiserote (402) 750-1557|
|Weekend Duty Officer – 9/30/2023||Allgeier|
Groups and Special Events
|BTS Tour||Pinniped Pad, KY Trails||9:45 a.m.||11:15 a.m.|
|Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana||Gorilla Forest||9:00 a.m.||11:00 a.m.|
|Kids Dentistree World Gorilla Day Toothbrush Giveaway||Gorilla Forest||All Day||While Supply Lasts|
|10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.|
|“not-so itsy bitsy” Spider House||(weather permitting)|
|Camel Rides||10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Camel Feedings||1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
|Giraffe Feedings||11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
(Feeding dependent on giraffe interest, habitat maintenance and weather)
|Carousel||Open daily through Oct. 31.|
10:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
|Kaman’s Art||Currently open Friday – Sunday until September 30.|
Open Thursday – Sunday during Boo at the Zoo.
|Lorikeet Feeding||10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
(Lorikeets are viewable when the temperature is 50 to 100 degrees, weather permitting)
|Ropes Course||Currently open Saturday and Sunday only.|
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
|Splash Park||Closed for the season.|
|Wallaroo Walkabout||1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
These schedules are updated before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m. each morning and are subject to change without notice. Animal viewing is subject to regular Zoo maintenance and the cooperation of weather and animals.
|African Outpost||Africa Zone||OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)*|
|Kentucky Canteen||Main Plaza||OPEN (9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)*|
|Snack Shack||Africa Zone||OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)*|
|Bomassa Soft Serve||Africa Zone||OPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.)*|
|Dippin’ Dots||Gorilla||OPEN (10:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.)*|
|Kooka Coolers||Australia Zone||OPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)*|
|Wild Burger||Australia Zone|
Open Saturdays and Sundays only.
|OPEN (11:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m.)*|
|Lakeside Smokehouse||Deck by MetaZoo|
Open Saturdays and Sundays only.
|OPEN (11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.)*|
|Dippin’ Dots||Australia Zone||OPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)*|
*Times may vary based on weather, staffing, and attendance.
|Main Plaza Gift Shop||Main Plaza||OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)|
|Main Plaza Outdoor Gift Shop||Main Plaza||OPEN (11:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.)*|
|Congo Trading Post||Gorilla||CLOSED*|
- *Closing times may vary based on weather and attendance.
|Elephant||Weather permitting.||ON EXHIBIT|
|Juvenile Gorilla Kindi & Family||Gorillas are on rotation in the sanctuary and outdoor habitat spaces. Outdoor viewing is weather permitting.||ON ROTATION|
|Pygmy Hippo||Weather permitting|
(must be above 45 degrees).
|Komodo Dragon||Romulus is viewable in the outdoor enclosure at the HerpAquarium.||ON EXHIBIT|
|Aldabra Tortoise||Weather permitting.||ON EXHIBIT|
|Islands Mammals||Outdoor viewing areas are weather permitting (must be above 50 degrees).||ON ROTATION|
|Little Penguins||Weather permitting.||ON EXHIBIT|
The animal viewing schedules are updated before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m. each morning and are subject to change without notice. Animal viewing is subject to regular Zoo maintenance and the cooperation of weather and animals.