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Today at the Zoo

The Louisville Zoo is OPEN TODAY.
Regular hours: Monday – Sunday: enter 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.)

Advance online tickets are required to enter the Zoo. Active members may reserve tickets for free.  Learn more.

These schedules are posted before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m.
Planned schedules are all subject to change during the day as they are based on the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

ANIMAL VIEWING SCHEDULE

During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some areas may be closed to promote social distancing.

 

 

Elephant Mikki and Fitz On rotation at the elephant exhibit in Africa  ON EXHIBIT 
Sloth Exhibit ON EXHIBIT
Juvenile Gorilla Kindi & Family Gorillas are on rotation in the sanctuary and outdoor exhibit spaces ON ROTATION
HerpAquarium Masks required while indoors, Komodo Dragon off exhibit  OPEN
Indoor Islands Pavillion Closed during the Zoo’s initial opening phase to promote social distancing CLOSED
MetaZoo Discovery Center Closed during the Zoo’s initial opening phase to promote social distancing CLOSED

The animal exhibit schedules above are updated before the Zoo opens at 10 a.m. each morning and are subject to change without notice. Animal viewing is dependent on the cooperation of animals, weather and Zoo maintenance.

RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS STATUS

During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some attractions may be closed to promote social distancing.

Boma African
Petting Zoo
Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions CLOSED
Butterflies n’ Blooms Returns for season: May 15 – Sept. 18, 2021 CLOSED
Camel Feeding Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions CLOSED
Camel Rides OPEN
Carousel CLOSED
Kaman’s Art CLOSED
Lorikeet Feeding Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions CLOSED
Pony Rides Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions CLOSED
Ropes Course Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions CLOSED
Splash Park Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 precautions CLOSED
Train CLOSED

ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

Glacier Run with seals and polar bear

To help safeguard the health of our guests animal presentations have been cancelled until further notice. Look for signs on grounds with a QR code to watch virtual animal presentations at any time!

10:15 a.m. Islands Mammals Keeper Talk CANCELED
10:30 a. m. Seal & Sea Lion Training Demonstrations CANCELED
10:45 a.m. Meerkat Enrichment and Keeper Talk CANCELED
11 a.m. Elephant Keeper Talk CANCELED
11:15 a.m. Polar & Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration CANCELED
11:45 a.m. Amur Tiger Training Demonstration CANCELED
Noon Snow Leopard Training Demonstration CANCELED
12:15 p.m. HerpAquarium Keeper Talk CANCELED
12:20 p.m. Colobus Monkey Keeper Talk CANCELED
1 p.m. Islands Bird Trail Talk
(Saturdays & Sundays Only)
CANCELED
2 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration CANCELED
2:15 p.m. Gorilla Forest Food Toss or Keeper Talk CANCELED
2:30 p.m. HerpAquarium Keeper Talk CANCELED
2:45 p.m. Polar and Grizzly Bear Training Demonstration CANCELED
3 p.m. Snow Leopard Training Demonstration CANCELED
3:15 p.m. Colobus Monkey Keeper Talk CANCELED
3:15 p.m. Meerkat Enrichment and Keeper Talk CANCELED
3:30 p.m. Elephant Keeper Talk CANCELED
3:45 p.m. Seal and Sea Lion Training Demonstration CANCELED
4 p.m. Islands Mammals Keeper Talk CANCELED

FOOD & BEVERAGE LOCATIONS

Food at Louisville Zoo
During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some locations may be closed to promote social distancing.

African Outpost Africa Zone OPEN (10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Now offering mobile ordering at LouZooEats.com!
Kentucky Canteen Main Plaza OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Wild Burger Australia Zone CLOSED
Bomassa Soft Serve Africa Zone OPEN (10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Dippin Dots Gorilla OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 5:30p.m.)
Dippin Dots Splash Park CLOSED
Dippin Dots Camel CLOSED
Kooka Coolers Australia Zone OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Lakeside Smokehouse Deck by MetaZoo CLOSED
Snack Shack  Africa Zone OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

SHOPPING OPTIONS

Gift Shop at Louisville Zoo
During the Zoo’s initial opening phase, some areas may be closed to promote social distancing.

Can’t make it to the Zoo? Shop in our online store here!

Main Plaza Gift Shop  Main Plaza OPEN (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Congo Trading Post  Africa Zone CLOSED
Glacier Run Shop  Glacier Run CLOSED

Groups Visiting Today

 

Group  Location Time

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