Union: Activities, Exhibits & Discounts

Activities for the Kids (or Kids at heart)

  • Ropes Courses – For adults and children
    • Sky Trail® Navigator – $10 ($9 Zoo Members)
    • Sky Tykes™ – $5 ($4 Zoo Members)
  • Carousel – $3.5 per ride
  • Safari Ride Bracelet – $8 (Includes UNLIMITED Carousel and Train rides the day of your visit.)
  • Butterflies n Blooms exhibit: Experience hundreds of graceful native butterflies sipping nectar from colorful flowers, basking in the sunlight and flying freely as you wander through. Located across from bongo exhibit.
  • African Outpost and Billabong Playgrounds
  • Zookeeper talks and animal demonstrations.
  • Bear Habitat at Glacier Run: Featuring polar and grizzly bears, spectacular underwater viewing and the adorable polar bear cub, Qannik.
  • Steller’s Sea-Eagle Aviary: This spectacular 50′ aviary in Glacier Run features the rare sea-eagle, stunningly colorful mandarin ducks and more.
  • Snowy Owl Exhibit: Located near the Splash Park.
  • Seal & Sea Lion Habitat at Glacier Run: An amazing habitat with training demonstrations in the amphitheatre.
  • Splash Park at Glacier Run: With a cool pirate ship, jet sprayers, dump buckets and lots of other splash play, get as wet as you want. Free with Zoo admission or membership.
  • Australia: Stroll along a path directly through the new wallaby and wallaroo exhibit. Relax at Wild Burger while the kids play in the Billabong Playabout.
  • Lorikeet Landing: Children and adults love this nose-to-beak experience with a chance to enter an aviary full of brilliantly colored lorikeets and feed them nectar right out of your hand. It’s an experience you won’t want to miss.
  • Alice S. Etscorn Tiger Tundra: Get a close up view of the most magnificent cats on earth! Catch an eye level view of Amur tigers through a reinforced glass barrier.
  • Gorilla Forest: A walk through Gorilla Forest is like a walk through Africa. A stop at Hippo Falls to see the Pygmy hippos in their pool is just what you need before pressing deeper into the forest in search of the magnificent Western lowland gorillas.
  • The Islands: This exhibit offers visitors the chance to travel to the Islands to enjoy playful orangutans, awesome Sumatran tigers, tapirs, babirusa and siamangs which all rotate habitats within this award-winning complex. Inside the Islands Pavilion you’ll find everything from Cuban crocodiles to penguins — plus a large walk-through aviary.