e-mail

share

Daily Activities

There's always something fun to do during your visit to the Zoo: keeper talks, training demonstrations, fun shows, animal encounters and more!

All daily activities are subject to change due to weather, staffing or animal needs.

Looking for NightCrawlers, Safari Day Camps or toddler programs? Reserve one of our award-winning education programs.

Free with general admission

Wildlife shows
Meet free-flying birds and animal ambassadors from around the world!

Fantastic Flights @Wildlife Theater; Wednesday - Sunday  at 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM

Wonders of Wildlife @Amy's Tree; Wednesday - Sunday at 2:00 PM

Petting Zoo
Make new buddies in Outback Station, featuring friendly goats, sheep and pigs.
Open 10:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (Mon-Fri) and 10:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. (Sat & Sun)

Keeper Talks and Training Demos
Check your Zoo map to find out where to meet a zookeeper or see an animal training demonstration. Visit the plan your day page to find out what’s happening the day of your visit.

Playgrounds
Let the little ones go wild on our activity-packed KIDZone playground, or play the mole rat way in kid-friendly tunnels.

Zoo’s Clues
Help Detective Clue Spotter the Otter track down hints to his latest investigation with fun monthly mysteries geared toward 8 to 12-year-olds.
Find out more about Zoo's Clues >

Amazing add-ons

Giraffe Feeding
No more admiring from afar – now, you can feed the giraffes from the all-new Twiga Terrace! Stand eye-to-eye with Earth’s tallest living land mammals, and hand-feed them part of their regular diet. Giraffe feeding information >

Feeding available daily at 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Wild Encounters
Meet and feed an African elephant, giant panda or an Aldabra tortoise in the NEW behind-the-scenes adventures! Reserve Wild Encounters online, or ask a Zoo Admissions cashier about availability.
Wild Encounters start at $35 and run at specific times.
Find out more about Wild Encounters >
Rides
Take a whirl on the carousel or jump aboard the Zoo train.
Learn more our rides >

Boundless Budgies: A Parakeet Adventure

Hand-feed more than 500 free-flying parakeets in the largest experience of its kind in the Southeast. Get parakeet seed sticks at Boundless Budgies in spring and summer; available at the Zoo Atlanta Trading Company in winter.

 

Warm weather activities
Splash Fountain
Presented by Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority 
Get ready to make a splash! Stay and play in 18 water jets on interactive pads on a 2,500 square-foot section of the KIDZone rides and attractions area. The Splash Fountain will be open daily at 10 a.m. through October, weather permitting. 
Splash Fountain Rules and Tips >