Today at the Zoo

The Zoo is OPEN today!

Enter 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (exit by 5 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.

Today’s prices are the same online and at the gate.

Purchase in advance for discounts!

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ANIMAL VIEWING SCHEDULE

MetaZoo Discovery CenterThe center is currently closed during construction of an updated immersive space.  CLOSED
ElephantWeather permitting.ON EXHIBIT
Juvenile Gorilla Kindi & FamilyGorillas are on rotation in the sanctuary and outdoor habitat spaces. Outdoor viewing is weather permitting.ON ROTATION
Pygmy HippoWeather permitting
(must be above 45 degrees).
ON EXHIBIT
Komodo DragonRomulus is viewable in the indoor enclosure at the Islands Pavilion.ON EXHIBIT
Aldabra Tortoise Off exhibit for the season.OFF EXHIBIT
Islands MammalsOutdoor viewing areas are weather permitting (must be above 50 degrees).
OFF EXHIBIT
Little PenguinsWeather permitting.ON EXHIBIT
CamelsCamels will return in March of 2024.  OFF EXHIBIT
Red PandaSundara is viewable in his habitat next to Lorikeet Landing.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.

RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS STATUS

Open Weather Dependent:

Boma Petting Zoo11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OPEN
Wallaroo Walkabout1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.OPEN
Giraffe Feedings (Feeding dependent on giraffe interest & habitat maintenance)CLOSED
Lorikeet Feeding(Lorikeets are viewable when the temperature is 50 to 100 degrees)
CLOSED

Closed for Season: 

Camel Rides CLOSED
Camel Feedings CLOSED
Butterflies n’ Blooms CLOSED
Carousel CLOSED
Ropes CourseCLOSED
Splash Park CLOSED
Kaman’s Art CLOSED

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.

ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

 

10:10 a.m.Islands: March of the Little PenguinsON SCHEDULE
10:30 a.m.Seal & Sea Lion Training DemonstrationsON SCHEDULE
10:45 a.m.Meerkat Keeper ChatON SCHEDULE
11:15 a.m.Bear Training DemoON SCHEDULE
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Giraffe Feeding
(2:30 p.m. only)
(Feeding dependent on giraffe interest, habitat maintenance and weather.)
CANCELED
11:45 a.m.Amur Tiger Keeper ChatON SCHEDULE
NoonHyacinth Macaw Keeper Chat
(Located inside Islands exhibit)
ON SCHEDULE
12:15 p.m.Komodo Dragon Feeding Demo
(Saturday Only)
ON SCHEDULE
1:30 p.m.Pelican Keeper ChatON SCHEDULE
1:45 p.m.Elephant Keeper ChatON SCHEDULE
2:00 p.m.Seal & Sea Lion Training DemonstrationsON SCHEDULE
2:15 p.m.Gorilla Keeper ChatON SCHEDULE
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Giraffe Feeding
(Feeding dependent on giraffe interest, habitat maintenance and weather.)
CANCELED
3:45 p.m.Seal & Sea Lion Training DemonstrationsON SCHEDULE
3:45 p.m.Islands Mammal Keeper ChatON SCHEDULE

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.

FOOD & BEVERAGE LOCATIONS

Food from the African Outpost; Pizza, Mac n' Cheese, Burger, Funnel Cake Fries and Chicken Salad.

African OutpostAfrica ZoneOPEN (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)*
Kentucky CanteenMain PlazaOPEN (9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)*
Snack ShackAfrica ZoneCLOSED*
Bomassa Soft ServeAfrica ZoneOPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)*
Dippin’ DotsGorillaOPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)*
Kooka Coolers Australia ZoneOPEN (10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)*
Wild BurgerAustralia ZoneCLOSED*
Lakeside SmokehouseDeck by MetaZooCLOSED*
Dippin’ DotsAustralia ZoneCLOSED*

*Times may vary based on weather, staffing, maintenance, and attendance.

WILD BURGER RESTAURANT

Banner advertising Wild Burger at the Louisville Zoo. Photo of both the Blazzin' Burger and All American Burger that are part of the Louisville Burger Week program.

Try a classic quick casual burger concept. Frozen wine and beer is available.
Click here to order from Wild Burger online!

AFRICAN OUTPOST RESTAURANT

Food from the African Outpost; Pizza, Mac n' Cheese, Burger, Funnel Cake Fries and Chicken Salad.
Open Year-Round

Located near the elephant exhibit.  Take a break during your journey with a fantastic dining experience. Our delicious entrées include: new artisan flatbread pizzas, hand-breaded chicken tenders can be found among burgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, as well as Kid’s Meals. You can also find a wide variety of snacks, side cups, beverages, hot chocolate and coffee. Visit Outpost on the Edge, our newly expanded deck area, which offers a unique view of the Colobus Crossing exhibit.

Click here to order from African Outpost online!

SHOPPING OPTIONS

Gift Shop at Louisville Zoo

Main Plaza Gift ShopMain PlazaOPEN (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)*
Main Plaza Outdoor Gift ShopMain PlazaOPEN (11:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.)*
Congo Trading PostGorillaCLOSED*

*Times may vary based on weather, staffing, maintenance, and attendance.

Groups Visiting Today

 

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