Stingray Cove™ Details


$2 (Members), $3 (Non-Members)


$2 per piece (limited availability)


Sunday-Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Stingray Cove is open seasonally from mid-March through October

Stingray Cove™

Feed & Touch Sea Life.

Stingray Cove is a seasonal, open-air interactive experience that allows you to get up-close and personal with four beautiful species of sea life. Inspired by the unique landscape and vibrant culture of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, this permanent seasonal open-air exhibit gives you the chance to touch and feed gentle cownose and southern stingrays as they swoop and glide freely around the 15,000-gallon tank they share with peaceful bamboo and bonnethead sharks.

Note: Tickets available are currently available to purchase at Stingray Cove.


  • No food or drink allowed within the pool area
  • Guests must rinse their hands before entering the pool space
  • This experience is not recommended for anyone with a shellfish allergy



$2 (Members), $3 (Non-Members)


An immersive experience featuring the visual drama of a 3-D film with a variety of built-in sensory effects.


Sunday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Weather permitting

Note: Tickets are currently available to purchase at 4-D Experience, Concierge or the ticket kiosk on the main plaza of the Zoo.
4D Theater

4-D Experience

An immersive 15-minute experience!

This experience uses built-in motion and special-effects in the seats and throughout the space to make you feel the action on the screen! Screenings run every 15 minutes.

Handicap accessible. Accessibility devices for hearing and visually impaired guests are available upon request.


  • No food or drink allowed inside the experience.
  • No photography or video recording inside the experience.
  • Entry is not allowed after the experience has started.
  • 1 seat per paid ticket.
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Penguins 4D

Waddle along with penguins as they overcome daunting obstacles on both land and sea. Groundbreaking technology brings us closer to this incredible animal than ever before. With “spy cams” disguised as part of the huddle, the playful, hard-working and intelligent nature of two species is illuminated.

Penguins 4D highlights the Emperor and Rockhopper species as they swim, hop and splash their way through life.

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Photography Frederique Oliver/JDP © 2012
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Advisory Notice

This 4D Experience® could aggravate certain medical conditions. It involves special effects: loud noises, strobe and seats with a poke in the upper back, all coordinated with an  action-packed film experience.

The Experience is not recommended for guest with:

  • a heart condition
  • medical sensitivity to strobe lights, laser-like lighting effects or fog effects
  • back, neck or similar physical conditions
  • sensitivity to loud sounds

A Warning to Parents: The Experience may be frightening for small children. Please supervise children at all times. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a person 16 or older.

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Lorikeet Details


FREE entry

$3 per cup of nectar


An interactive exhibit with a variety of our lorikeet friends!


Guests of all ages.

Lorikeet Hero

Lorikeet Adventure is open

Lorikeet Adventure

Rainbows of fun!

Step into Lorikeet Adventure and you’ll be greeted by the cheerful chirps of Denver Zoo’s most vibrant residents. Lorikeet Adventure is home to a variety of lorikeets, small, brightly-colored parrots from Australia and the South Pacific. Stroll through the open aviary as lorikeets fly overhead and learn more about these acrobats of the tropics from zookeepers and volunteers. Looking to get even closer? Visitors can opt to pay and hand feed the birds from a cup of nectar as they perch right on your arm. This unforgettable experience is great for visitors of all ages.

Girl riding on Denver Zoo Carousel

Conservation Carousel & DENVER ZOO RAILROAD Details


Single Ride:
$2 (Members), $3 (Non-Members) 10 Ride Punch Card:
$15 (Members), $20 (Non-Members)


Sunday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Last ride is at 4:30 p.m. each day

Note: Tickets are currently available to purchase at the Denver Zoo Railroad, presented by Union Pacific and the Carousel.

Conservation Carousel

You can also take a trip around the animal world on Denver Zoo’s Conservation Carousel! It features hand-carved wooden replicas of some of Denver’s most popular residents including giraffes, okapi, and baby gorillas.

Note: Tickets available are currently available to purchase at the Train & Carousel Ticket Booth. Handicap accessible.
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Denver Zoo Railroad

Climb aboard the Denver Zoo Railroad, presented by Union Pacific Railroad. Perfect for families with little ones, the train offers a quick trip around the zoo’s carousel meadow filled with beautiful lush foliage, under the shade of 100-year-old trees. Hop aboard and enjoy seeing our American and Chilean flamingos and other waterfowl just outside the zoo’s Primate Panorama exhibit.

Note: Tickets are currently available to purchase at the Train & Carousel Ticket Booth located by the Denver Zoo Railroad, presented by Union Pacific. Handicap accessible.


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