Rides/Attractions


Skyfari

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium offers alternate ways to see the Zoo. Climb aboard the
Omaha's Zoo Railroad and take a ride on the steam locomotive or get a new view of the Zoo from above on Skyfari , a ski-lift style ride. Travel back in time with a ride on Sue's Wildlife Carousel , an American tradition designed in authentic turn-of-the-century detail or sit back and explore the Zoo on the tram .

All-Day Rides Pass: $15.95
**Available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. Includes Skyfari, Omaha Zoo Railroad, Tram and Sue's Wildlife Carousel during one-day visit. Budgie Encounter not included. All rides operate weather-permitting.

All-Day Attractions: $18.95
**Available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only. Includes Skyfari, Omaha Zoo Railroad, Tram, Sue's Wildlife Carousel and Stingray Beach. Budgie Encounter not included. All rides operate weather-permitting.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members will receive a five-percent discount on their rides purchase by presenting their membership card and a valid photo I.D.

Skyfari
One-way ride: $3 per person
Roundtrip ride: $5.50 per person

Children 2 and under are free
  • Open daily from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Roundtrip rides only Monday - Thursday at the platform near the Butterfly and Insect Pavilion. One-way and roundtrip rides will be offered on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
Train
One-way ride: $3 per person
Roundtrip ride: $5.50 per person

Children 2 and under are free

  • Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sue's Wildlife Carousel
Cost per ride: $2 per person

  • Open daily from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tram
One-way ticket: .75 per stop (four stops)
Roundtrip ride: $3 per person
Children 2 and under are free

  • Open daily from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Budgie Encounter
Cost per feeding stick: $1

  • Open daily from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All rides are weather dependent and will not operate if there is rain, snow, ice or if the temperature will not reach 50 degrees by 1 p.m. Skyfari will not operate if there are high winds.

You must be at least 12 years old to ride Skyfari without an adult. Children under the age of 12 will be required to ride with an adult. 

You must be at least 42 inches tall to ride Sue's Wildlife Carousel without an adult.