How much does it cost to get in the Riverbank zoo?
General admission is typically $19.95 for adults and $16.95 for children ages 2-12. For more information, visit the zoo’s website.
Can you feed giraffes at Riverbanks Zoo?
Giraffes at Riverbanks Riverbanks Zoo has housed giraffes since opening nearly 45 years ago. Make plans now to feed the giraffes at the Giraffe Overlook.
Why is Riverbanks zoo getting rid of elephants?
The plan to move both elephants to a new herd in another zoo was to enable them to be part of “a larger group in a more social environment,” Riverbanks said in June. Riverbanks worked with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums African Elephant Species Survival Plan to find a new herd for Belle.
How long does it take to go through Riverbanks zoo?
They are open 9am – 5 pm . You can get through the zoo and gardens as quickly as you’d like but I suggest making a day of it. We usually spend 3-4 hours but it’s best not to be in a rush .
Is the tram running at Riverbanks zoo?
The tram service between the zoo and gardens will not run, but visitors can either walk down the tram parkway or drive around to the gardens as long as they have their ticket and reservation, O’Cain said.
Can I bring water to Riverbanks zoo?
Tickets for Riverbanks’ after-hour Signature Events are separate from daytime admission. Pets, food, beverages, and coolers are not allowed in the park.
Can you take a cooler into Riverbanks zoo?
Admission includes entry to both the Zoo and Botanical Garden. Tickets for Riverbanks’ after-hour Signature Events are separate from daytime admission. Pets, food, beverages, and coolers are not allowed in the park.
How long do people spend at Riverbanks Zoo?
We usually spend 3-4 hours but it’s best not to be in a rush . There is so much to see and do. They have a great website with more information .
When is the Riverbanks Zoo and garden open?
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is open daily from 9am until 5pm. Riverbanks relies on admission, membership and other ticket purchases to help feed and care for the animals and plants and support vital park operations. Thank you for your support!
Where is the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia SC?
©Riverbanks Zoo & Garden • 500 Wildlife Parkway, Columbia, SC 29210 • 803.779.8717
Is it OK to smoke at Riverbanks Zoo?
Riverbanks is a smoke-free facility. Smoking and vaping is only allowed outside of the entry gates. Professional photography, tripods, and the use of drones is not allowed on Riverbanks property without prior authorization. For more information, please view our Film/Video/Still Photography Policy.
What to do at the riverbanks Zoofari fundraiser?
Riverbanks’ 23rd annual ZOOfari fundraiser will be a wild night of cocktails, cuisine, and conservation, complete with live entertainment as well as both a live and silent auction. Your generous donations will directly impact the success of our mission.