Wichita is proud to be home to the seventh largest zoo in the country, the Sedgwick County Zoo. Spend your day exploring more than 3,000 animals and nearly 400 species grouped geographically in settings mimicking their natural habitats across the zoo’s 250 acres.
The Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley is the third-largest elephant habitat in the country, encompassing more than five acres of outdoor space, plus an 18,000-square-foot indoor facility. The exhibit has the world’s largest elephant pool, holding 550,000 gallons.
Keeper Chats/Feeding Times/Animal Encounters – Check online or at the admission gate for a daily schedule of free interactions with zookeepers and animals.
Tram & Boat Tours – Visitors can hop on the free narrated tram tour that includes five stops or enjoy a boat tour for $3, open seasonally.
Giraffe Feeding Station – Families can feed giraffes for only $2 per person daily between March and October and on the weekends November through February.
The Sedgwick County Zoo is known for several signature events including:
Cinco de Mayo
Father’s Day Car Show
Chimps & Salsa
Night of the Living Zoo
Have your next meeting or event next to exotic animals by booking at the Sedgwick County Zoo. With tours available to guests, the zoo is the perfect unique venue for your next gathering. There are eight meeting rooms, the largest of which holds 350 people.
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