Rides

Expedition Wild Africa Safari Ride

Expedition Wild Africa Safari Ride

Now Open!

Calling all prospective research interns! Join the Habari Preserve team and learn all about the amazing animals that call this preserve home. Founder of the preserve Professor Ron Treadway and ZooTampa research assistants will lead your orientation tour aboard our brand new open air expedition vehicles, where you'll learn how we're working hard to continue our mission to save wildlife in wild places. Don't miss your chance to be one of the first to experience Expedition Wild Africa and join the team!

Children under 56" must be accompanied by an adult.

Presented By
Expedition Wild Africa Safari is presented by Land Rover Tampa
Roaring Springs water ride splashing down after a drop

Roaring Springs

FEEL THE RUSH! Discover a hidden part of old Florida then boat for a family journey along a flowing stream to sudden thrill of a three-story splashdown! Not so adventurous? Guests can experience the refreshing splash of Roaring Springs from atop Lookout Landing.

Roaring Springs will be closed 9/21 through 9/24

Children must be at least 36" tall.

Children between 36" and 42" tall must be accompanied by a companion 14 or older.

Presented By
Roaring Springs is presented by Pinch-a-Penny
Kids having fun on the Carousel at ZooTampa

The Carousel

Round and round you go on this colorful carousel! Take a ride on a cheetah, manatee, elephant or another animal.

Children under 36" must be accompanied by a standing adult.

Boomers Flyin Bananas ride

Boomer's Flyin' Bananas

At Boomer's Flyin' Bananas in Wallaroo Station, kids can soar high in their own flying banana! The bananas "fly" in a circular motion and children can use control levers to move them up and down.

Boomer's Flyin' Bananas is temporarily closed for maintenance.

Children must be between 30” and 48” to ride.

This ride is for kids only. Sorry, no adults!

Kids ride the Overland Express Train at ZooTampa

Overland Express Train

The Overland Express in Wallaroo Station is a classic locomotive train ride named after "The Overland," one of Australia's great trains.

Children must be between 40” and 56” to ride.

This ride is for kids only. Sorry, no adults!

Family and friends all enjoy the Tasmanian Tiger roller coaster together at ZooTampa

Tasmanian Tiger Coaster

Get your mates and hop on board for a wild ride! This family-friendly roller coaster takes you on ups and downs in the down under - Wallaroo Station.

Children must be at least 36" tall to ride.

Children between 36" and 48" tall must be accompanied by a companion 14 or older.