For an award winning zoo experience, take your family to the Riverbanks Zoo. Among its numerous awards are being voted "Most Family Friendly Day-Trip Destination" by Low Country Parent magazine readers and voted as "Best Place to Take Your Children for the Afternoon" by Palmetto Parent magazine readers. Their awards will already excite you before even actually going to the zoo. For visiting families, it is good to take advantage of the available Riverbanks Zoo Coupons. They will cut down some of your admission costs which can be used instead to pay for other attractions inside the zoo.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is located in Wildlife Parkway in Columbia, South Carolina. It has a land area of 170 acres, the home of over 3,000 animals comprising mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. Major exhibits are the African Plain, Ndoki Forest, Riverbanks Farm, and the Aquarium and Reptile Complex. Aside from the animal displays, the zoo has a Botanical Garden which covers 70 acres of the total zoo area, with more than 4,200 species of plants. When you have more time to spare, you can participate in their daily activities such as the feeding of giraffes at Giraffe Overlook or the lorikeet feeding at Koala Knockabout. For children, they can ride with the Endangered Species Carousel. The zoo is also perfect for a romantic wedding reception, or a more formal company event. Name your event and they can cater to your needs.
Everyone of us desires to have an enjoyable trip that is also not so costly. And Riverbanks Zoo is just perfect for you because they offer Riverbanks Zoo Discount Tickets, making admission prices more affordable. Check out the following:
Zoo Web Site: Go to riverbanks.org if you like more detailed information about the zoo and its latest deals.
Hotel Partners: Riverbanks Zoo is partnering with other hotels in the area to provide visitors with better deals. Check out some hotels in the area if they have Discount Riverbanks Zoo Tickets as part of their hotel packages.
Group Special Rates: For groups of 15 or more with two weeks reservation, they are entitled to a special discounted rate.
Zoo Membership: If you avail of their membership, you can enter the Riverbanks Zoo as much as you like for the whole year.
Military Discount: Military personnel with valid ID get $1 AAA discount.
Senior Citizen: Senior citizens will also get the same discount as Military personnel. Just bring valid ID.
Social Network: Follow "Riverbankszoo" in Facebook and Twitter for updates on promos and deals.
New Wild Adventure Corporate Membership Club: If the company is a member of the club, its employees can print discounted tickets online through the Corporate Membership Club Web page.
Pre-paid Discount Ticket Program: Companies can purchase discounted tickets in batches of 25 and avail of 25% discount on the tickets.
Hours of Operation
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is open every day except on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. Special closings may be announced.
Daily park hours:
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Extended spring/summer weekend hours:
9:00 a.m – 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays (effective April 2 – October 9, 2011)
Admission and Ticket Prices
- Adults: $11.75
- Children (ages 3-12): $9.25
- Children (age 2 and under): FREE
Address and Contact Information
500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210
Tel. # 803.779.8717