New additions mean new ways to explore the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. The Zoo is bringing guests closer to animals than ever before with these exhibits.

Now is a great time to visit the Zoo with seasonal events like Boo at the Zoo (happening now) and Wildlights coming up in November!

Don’t forget to check the safety guidelines before your visit! Learn more about health & safety in Dublin, here.

Adventure Cove Pool

Sea Lion Adventure Cove

Adventure Cove

Join us in welcoming the zoo’s newest and most anticipated exhibit, Adventure Cove. This state-of-the-art exhibit is home to 10 California Sea Lions and four Harbor Seals that inhabit a 375,000-gallon tank just steps from the Zoo’s entrance. Outfitted with coastal installations like a lighthouse and a wave simulator, you’ll feel like you’re on the shores of the West Coast.

Guests can get up close and personal with these playful creatures either underground by taking their 60-foot long observation tunnel with 360-degree underwater views of the tank, or from above on the elevated observation deck.  

Animal Encounters Village

Jack Hanna's Animal Encounters Village

Get up close and personal with your favorite members of the Animal Kingdom. Jack Hanna’s Animal Encounters Village is a walkthrough, indoor/outdoor experience with rotating wildlife from all over the world. Featured animals are all Zoo Ambassadors, so you can rest assured that they’re ready for their close up.

The best part? Since they’re ambassadors, the animals on display aren’t usually able to be seen by the public! During your visit, you’ll see sloths, lemurs, tortoises, exotic birds and more all within an arm’s reach.

Kids at Stingray Bay at the Columbus Zoo

Stingray Bay

Stingray Bay is back open and better than ever. Touch a stingray with your own two hands! What used to be an additional cost is now free with admission to keep your spirits high and your spending low. This exhibit is available and open year-round to maximize your fun during every season.

Three exhibits, three fun ways to start your day at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Share your memories with us using #SoDublin.

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