John Ball Zoo

Experiences and Adventures

All of our experiences are generally available during the summer season. However, occasionally Mother Nature requires that we close them for safety.

Note: Availability is subject to weather and staffing. Starting September 1st we may not have all experiences open. Please call 616-336-2017 for daily availability.

Funicular

Open

Think of the funicular as another way in or out of...

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Prices Public Member
One way $3.00 $2.70

Petting Corral

Temporarily Closed

Hours(Weather Dependant) 11-3...

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Prices Public Member
Free $0.00 $0.00

Budgie Aviary

Closed for the Season

Get cheek to beak in this newly expanded interactive exhibit! Located near the waterfall by the Children's...

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Prices Public Member
Regular Price $1.00 $0.90

Zip Line

Closed for the Season

Open early May!

This four story, 600-foot, Zipline is the real...

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Prices Public Member
Regular Price $10.00 $9.00
Combo Zip Line and Ropes Course $17.00 $15.30

Sky Trail Ropes Course

Closed for the Season

Four stories tall with two climbing levels, this Ropes Adventure Course, gives you a...

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Prices Public Member
Regular Price $10.00 $9.00
Combo Zip Line and Ropes Course $17.00 $15.30

Camel Rides

Closed for the Season

Open April 15th!

A day at the Zoo wouldn't be complete without a camel ride.  Souvenir...

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Prices Public Member
Regular Price $6.00 $5.40
Souvenir Photo $5.00 $5.00

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