Explore & Soar

Explore & Soar

Make every Zoo visit an adventure for the whole family!

For something slightly out of the ordinary, visit our new Explore and Soar area (located adjacent to Hasbro's Our Big Backyard) offering an exhilarating zip ride, a train excursion through the woodlands, and camel rides.

SOARING EAGLE ZIP RIDE offers breathtaking views 115 feet above the Zoo allowing riders to see out over Providence and into Narragansett Bay in comfortable side-by-side seats.

Dates: Now Open
Times: Daily (weather permitting)
Price: $12 per rider, $10 for current Roger Williams Park Zoo members.
Please note: Must buy admission tickets to the Zoo to buy tickets to ride the Soaring Eagle. Tickets are available at the admissions gate or at the entrance of the ride.


Dates: Closed for the 2018 summer season
Time: During Zoo hours (weather permitting)
Price: $6; $5 for current Roger Williams Park Zoo members. 
Please note: Tickets are available for purchase at the Zoo and sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm. There is no advanced registration.

Passenger Restrictions:
All riders need a ticket; Children must be at least 1 year old and able to sit up by themselves; Maximum weight of a single rider is 250lbs, maximum combined weight for riders is 350lbs; Riders may need to be weighed prior to riding; As rider and animal safety are our highest priority, riding of camels is at handler’s discretion.


Dates: Open daily
Time: During Zoo hours (weather permitting)
Price: $3 per rider
Please note: The Woodlands Express is wheelchair accessible. We do not offer automated wheelchairs or carts. Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm.

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