Seasonal Offerings

Seasonal Offerings

Fun activities that will make every Zoo visit an adventure for the whole family!

Questions? Check out our FAQ below or email info@rwpzoo.org


At Roger Williams Park Zoo, we are always looking for ways to up the experience for our guests. That is why we are bringing back our three seasonal offerings to make every Zoo visit an adventure for the whole family. Learn more about each of the attractions, and a special discount for RWP Zoo Members in our FAQ section below.

Camel Rides

Offered daily from April 18 – September 7

Get up-close this summer with our seasonal camel rides! Experience these majestic animals like never before in a safe environment with experts on hand to lead you around a track while riding a trained camel. The camel rides are located adjacent to the Big Backyard.

Price: $6 per person (no age restrictions; all riders must be ticketed regardless of age)
Please note:  The camel rides are not wheelchair or stroller accessible. 


Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom (FINAL SEASON)

Special preview of the exhibit offered April 18 - 26;
Season begins daily from May 23 – September 7

Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom is back for its second and final season! This dazzling exhibit provides an immersive experience inside the Zoo’s beautifully landscaped greenhouse filled with hundreds of free-flying North American butterfly species. A delight for butterfly and gardening enthusiasts alike, this enchanting experience invites visitors to discover a deeper appreciation for some of our earth’s most imperiled species – butterflies, in bloom. The exhibit will be in the greenhouse right before the Big Backyard. 

Price: $3 per person (no age restrictions; toddlers two and under enter for free)


Rock Climbing

Special preview of the rock wall offered April 18 - 26;
Season begins daily from July – August

Test your climbing skills on our very own rock wall! Provided by Rock Spot Climbing, this four-sided rock wall has varying degrees of difficulty, from beginner to seasoned climbers, so anyone can try. The rock wall will be in the Wilderness Plaza – you can’t miss it!

Price: $5 for 1 climb, $10 for 3 climbs and $20 for 8 climbs (Must be age 3 or older to participate); Please note: Tickets for multiple climbs do not need to be used on the same day, and can be redeemed on another Zoo visit.

Waivers must be filled out prior to climbing the wall. Participants ages 17 and younger must have their waiver completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Click here to fill it out in advance online>


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