The ARK Encounter
OUR INCREDIBLE PRICE INCLUDES:
7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS
Heartland Professional Escort! Heartland Tours Luxury touring coach 6 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in the Cincinnati area 10 meals: 6 breakfasts and 4 dinners Full day admission to the New & Stunning ARK Encounter!
Full day admission to the famous Creation Museum! Admission to the Top-rated Newport Aquarium Admission to the Top-rated Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens! Much more!
PER PERSON, DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
(Sun - Sat) April 23 - 29, 2017
Our Itinerary: Day 1: Board your spacious, video and restroom equipped Motorcoach as you head for your destination: biblical, captivating, awe-inspiring ARK Encounter! Tonight, you will check into an en route hotel and relax for the evening. Day 2: Today after a continental breakfast, you’ll arrive at your destination. Later that day, enjoy a relaxing dinner and check into your Cincinnati area hotel for a four night stay. Day 3: Start the day with a continental breakfast before the big event you’ve been waiting for: The ARK Encounter! Bigger than imagination, this life-sized Noah’s Ark experience will amaze you. Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old. From the moment you turn the corner and the towering Ark comes into view, to the friendly animals in the zoo, or the jaw-dropping exhibits inside the Ark, you’ll experience the pages of the Bible like never before. This evening, enjoy dinner before heading back to your hotel. Day 4: Start the day with a continental breakfast before you head to the Ark Encounter’s sister attraction: The Creation Museum. Prepare to believe as you explore 75,000 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibits, a high-tech planetarium, full-size allosaurus skeleton, stunning botanical gardens, petting zoo, and more. The state-of-the-art Creation Museum allows you to venture through biblical history. Tonight, enjoy a dinner party with entertainment. Day 5: Start the day with a continental breakfast before heading to one of the TOP Zoo’s in the United States Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens. Witness mammals, amphibians, fish, birds, invertebrates, reptiles, a stunning garden and more! Afterwards, you’ll head to the famous Newport Aquarium: 70 exhibits, 14 galleries, five seamless tunnels totaling over 200 feet in length. Sharks (including a shark bridge), penguins, gators, and canyon falls are just part of what you will experience here. This evening, enjoy dinner before heading back to your hotel. Day 6: Enjoy a continental breakfast before leaving for the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis. This evening, relax at your en route hotel. Day 7: Today, after enjoying a continental breakfast, you depart for home… a perfect time to chat with your friends about all of the fun things you’ve done, the great sights you’ve seen, and where your next group trip will take you! ADD PEACE OF MIND TO YOUR TRIP…. With the Travel Confident Protection Plan if you have to unexpectedly cancel or cut your plans short. See back for details…
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The Ark Encounter The Ark Encounter, Williamstown, KY Explore the life-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark at the Ark Encounter, as part of this group motorcoach vacation package. Located in beautiful Williamstown, Kentucky, halfway between Cincinnati and Lexington on I75, the Ark Encounter is an entertaining, educational and immersive experience that presents a number of historical events centred on Noah’s Ark as recorded in the Bible. Opened in July of 2016, the Ark Encounter is operated by Answers in Genesis, a Young Earth creationism group that also operates the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Bible Story of Noah’s Ark Noah was a faithful servant who walked with God in the midst of an increasingly evil world. As recorded in Genesis, Noah obeyed God’s command to build a massive ark in order to save his family and animals from a worldwide Flood that would sweep across and wipe out planet Earth. When the Great Flood was over, those who survived on the Ark repopulated the earth.
The Ark Encounter
What to Expect during Your Visit to the Ark Encounter The highlight of the Ark Encounter is a full-size Noah’s Ark replica. At 501 feet long, 51 feet high and 85 feet wide, Noah’s Ark is the largest timberframe structure in the world, built from standing timber, in part by skilled Amish craftsman. Step inside to explore three decks of world-class exhibits about events that led up to, during and after the Great Flood as recorded in the book of Genesis. At the Ararat Ridge Zoo you can meet animals from around the world and discover how they are part of the Noah’s Ark story. Shop Ark Encounter gifts and keepsakes in the gift store. The Ark Encounter offers food and drinks at its restaurant and snack stand.
State of the Art Exhibits Noah Learn all about Noah. The Noah exhibit features displays that explore Noah’s early days, how primitive of a time it was, the sin of the world, Noah’s grace and the construction of the Ark. Noah’s Family Step back in time to meet Noah’s family members who lived aboard the Ark with him. In Noah’s Family you will discover what it was like to live in the world before the Flood and what kind of technology they had. Learn about the life of Noah’s wife and sons Shem, Ham and Japheth. The Flood
The Ark Encounter
There are many stories around the world all centred on a worldwide flood. Explore Flood to find out if these legends originated in actual historical events. What happened to Noah, the animals and the Earth after the Flood are also explored in this exhibit. Ararat Ridge Zoo Lifelike sculpted animals along with live animals from around the world, at the Ark Encounter’s Ararat Ridge Zoo represent the animals that lived during Noah’s lifetime. Meet a mom and baby Tibetan yak that are domestic high mountainous terrain animals and exotic animals from around the world like kangaroos, ostriches, emus, and lizards. Exhibits at Ararat Ridge Zoo answer questions about how Noah cared for animals on the Ark and how the Ark was big enough to fit them all on board.
Life-size reconstruction of Noah's Ark
Shop the Ark Encounter Gift Store If time permits, explore the Ark Encounter’s gift store. Boasting over 12,000 square feet of space, the gift store carries merchandise related to the Ark Encounter and other Biblical accounts. Emzara’s Kitchen Located outside the Ark is Emzara’s Kitchen, the Ark Encounter’s two-story, casual restaurant. Enjoy all your favorites like burgers, chicken tenders and pizza. For something healthier, grab a fresh salad topped with shredded fire-braised chicken or a southwest chipotle wrap. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Creative Kernels traditional kettle corn. Snack Stand Quench your thirst or satisfy a hunger pang at the Ark’s snack stand. Located on the first deck of the Ark, the snack stand offers a variety of snacks and drinks to meet the needs of everyone.
Go inside the ark!
The Ark’s Guest Services Team is ready to assist you with any needs during your visit to the Ark Encounter and can be found near the park entrance. Don’t forget your camera. You are welcome to photograph and record all of the Ark. Encounter’s exhibits. -
Explore the state-of-the-art exhibits
The Ark Encounter is ADA compliant. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis at a fee.
Creation Museum Creation Museum, Petersburg, Kentucky Visit the Creation Museum, bringing the pages of the Bible to life, as part of this group motorcoach vacation package. Located in Petersburg, Kentucky, the Creation Museum was opened by the Creationist apologetics ministry Answers in Genesis in May of 2007 to share a Young Earth creationist explanation of the origins of the universe based on a literal interpretation of the Genesis creation narrative.
Experience Biblical recreations
Visiting the Creation Museum During your visit to the Creation Museum, witness God’s redemptive plan through history as you explore over 160 exhibits throughout the state-of-the-art 75,000-square-foot facility. Outdoors, the Creation Museum boasts more than a mile of paved and accessible trails that wind through beautifully themed gardens and past the museum’s three-acre lake. If time permits, you can enjoy shopping at the Dragon Hall Bookstore. The Main Hall Animatronic dinosaurs and children will greet you as you enter the museum’s Main Hall. Waterfall, towering tree, large aquarium and live animal exhibits can be explored throughout this space. Experience Biblical recreations Homology Discover how man and animals are different despite the similarities in their skeletons. In Homology biologist Dr. David Menton talks about the differences between man and animals. The Dig Site View the findings of an old coal mine, fossil displays and a dinosaur skeleton under excavation and discover why two scientists might come to different conclusions about the same evidence they find in The Dig Site. Starting Points Be inspired in the beautiful gardens Why does the same evidence often result in completely different interpretations? In Starting Points find out why the different views about origins are in conflict. Lucy In many natural history museums Lucy is signifcant as she represents a member of the same line from which the modern human arose, a missing piece to the puzzle of evoultion. See how Lucy is represented from a bibical starting point as high-tech holograms give an inside look into Lucy’s anatomy. Biblical Authority Authority . Displays include a replica of a Gutenberg printing press, information about Martin Luther and explore the effects of the Scopes Trial.
Explore state-of-the-art exhibits
Biblical Relevance Learn how the Bible has survived throughout history in Biblical Relevance. Exhibits that explore the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947 and the survival of thousands of New Testament manuscripts demonstrate how God’s Word has withstood the test of time. Culture in Crisis Culture in Crisis examines what happens when the Bible is taken out of a culture. As you explore the exhibit, you will come across “real-life” examples of how compromising God’s Word has harmed the church and the family.
See the Bible come to life!
Six Days Theater Learn about creation in the Six Days Theater. The six day story of creation told in The Book of Genesis unfolds throughout this wide-screen video presentation.
Wonder Room After you witness the six day story of creation, visit the Wonder Room. Scientifcally backing up the six days of creation, the exhibit beautifully displays the intricate detail and care of God’s creation through 15 different videos. Creation Creation explores the beginning. Learn how Adam named the animals, experience what the Garden of Eden might have been like, discover why God created Eve, observe the tree of life and witness God’s first commandment. Corruption Discover what happened after Adam and Eve disobeyed God and the numerous effects sin has had on the universe in Corruption. Additional displays include an animatronic Methuselah that provides an oral history of what happened to Adam’s descendents. Noah’s Ark Construction Site and The Voyage of the Ark Think about the construction, tools and skills that would be needed to build a boat large enough to survive a worldwide flood as you view Noah’s Ark Construction Site’s full-scale cross-section of the Ark. Then head to Voyage of the Ark , addressing the ways in which Noah and his family looked after all the animal kinds aboard the Ark. Flood Geology Room Need proof of the worldwide flood during Noah’s day? The Flood Geology Room examines the evidence through numerous videos, detailed signs, a breathtaking mural and dioramas of Mount St. Helens and Arizona’s Grand Canyon. Natural Selection Not Evolution Discover the truths of natural selection in Natural Selection Not Evolution. The exhibit features a cave aquarium that houses blind cave fish that demonstrate how natural selection allows organisms to adapt, but not evolve. Botanical Gardens Outdoors, more than a mile of paved and accessible trails allow you to explore God’s creation. Waterfalls and fountains offer ample photo opportunities. Topiary dinosaurs and more than 550 varieties of plants showcase the exotic locations of God’s creation. View river birches, weeping junipers, perennials, bog plants and carnivorous plants above the verdant bog. Colorful goldfish surrounded by bamboo can be found in the oriental-themed pond. Shopping at the Dragon Hall Bookstore If time permits, visit the Dragon Hall Bookstore. In this medieval-themed environment, a variety of gifts, toys and books are available for purchase.
Travel Tips - Snacks and drinks can be purchased from Noah’s Café, located off the main lobby of the Creation Museum. Enjoy cookies, muffins, ICEEs, and a full line of Pepsi products. Be sure to ask about gluten-free and vegetarian options at Noah’s Café. - Wheelchairs are available from Guest Services on a first-come, first-served basis. - Don’t forget your camera. Photography is welcome throughout the museum’s permanent exhibits and Botanical Gardens.
Newport Aquarium Newport Aquarium, Newport, Kentucky Discover thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water at the Newport Aquarium, as part of this group bus tour. Located in Newport, Kentucky’s Newport on the Levee, the Newport Aquarium is part of the Herschend Family Entertainment Company and an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, a leader in global wildlife conservation. It is a top Newport tourist attraction and one of the best aquariums in the country. Visiting Newport Aquarium During your visit to the Newport Aquarium, see, touch and explore unique exhibits that shed light on the mysterious underwater world. If time permits shop gifts and keepsakes in the Newport Aquarium gift shop. Sharky’s Café serves food and drinks.
See exotic species such as Seadragons
Newport Aquarium Exhibits Seahorse Unbridled Fun Seahorse Unbridled Fun is an interactive exhibit where you can discover 10 species of seahorses, sea dragons, trumpetfish, shrimpfish and pipefish. At the Seahorse Creation Station, create a digital seahorse you can share with friends and family. Life-size seahorse sculptures allow you to uncover the unusual features that make seahorses unique. Amazon Tunnel Explore the depths of the Amazon River as you walk under 117,000 gallons of fresh water. A 32-foot acrylic tunnel provides unique views of the Arapaima, the largest freshwater fish, the exotic Pacu and dozens of other species.
See exotic species such as Seadragons
Canyon Falls Meet Asian small-clawed otters in Canyon Falls. Otters can be viewed from multiple vantage points as they swim and play next to an indoor waterfall. Canyon Falls is also home to two species of lizards, the yellow monitor from Indonesia and panther chameleon from Madagascar. Coral Reef Explore the colorful Coral Reef as you pass through acrylic tunnels at the Newport Aquarium. You might see Tangs, Unicorn fish, Honeycomb Morey, or Cownose Rays. Large exhibits with large inhabitants Dangerous Deadly Come face to face with the most dangerous, deadly and often misunderstood, animals of the aquatic world. Dangerous Deadly exhibits Stonefish, Lionfish and Piranha and gives you the chance to get up close and learn the facts about snakes, lizards and freshwater stingrays. Frog Bog Boasting nearly 20 species of exotic frogs, Frog Bog is the largest exhibit of its kind in the Midwest. Meet the friendly frogs in Frog Bog and learn about the environmental issues that frogs face. Gator Alley Gator Alley exhibits eight species of crocodilians from four continents. It is one of the most diverse collections of crocodilian species in the country. Meet white American Alligators Snowball and Snowflake. Mighty Mike also lives at Gator Alley and at he is the biggest alligator in the country outside of Florida.
Walk through underwater tunnels
Jellyfish Gallery Jellyfish Gallery is one of the largest jellyfish exhibits in the Midwest. Enjoy 360-degree views as over 100 jellyfish dance about the tank, or play tag with moon jellies at the interactive Jelly Wall. Kroger Penguin Palooza
Amazing variety of fish
Visit one of the most diverse collections of cold-weather penguins in the country in Kroger Penguins Palooza. Don’t miss a show in the gallery. Shows feature Aquarium presenters who will entertain you with facts about penguins and interact with animated penguin characters on a high-definition video board. Pepsi World Rivers Find the highest density and diversity of life forms in the Aquarium in Pepsi World Rivers . Boasting portals to nine different rivers on five continents, experience what life is like on the Wenlock River in Australia, the Mekong River in Thailand and Africa’s Lake Tanganyika. Shark Central
Interact with the exhibits
Come face to face with dozens of sharks in Shark Central , the only experience of its kind in the region. Learn the official “two-finger” technique that will bring you in contact with one of nature’s most feared predators. Shark Ray Bay Shark Ray Bay highlights one of the largest acrylic windows in the Aquarium, with views of a giant shark tank. Be sure to catch one of the Aquarium’s dive shows to learn about its collection of Shark Rays and other animals featured in the exhibit. Shark Tank Overlook
After coming face to face with Shark Rays in Shark Ray Bay head to the Shark Tank Overlook . You will get a fascinating topside view of the exotic Shark Rays and their friends. Shore Gallery Visit Newport Aquarium’s Shore Gallery and discover creatures that live along the shores of Eastern North America, South America and Asia, from fish with four eyes to fish that can walk out of water. The exhibit’s Tide Pool is home to Horeshoe Crabs, Whelks and live Sea Stars you can touch. Surrounded By Sharks Wander seamless acrylic tunnels and immerse yourself in the ocean as 7 species of sharks swim around you in Surrounded By Sharks . Species of sharks include Shark Rays, Southern Stingrays, Honeycomb Whiptail Rays, Sand Tiger Sharks, Sandbar Sharks, Blacktip Reef Sharks, Zebra Sharks and Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks. Dining at Sharky’s Café Just beyond the shark exhibits is Sharky’s Café. Enjoy light and hearty seasonal specialities and traditional favorites, from a slice of cake or bag of potato chips, to specialty certified angus beef burgers and fresh wraps. Cold and hot beverages are also available for purchase from Sharky’s Café. Aquarium Gift Shop Visit the Aquarium Gift Shop, carrying gifts and keepsakes. Shop gator gear, plush animals and other wacky toys from your favorite exhibits, books, jewelry and art glass.
Travel Tips The Newport Aquarium is ADA compliant. Complimentary wheelchairs are available for use from the Information Desk on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Aquarium does not allow outside food and beverages, except for bottled water.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, OH Explore the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden as part of this group motorcoach vacation package. Located in the Avondale neighbourhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden was officially opened in 1875 with a small animal collection that consisted of eight monkeys, two grizzly bears, three deer, six raccoons, two elk, a buffalo, a hyena, a tiger, an alligator, a circus elephant and over four hundred birds, including a talking crow. Today the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is regarded as one of the oldest in the United States and is dedicated to creating adventure, conveying knowledge, conserving nature and serving the community. Visiting the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Meet the Cincinnati Zoo animals and discover an outstanding plant collection and unique blend of gardens and landscapes throughout Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden exhibits. Browse gifts and keepsakes in the Cincinnati Zoo Shop. With over 10 concession stands and restaurants, there are food and drink options for everyone.
Animal Exhibits at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Gorilla World Explore the world of the endangered gorilla. Gorilla World will immerse you in a simulated African jungle. This outdoor exhibit space features several viewing spots giving you the opportunity to see gorilla’s from multiple angles. Be sure to visit the Gorilla Wild Research Station to find out fun facts about the primates. Rhino Reserve Witness the grandeur and grace of species from the continents of Africa and Asia in Rhino Reserve. Follow a path that encircles several open-air animal yards that are home to a variety of hoofed mammals and wetland birds that often live in the Eastern hemisphere. Rhinos, flamingos and zebras are just a few of the unique animals you might come across.
Giraffe Ridge Come face-to-face with the world’s tallest animals in Giraffe Ridge. This 27,000 square-foot exhibit features an elevated viewing platform that provides an amazing interactive experience with the giraffes at the Zoo. Meerkats Get up close views of the Cincinnati Zoo’s meerkats as they pop out of their holes to scan their surroundings. Meerkats gives you the chance to come eye-to-eye with these charismatic creatures from a pop up bubble in the ground.
Hippo Cove Meet hippos like Henry, a 34-year-old male hippopotamus from Dickerson Park Zoo and Bibi, a 17-year-old female hippopotamus from the St. Louis Zoo in Hippo Cove. Highlights of the exhibit include an underwater viewing area and an interactive station where you can explore more about hippos. Painted Dog Valley Discover one of the Zoo’s most attractive exhibits, Painted Dog Valley , boasting beautiful trees, a babbling brook, rolling topography and four African painted dogs. Meet female Imara and her painted dog pup Lucy as well as the two males Kwasi and Masi.
Kroger Lords of the Artic Kroger Lords of the Artic is home to polar bears Little One and Berit. Watch the polar bears from an underwater viewing area. Interactive signage will engage you in an exploration of how a polar bear is like a snowshoe, magician and wet suit. Night Hunters Take a journey through the wild at night. In Night Hunters you will encounter a variety of cats like the clouded leopard, Pallas’ cats, sand cat, fishing cat, caracal cat and the black-footed cat. Other nocturnal predators including the Eurasian eagle-owl, potto, vampire bats, fennec fox, aardvark and Burmese python can also be found in this exhibit. Gibbon Islands
Meet the gibbons that live at the Cincinnati Zoo. Constructed in 1974, Gibbon Islands offers you the opportunity to see the aerial acrobatics and hear the melodic music gibbons are renowned for. Walk across a wooden bridge and watch as the Zoo’s gibbons play on a giant jungle gym set amid lushly landscaped islands and sing their hooting call. Elephant Reserve Don’t miss one of the Zoo’s most popular exhibits, Elephant Reserve. Designed to resemble the Taj Mahal, the exhibit features six different viewpoints that illustrate values concerning wildlife and wild places. The Zoo’s Asian elephant also lives here.
Dragons The Zoo’s Dragons exhibit is home to the Komodo dragon, the largest of all the monitor lizard species. The longest, smallest and some of the most colourful monitor lizards in the world also live in the Dragons exhibit. Reptile House The Reptile House hosts 35 reptile species, including snakes, lizards, turtles and alligators from around the world. Displays will not only introduce you to a diversity of reptile species, but educate and implore you to value reptiles for more than their skin.
Jungle Trails Wander the Zoo’s Jungle Trails and meet its favorite primates along the way. You might run into orangutans Henry and Lana, white-handed gibbons Hosen, Connie and Posslim and bonobos Zanga, Vernon and their family. World of the Insects The World of the Insects exhibit was established in 1978 and has made many significant achievements in husbandry, breeding and display of particular species. See the bullet ant, Peruvian fire stick and giant water bug. Wolf Woods
Learn about the conservation efforts that are restoring North American habitats and species that inhabit them. As you stroll the Wolf Woods trail you will discover the conservation stories of the Ohio woodlands and its species including the North American river otter. Additional displays in the exhibit focus on the conservation of the Mexican gray wolf, native to the southwestern United States. Wings of the World Wings of the World welcomes you to a celebration of flight. Discover a variety of birds like songbirds and puffins as they fly about uniquely decorated aviaries that bring to life rainforest, grassland and wetland habitats. Wildlife Canyon Meet and learn about rare and unusual hoofed mammals in Wildlife Canyon. Among the animals that live in Wildlife Canyon are camels, capybara and Visayan warty pigs. Wetlands Trails and Swan Lake Observe the native species and learn about the importance of wetlands in Wetlands Trails and Swan Lake. As you wander the boardwalk you will see turtles, waterfowl, frogs and birds. Interactive stations along the way offer a closer look at the native species of wetlands. Passenger Pigeon Memorial Located in one of the last remaining Japanese pagoda-style buildings, the Passenger Pigeon Memorial pays tribute to Martha, the last known passenger pigeon who died at the Zoo in 1914. Additional displays in this exhibit explore how passenger pigeons, once the most numerous bird on Earth, were hunted to extinction and serves as a reminder of the tragedy of extinction.
Garden Exhibits Edible Gardens and Aquaponics Discover how easily and compactly a productive vegetable garden can be built. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden’s Edible Gardens and Aquaponics features raised vegetable beds, which rotate between legumes (beans and peas), cole crops (kale, cabbage, cauliflower), tomatoes, peppers, and more. Vertical window boxes display a rich diversity of nutritious lettuces, other greens, and herbs. A small orchard of trees and assorted berries provide fruit. Don’t miss the Zoo’s aquaponics system, designed to demonstrate how people can build their own family-scale, aquaponic garden from materials available at local hardware or landscaping stores. Polinator Garden Located near the Insect House is the Polinator Garden. Colorful and fun high nectar, long blooming perennials, subshrubs and butterfly host plants are plentiful in this exhibit. Look closely for hummingbirds, butterflies, moths and other pollinating insects that live there. Green Garden Discover what it means to “Go Green.” The Green Garden is a demonstration garden that explores all aspects of the definition, from plants to gardens, solar panels to pervious and windmills. You can see sustainability in action as you explore a small rain garden and a collection of low input plants.
Shopping and Dining Shopping at the Cincinnati Zoo Shop If time permits, stop by the Cincinnati Zoo Shop. A wide selection of items unique to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden are available for purchase such as t-shirts, plush toys and trinkets. Dining at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Concession stands and restaurants are located throughout the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Enjoy all American fare from Base Camp Café, barbeque from Cincy’s Smokehouse BBQ, or Italian at LaRosa’s. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Savannah Soft Serve, the Funnel Cake Factory, or Edy’s. Quench your thirst at the Outpost.
Travel Tips -
Stop by the Welcome Center to see daily updates about animal feeding times, special encounters and other tips to help you make the most of your visit to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.
Animals you see on your visit to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden may depend on the weather. Animals are given access to their indoor area and choose whether or not they would like to go inside when the weather is rainy/ cold.
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is ADA compliant. Wheelchairs are available for rent from the Welcome Center on a first-come, firstserved basis.
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