Located in the Audubon Zoo next to the Gottesman Family Endangered Species Carousel, the Cool Zoo is a large water park with three different splash areas, including one especially for toddlers and younger kids. There are jumping water spouts, a huge alligator water slide, a spider monkey soaker, water-spitting snakes and much more. The Cool Zoo also includes the Gator run, a lazy river attraction.
For the Adults
The Cool Zoo has plenty of shaded seating areas, family restrooms, lockers, a concession stand for snacks and a store for anything you forgot to bring. Daily cabana rentals are also available.
The Cool Zoo in inside of the Audubon Zoo, so you will have to pay the admission fee for the zoo to get into the Cool Zoo. That's $22.95 for adults, $17.95 for children (2-12), and $19.95 for seniors (65+). The Cool Zoo is an extra attraction that costs $10 for members and $12 for non-members. A better deal is the POP wristband, which gets your all-day, unlimited admission to Cool Zoo and the Dinosaur exhibit, plus unlimited Train rides and Carousel rides for $12 for members and $14 for non-members. You can also purchase a combined Zoo / Cool Zoo combo ticket for $29.95 for adults, $24.95 for children, and $26.95 for seniors.
See Photos and Get More Information
For more information and some photos, visit the Cool Zoo at the Audobon Nature Institute website.