Go Safari! Kids Rides, Attractions & Train Rides
Get ready for a taste of the wild with Go Safari! The brand new African themed, three-ride attraction, perfect for the whole family. Are you ready to be taken on the ultimate safari adventure? Soar into the skies with the mighty Hippopotobus, speed through the air on a Flying Cheetah or hop aboard The Safari Express train and take a roar-some journey deep into the heart of the zoo. Little adventurers be prepared for a totally wild time!
The Go Safari! Kids Rides
- The Flying Cheetahs: Climb onto the back of the fastest land animal in the world and be ready to speed through the skies as it takes off into the air. Have a go at taking control, choosing to fly low to the ground or zoom high into the clouds! The Flying Cheetahs ride
seats up to four people per cheetah (2 adults and 2 children).
Health and Safety Rules: For safety reasons
there are certain height, age, size and health restrictions
for this rides. Children under 120cm must be accompanied
by an adult sitting next to them or behind them. Children
under the age of 12 months are not advised to ride.
Anyone wanting to ride must be able to support themselves
and have upper body control.
- The Hippopotobus: Take your seat on the huge Hippopotobus and feel your tummy flip with excitement as she twirls around and around! Wave to the crowds below as you reach the dizzy heights of the safari sky.
Health and Safety Rules: For safety reasons there are certain height, age, size and health restrictions for this ride. Children under 90cm must be accompanied by an adult. Children under the age of 12 months are not advised to ride. Anyone wanting to ride must be able to support themselves and have upper body control.
- The Safari Express: All aboard the Safari Express
train, departing from Mungo’s Central Station. With
four brightly coloured carriages the train will transport
adventurous passengers deep into the heart of the zoo.
Keep your eyes peeled as you travel along the tracks…
you never know what surprises might appear on the
way! Could Snigger and Sneer the laughing hyenas be
waiting around the corner or Majesty the great lion be
ready to roar as you pass? Don’t miss the beautiful
flying flamingos whilst you journey through the tunnel...
and beware of the charging rhino! The Safari Express
train ride is accessible for all.
- All the rides are included in the normal price of entry for both day visitors and Annual Members.
Ride Operating Times
- On most Peak Days all of the Go Safari! rides run continuously from 11am to 4.45pm GMT and 11am – 5:45pm BST, although we reserve the right to operate
them on a rotational basis when demand is low.
- During Off Peak Days the Go Safari! rides will operate
on a rotational basis.