The Norfolk Southern Zoo Train

All aboard! Hop on for a ride on one of Zoo Atlanta’s family favorites – The Norfolk Southern Zoo Train! A handcrafted replica of an original 1863 locomotive, the train is one of the Zoo’s most popular attractions. Take a journey through the town of Critter Crossing to experience a day in the life of its inhabitants. The train is equipped with wide, comfortable seats, and covered passenger coaches.

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Purchase an All-Day Rides Wristband for unlimited rides with your General Admission ticket or Membership. Valid on the date of redemption. 

Member Wristband      Non-Member Wristband

Open year-round, weather and maintenance dependent. Check our daily schedule to create your itinerary

Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

$3 + tax

  • Children 2 years and under are free with a paying adult. 
  • Tickets are required for children 3 years and up.
  • For the safety of others, all riders must be dry. If you are planning to visit Splash Fountain, bring a towel to dry off thoroughly; children must be dry to enjoy our rides.
  • All-day Rides Wristbands must be worn properly, and riders must return to the line to ride again.

Rides and Attractions Rates:

Single Fee
Carousel  $3
Train $3


Combo Deals
All-Day Rides Wristband
Good for unlimited rides on the date of purchase. (Excludes Treetop Trail, Treetop Tykes and Gorilla Trek.)
Member –  $8
Non-Member – $9                                              

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