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What to Expect When You Visit the RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo

Posted on February 19, 2019
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If you’re looking for something fun and affordable to do that the whole family will love, stop by the RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo! This amazing attraction is open 364 days a year with the exception of Christmas Day, so chances are good that you can walk right in whenever you’re in town. Here are a few more things to expect when you visit.

1. Amazing Animals of All Kinds

The RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo is home to over 600 live animals, representing about 130 species from around the world. You can get up close and personal with the beautiful Macaws and the talking Cockatoos as they sit on their perches. You’ll also love watching the playful and curious monkeys as they leap from vine to vine and greet you from the other side of their habitat.

2. Tons of Photo-Ops

man taking picture with phoneWith so many fantastic animals, there are countless photo opportunities at this attraction! So, remember to bring your phone or camera with you to capture every amazing moment with these animals. You can also find little setups that are great for photos like the stacked wooden boxes with a wall of bamboo as the background out front.

3. Gift Shop Full of Treasures

Whether you’re looking for a souvenir or gifts for the animal lovers in your life, you can find it all at Amazon Traders, the gift shop located at the entrance of this attraction. The best part is that you can browse all the wonderful keepsakes there without having to pay admission. You can find apparel for all ages, colorful, stuffed animals, and so much more. With zoological themed items from around the world, including many that are handmade by native rainforest peoples, this gift shop truly is one of the most interesting in the Smokies!

4. Feed and Pet the Animals

goat at the petting zooYou and your family will love interacting with the donkeys, sheep, and goats outside! The kids will love getting to meet these furry new friends. You can even reach over the fence to give these cuties a quick pat on the head or to feed them a tasty treat from your hand.

5. Ways to Save at the RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo

The RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo is both affordably priced and fun for the whole family! If you plan on being in town for a while or stopping by again in the coming months, you can purchase a season passport. It gives you unlimited visits to the RainForest for a full year from the date of purchase of your pass! With your pass, you can also receive a 10% discount in the gift shop. Discounts are also available for groups of 10 or more paying persons. Children under the age of 3 can even experience this attraction for free!

Now that you know a little more about the RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo, you can look forward to a fun-filled visit! Be sure to check out all of our condos and villas to find the perfect place to stay near all the best attractions!

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