Guest Amenities

*Mastercard and Visa accepted park wide*


Strollers and Wheelchairs

Strollers and wheelchairs are available for a nominal fee.  Please inquire at the Admission Booth upon entering the Zoo.


There is an ATM located inside the Jungle Gift shop.


Congo Cafe and Catering - 574-235-5614 

Now serving pizza!  We offer 7" or 14" pizzas with your choice of toppings or save with the Combo Deal which includes a 14" pizza, 4 toppings & 4 medium beverages.  There are still the traditional favorites including Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Strips and more.  Bring us your appetite and we'll get you back on your safari in no time.  Open daily 10 - 4:30 weather and attendance permitting.  Visa, Master Card & Debit accepted.

Chill Zone - closed for the season

Take a break and visit our Ice Cream station located in the cabin by our River Otter exhibit.  We are serving hand dipped Hershey Ice Cream, novelty treats, sundaes and smoothies.  Open seasonally and as weather and attendance permits.

Jungle Gift Shop - 574-235-5615

Potawatomi Zoo Train and Butterflies in Living Color tickets now available in Jungle Gifts!  Make your visit complete with a stop at the Jungle Gift Shop.  We offer everything from cameras, batteries, sunscreen, cuddly plush animals, toys, apparel and fair trade items.  You can also find snacks in the Jungle Gift Shop too!  Open daily 10 - 5 weather and attendance permitting.  Visa, MasterCard and Debit accepted - ATM inside.   

Things To Do

Potawatomi Zoo Train - now open! ($2.00 per person; 2 and under ride for free)

All Aboard! Grab your little ones and hop aboard the Zoo Train! Take a ride on a historic CP Huntington electric train takes zoogoers past our zoo pond, South/North America, veterinary hospital, otter exhibit and Australia. All proceeds from the train go directly toward building new exhibits or improving existing habitats at the zoo. The Zoo train runs everyday until October 31st. Daily operation is weather permitting.  

Butterflies in Living Color! - closed for the season

Butterflies in Living Color is now open for the season. Visit this full immersion exhibit to experience free flying exotic butterflies from all over the world. Your $2.00 admission goes directly back into butterfly conservation, animal support and exhibit improvements at the Zoo. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Petting Area - closed for the season
Come pet the goats in the goat yard (free). Zoo farm opens Memorial Day weekend and closes Labor Day. Alpaca and goats may be viewed in their yards during the entire Zoo season.

Restrooms are handicapped accessible, equipped with changing stations and available in several locations throughout the Zoo.

First Aid
If you require assistance, please ask a Zoo employee to notify a manager.