Regenstein African Journey

Regenstein African Journey

Regenstein African Journey is an immersive experience that enables guests to discover the plant, animal, and climate diversity of Africa. Visitors travel through four ecosystems, from tropical rainforests to dusty dry deserts, while seeing more than two dozen African species—and some of the most elusive creatures in the world. Home to eastern black rhinoceroses, African painted dogs, dwarf crocodiles, and pygmy hippopotamuses, Regenstein African Journey teaches visitors about African wildlife conservation and species diversity.

This unique spaces features split-level views of terrestrial and aquatic habitats, indoor and outdoor viewing, water features and lush jungle landscaping, and interactive learning features, including brass animal statues, squishy flooring to imitate damp shorelines, and dark caves that replicate real wildlife habitats.

Commitment to Care

Animals may not be visible at all times. To promote positive animal welfare, we provide animals with choices. They can choose to spend time in areas that are out of public view.

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Wildlife face many daunting challenges—some global, like planet-wide climate change, and some that affect individuals, like an animal ingesting plastic—but now is not the time to despair. None of these problems are too big for us to come together and solve.

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