Bike Safari

Aug. 25 | 6 – 9 p.m.

Members: $25/adult • $20/child or senior
General admission: $30/adult • $25/child or senior


Grab your helmets — Bike Safari is back!

Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to ride your bicycle through the Detroit Zoo and enjoy an after-hours look at your favorite animals. This event is for guests of all ages!

The course has a variety of surfaces and a combination of uphill and downhill portions, as well as tight turns and flat stretches. Child carriers, tricycles, bicycle trailers and training wheels are allowed on this family-friendly adventure.


What to expect at Bike Safari?

  • A unique opportunity to ride your bike around the Zoo’s naturalistic 125 acres
  • Education stations
  • Animal zookeeper chats
  • Discounted Carousel rides
  • Food available for purchase
  • Themed photo opportunities
  • Access to BRICKLIVE, a walk-through experience featuring more than 70 unique, dazzling displays of toy brick models
  • Family fun!


Helmets are mandatory. Guests must provide their own bike and helmet.

All guests must complete a consent waiver, and guests under 18 must have parental consent to participate.

Bike Safari is a rain-or-shine event. No motorized bikes, e-bikes or foot traffic will be permitted. Electric Convenience Vehicles will be available for rent.

What’s new at Bike Safari 2023?

Park your bike and gaze at the coolest supersized sculptures you’ll ever see while exploring BRICKLIVE walk-through experience! Explore this 3-acre trail of creativity after hours, which is sure to spark curiosity, joy and amazement for guests of all ages.

How does Bike Safari support the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) mission?

By attending events hosted by the Detroit Zoo, you are directly supporting the DZS mission of Creating Meaningful Connections Between People Animals and the Natural World So All Can Thrive. Your event admission provides support so that DZS can continue to demonstrate extraordinary leadership in environmental sustainability. Not only is biking a healthy form of exercise, but it is also a sustainable method of transportation.