4-D Theater

Open Wild Lights Only

Part of the Detroit Zoo’s Wild Adventure Zone, the 126-seat 4-D Theater is the first and only theater of its kind at any Michigan zoo. Experience a variety of shows in the theater found inside the Ford Education Center.


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Turtle Vision 4-D

A dazzling, ‘round the world, ocean adventure. Experience the ups and downs of life on land and sea in this coming-of-age story starring the cutest sea turtle on the big screen. From the warm waters of the tropics to the icy Antarctic, join Sammy and his friends on an exciting journey through truly immersive environments. Swim through colorful coral reefs and enjoy a dazzling ride on a fun-loving octopus. Dive into icy polar waters to meet a friendly whale. Are you ready to face the dangers you may encounter with humans?

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SHARK: A 4-D EXPERIENCE

Come face to face with some of the world’s strangest and most mysterious shark species. These extraordinarily intelligent underwater giants each exhibit unique behaviors to navigate their ever-changing environment. Essential to the fragile balance of our ocean’s health, the complex nature of these magnificent creatures’ survival instincts are explored in Shark: A 4-D Experience®. Stunning 3-D and special effects place you right in the middle of the action as sharks reveal their hidden traits while roaming an eerily beautiful underwater landscape.

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