4-D Theater

Open weekends in October

Jump right into the action at our special effects 4-D Theater!

Each 15-minute experience stimulates the senses with stunning 3-D projection and special effects that will surprise and entertain the whole family!

Turtle Vision 4-D

A dazzling, ‘round the world, ocean adventure. The long-awaited follow-up to “PandaVision” and “SOS Planet” is here. 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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Detroit Zoo - 4-D Theater - Coastal Predators

Coastal Predators: A 4-D Experience

It is the greatest gathering of ocean predators on the planet. Dolphins, sharks, whales and seals converge to feast along the breathtaking South African coast in one of nature’s most amazing events. Coastal Predators: A 4-D Experience is an astonishing underwater Armageddon. Each year billions of sardines are pushed into the shallows as the ocean’s most incredible animals forego natural instincts towards each other to come together for a common quest. Without the annual sardine run, the lives of the animals caught up in the drama hang in the balance. Stunning visuals and high octane action with 4-D effects bring this great spectacle to life as you dive into this feeding frenzy of epic proportions.

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Tickets for the 4-D Theater are available at the Wild Adventure Zone or online seasonally as part of the Total Experience package.

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