Experience the wonder of 4-D at the Phoenix Zoo’s new 4-D Theater, the first of its kind in the Valley! Each show will make you feel fully immersed in a truly magical way utilizing smells, water, wind and other various in theater effects.
Now – January 20, 2020 Hours
9:20 a.m. – Last show starts at 3:40 p.m.
Shows run every 30 minutes and last approximately 10 – 15 minutes.*
*Showtimes and the films available may vary based on business needs.
A 4-D Theater ticket is included in the Zoo’s Total Experience Ticket and Value Ticket packages, or can be purchased individually. Total Experience and Value Ticket passes are one visit per person. Visit our Hours & Rates page for more information on ticket packages.
Children 2 and under are free. Children under 7 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 4-D
The star of “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is back for another adventure! While looking for his long lost grandfather, Sean (played by Josh Hutcherson), decodes a secret map that points him to the elusive “Mysterious Island”, a place few people have ever seen. Or lived to tell about. Join Sean and his friends in an immersive 4-D experience as they fly through a tornado, encounter giant lizards, discover the lost city of Atlantis, and pilot Captain Nemo’s submarine! Featuring an all-star cast, including Michael Caine, Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, and Luis Guzman, this is a one-of-a-kind adventure you won’t want to miss.
Shark: A 4-D Experience
Come face to face with some of the world’s most strange and 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, BBC Earth’s Shark: A 4D Experience® explores the complex nature of these magnificent creatures’ survival instincts. Stunning 3D 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.
The BBC and BBC Earth are trademarks of the British Broadcasting Corporation and are used under licence. BBC logo © BBC 1996 Photography © Morné Hardenberg/Atlantic Edge Films
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ 4D Experience®
Your guests are invited on an extraordinary 4D adventure this holiday season on THE POLAR EXPRESS™! When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ 4D Experience® is based on the inspiring and beloved Caldecott Medal winning children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg.
THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s19) Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters © & ™ 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
This 4-D Experience® could aggravate certain medical conditions. It involves special effects: loud noises, strobe and seats with a poke in the upper back, all coordinated with an action-packed film experience.
Experience is not recommended for guests with:
- medical sensitivity to strobe lights
- back, neck or similar physical conditions
- sensitivity to loud sounds
Advisories: A warning to parents, the Experience may be frightening for small children. Please supervise children at all times.