Star Attraction

Wild Asia Monorail


A ride on our seasonal monorail takes you into the heart of the Asian wilderness. Tour guides are quick to point out the animals along the way, including red panda, elephants, and rhinos.

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Seasonal Exhibit
Open May – October only. Closed November – April. Weather dependent.

Please note - due to ride time and capacity, the line may close earlier if there is a wait time of 30 minutes or more.


Included with the Bronx Zoo Admission ticket type. Additional $7 per person with Limited Admission ticket.

Stroller parking is required when visiting this exhibit. Guests must self-park stroller before entering.


  • Assistive Listening
  • Wheelchair Accessible

*Guests using motorized scooters or wheelchairs wider than 26” (includes Zoo rental wheelchairs) may be assisted by a member of their party into a smaller wheelchair (available at Monorail platform), or, if possible, onto a Monorail seat.

Read about Wild Asia Monorail's Debut

Explore our digital timeline for a look at Wild Asia Monorail’s history, as well as key Bronx Zoo achievements in saving animal species and connecting people to wildlife.

We hope you’ll celebrate the Bronx Zoo’s 125th birthday with us this spring and summer.

The Wild Asia Monorail is a MUST DO. It’s relaxing to sit in the shade and you get to see a lot of animals.”

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Intimate Views

The monorail provides guests with the chance visit animals in their own spaces. Without the separation of glass and bars, visitors have the opportunity to appreciate wildlife from a close perspective.

Incredible Climbers

Impressive but endangered, Turkmenian flare-horned markhor demonstrate the diversity of Asian wildlife. Known for their spiralling horns and formidable climbing abilities, these goats are found in the mountains of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

In the Exhibit

Indian Rhino

A rhino’s skin resembles armor plating, but it is more sensitive than it appears. Rhinos frequently spend time in mud wallows to cool their skin and regulate their body temperature. The mud works to protect their skin from the sun.


The majestic tiger, once the top predator of nearly all of Asia's vast tropical and temperate forests, faces nearly overwhelming dangers in a vastly diminished range. WCS has developed a set of powerful strategies that has increased wild tiger populations.


These pigs live in tropical rainforests on only a few Indonesian Islands. Male babirusas have long, backward curving upper tusks; both sexes have lower tusks.

More Animals in Wild Asia Monorail


Przewalski's Horse



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