Chehaw Rides Reopen for the Season - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Chehaw Veldt exhibit reopens tomorrow

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Information from Chehaw Park

Two of Chehaw Park's most popular attractions are set to reopen tomorrow for the 2013 season.

The African Veldt experience is a new ride that transports zoo visitors into the wilds of Africa. The 47 acre habitat is home to zebra, ostrich, wildebeest, eland antelope, and impala. It made its debut over last year's Labor Day weekend to the delight of young and old alike.

Visitors are transported in a tractor-pulled covered trailer that affords close-up views of the animals in a natural setting. The ride costs $3.00 (in addition to regular zoo admission) and will run on weekends and holidays every hour on the half-hour.

The other Chehaw ride experience, which will also run on weekends and holidays, is the Wiregrass Express train ride.

This popular attraction has been chugging through the woods at Chehaw for more than 20 years, and it is still only $3.00 per person.

 

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Two juveniles caught breaking into Valdosta church

    Two juveniles caught breaking into Valdosta church

    Monday, September 25 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-09-25 16:02:04 GMT
    (Source: VPD)(Source: VPD)

    Valdosta Police responded to a burglary call Sunday morning about 8:30. They saw that someone had broken a window trying to get into the church in the 800 block of West Magnolia Street. 

    More >>

    Valdosta Police responded to a burglary call Sunday morning about 8:30. They saw that someone had broken a window trying to get into the church in the 800 block of West Magnolia Street. 

    More >>
  • ASU appoints director of Center for Faculty Excellence

    ASU appoints director of Center for Faculty Excellence

    Monday, September 25 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-09-25 15:05:13 GMT
    Dorene Medlin (Source: WALB)Dorene Medlin (Source: WALB)

    The university recently appointed Dorene Medlin as Director for the Center for Faculty Excellence.

    More >>

    The university recently appointed Dorene Medlin as Director for the Center for Faculty Excellence.

    More >>
  • Hot weather can drain life from car batteries

    Hot weather can drain life from car batteries

    Monday, September 25 2017 7:50 AM EDT2017-09-25 11:50:16 GMT
    Car mechanics urge drivers to do routine maintenance under the hood as we go into fall (Source: WALB)Car mechanics urge drivers to do routine maintenance under the hood as we go into fall (Source: WALB)

    Mechanic Tom Gieryic said many people think battery issues arise from cold, frigid weather, but the summer heat can also drain a car battery.

    More >>

    Mechanic Tom Gieryic said many people think battery issues arise from cold, frigid weather, but the summer heat can also drain a car battery.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly