A Drive-Thru Animatronic Dinosaur Adventure is Coming to Cincinnati's Coney Island This August

The traveling Jurassic Quest is bringing its life-like dinosaurs to the Queen City for the ultimate socially distant journey back in time

click to enlarge A Drive-Thru Animatronic Dinosaur Adventure is Coming to Cincinnati's Coney Island This August
Photo: Provided by Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest is returning to the Queen City this Aug. 21-30, but not without a few coronavirus-related adaptations to the exhibit.

This year, the immersive experience will take guests on a drive-thru dinosaur safari back in time at Greater Cincinnati's Coney Island. 

The organizers behind the attraction have shifted Jurassic Quest to offer a socially distant adventure for dino lovers instead of the typical hands-on event at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Hop in your car and soak up some knowledge and exciting sights from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle.

The one-hour experience takes visitors on a journey past more than 70 realistic-looking animatronic dinosaurs, including a 50-foot-long Megalodon and 80-foot-long Spinosaurus. 

"In addition to the life-like dinosaur exhibits, there will be opportunities to visit with our one-of-a-kind baby dinosaurs and our team of dino trainers, as well as the chance to capture the moment with a safari-style photo of your vehicle and family transported back in time via a Jurassic setting complete with a dinosaur backdrop," says a press release from Jurassic Quest. 

According to the release, those at the Cincinnati stop will be "among the first in the nation" to experience the adventure with an online audio tour. 

Tickets cost $49 per vehicle that seat less than nine passengers; larger vehicles that seat 9-15 passengers cost $80. Tickets can be purchased online

For more info, visit jurassicquest.com

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