Park Rules

  • Serengeti Springs at the Hattiesburg Zoo is a family park. The safety of our Guests and Team Members is our top priority, always. We continue to practice the highest standards to best provide a safe, fun experience. We count on everyone’s efforts to do their part by following our rules and policies listed online and in the park.
  • Speakers, radios or devices that emit external sound are not permitted.
  • Obey all posted signs and verbal instructions from Lifeguards or other staff members.
  • Serengeti Springs Coast Guard Approved Life Jackets must be worn for guests under 42″ tall and weak swimmers in the Lazy River. Only you can determine your level of swimming skills.  Life Jackets are provided FREE OF CHARGE based on availability. If a guest brings in a Life Jacket to Serengeti Springs, it must have a clear approval stamp of the United States Coast Guard.
  • Use of the Park, its slides and amusements are at your own risk.
  • Children not toilet trained MUST wear approved swim diapers at all times.
  • Please do not change children’s diapers on the pool deck; changing tables are provided in all restrooms.
  • Do not use water attractions if you have been ill within the past two weeks, have a communicable disease and/or open wounds.
  • By visiting our facility, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Serengeti Springs will pursue the highest level of safety to our guests. We may close attractions at any time at our discretion based on inclement weather, high winds, lightning, water clarity, mechanical issues, or other circumstances.
  • Protect your personal items. Keep your personal items like cell phones, car keys and money secure at all times. Lockers are available for a nominal fee. Serengeti Springs is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • To maintain our family-friendly environment, the use of cigarettes, chewing tobacco, electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), lighters and illegal substances are prohibited inside Serengeti Springs.
  • The following items are not permitted:  Hard or soft coolers, glass containers, food & drink, pets or animals (other than certified service animals), knives or weapons of any kind, drugs or alcohol, clothing with objectionable references, personal shade structures or lounges and pool toys (See the prohibited items list posted in the park and on the Serengeti Springs website for more details.)
  • Serengeti Springs reserves the right to require a Guest to leave if the Guest is (i) using profanity, offensive or threatening language towards our Team Members or other Guests and/or (ii) violating any other Park Rules. Serious violations or trespassing may result in arrest. No refunds will be offered.
  • We reserve the right to video, film, photograph, record and otherwise reproduce the images/voice/sounds of anyone that enters upon park property and use them for any purpose without payment or consideration to any person.