School Field Trip Information

  • Reservations are now being accepted for the 2020/2021 school year. September 8, 2020 through June 4, 2021
  • Reservations can be made for visits Monday - Friday, black out dates apply.
  • Reservations must be made at least 1 week in advance of visit date.
  • The Zoo currently has timed entry in place.  Please plan to arrive in accordance with your assigned entry time.
  • Students may not carry backpacks inside the Zoo. Backpacks are allowed for teachers and chaperones only. Small drawstring bags are allowed for students to carry their belongings.  We encourage the use of refillable water bottles. 
  • Lunches are not allowed to be brought into the Zoo. Schools that bring their own lunches can eat at the Solar Point Picnic Area located in the North America parking lot before or after your Zoo visit.  If you choose to leave the Zoo to eat during your visit be sure to see a representative from admissions to receive a hand-stamp for re-entry before exiting to the parking lot or picnic areas.
  • Please print and bring your confirmation letter received via email for entry on the day of your visit. 
  • Buses can unload and park at North America in parking lot "A" or Solar Pointe. Do not park and unload at the Entrance.
  • School field trips require one adult chaperone for every 10 students. Chaperones must remain with and supervise their groups at all times.
  • Please be sure to review the Zoo's current operations, health and safety information before planning your trip.
  • Face coverings are recommended for any guests that have not been fully vaccinated.
  • Additional guests/parents/chaperones must purchase tickets online in advance for Zoo entry. 
Children on school trip observing the gyser

FAQ's for School Field Trips