Field Trips: Self-guided

Explore the Zoo on your own at a discounted group rate! Add to the educational experience by using our standards-based curriculum guides and grade-specific activities at the Zoo and before and after your visit.

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Daily year-round*

*Zoo hours vary seasonally (allow 2-3 hours for your trip)
Mondays through Wednesdays are less crowded.

 

Pre-registration price: $10.99 per student
Walk up price: $14.99

One chaperone per 10 students is admitted free, additional chaperones pay student price. The one free adult chaperone ticket does not apply to the $14.99 walk up rate.

Zoo Atlanta offers free student field trip admissions to a limited number of Georgia Title I Schools through our Sponsored Admissions Program.

 


REGISTRATION

  • Educational Group Reservations must be made at least 7 days prior to the date of your visit to receive the discounted school admission rate of $10.99.
  • You will receive one FREE adult chaperone ticket per every 10 students when you pre-register. Additional adults pay the same rate as students. 
    • The one FREE adult chaperone ticket does not apply to the $14.99 walk up rate.
  • Minimum group size of 10 students is required to receive the discounted admission rate. No maximum.
  • Head count may be changed up to 7 days before your scheduled visit.

PAYMENT 

  • Payment is due at least 7 days prior to the date of your visit. Unpaid reservations will be cancelled if payment is not received.
  • Refunds will not be given for any unused portion of your reservation.
  • Payments are NOT accepted at the gate for the $10.99 Educational Group Rate.
  • Once the reservation is paid in full, any additional admissions must be purchased at the gate for the $14.99 walk-up rate.

CANCELLATIONS AND RESCHEDULES

  • Cancellations 7 days before the scheduled visit will receive a full refund.
  • Rescheduling of an existing reservation must be made at least 7 days before your scheduled visit.
  • Educational Groups will not receive refunds for rain. For instances of severe inclement weather, please contact Education Reservations at 404.624.5822.

LUNCH

  • Group lunch storage is available in the Zoo at The Lunch Den, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round. Lunches should be in a labeled cooler/container.
  • You can also pre-order your lunch! For just $8.50 per person + tax, your group can order your choice of pizza or sandwich, whole fruit, cookie and a drink! Please complete the order form and submit via email to specialevents@zooatlanta.org or by phone at 404.624.5995. Orders must be placed 14 days prior to your visit. 

BUS PARKING

  • Bus drivers are permitted to drop off their groups in the turnaround circle in the Cherokee Avenue parking lot. See our map for further details.

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