Zoo Map

Field Trips

 

Experience a Field Trip to the Akron Zoo

Akron Zoo Field Trips

We offer field trip admission rates to groups purchasing a minimum of 15 tickets in advance and paying in one payment. All groups must be registered and paid in advance to receive the group rate pricing. Fill out the form below to begin planning your own field trip.

Summer Season (April 1 - October 31)

Schools K-12, Online/Virtual, Homeschools, Universities, etc.: $5 per student and $8 per adult
Will receive one free adult for every five students if purchased at least one week before visit.*

Preschools, Day Cares, Summer Camps, Scouts, Families, etc.: $6 per student/child and $9 per adult
Will receive one free adult for every five students/children if purchased at least one week before visit.*

Bus Parking: Available at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Bus parking spaces are not guaranteed. Please have a plan in place in case the bus parking lot is full on arrival. 

Please note - If parents are attending and do not prepay through the person booking the trip, as the students do, they will not be given the discount the day of their visit if they pay at the zoo and will be charged full price ($12).

*All group tickets must be booked in advance. Day-of group rates are not available.

  • Picnic pavilions are sold out on May 5, 11, 18 and 19. 

Winter Season (November 1 - March 31)

Tickets booked in advance are $5 per person. You will also receive 1 free adult for every 5 prepaid student tickets you purchase.

Please note - If parents are attending and do not prepay through the person booking the trip, as the students do, they will not be given the discount the day of their visit if they pay at the zoo and will be charged full price ($7).

Tickets purchased individually will be sold at the full price admission rates.

For more information on our field trip admission rates, which payment methods we accept and the policies and procedures for groups visiting the Akron Zoo please check out our Field Trip Reservations and Guidelines Brochure.

 Learn more about our on-grounds programs. Download a description of all available programs (PDF).

Contact us for more information

Fill out the form below to begin planning your field trip today.

* = required field
Organization Name *
Type of Organization *
Contact Name *
Primary Email *
Street Address *
City *
State *
Zip Code *
Phone number *
Date - 1st choice *
Date - 2nd choice *
Number of Students *
Number of Adults *
Number of Buses/Vehicles *
Are you interested in on-grounds programs? (Price of programs will vary) *
Bust a Move**
All Creatures Great and Small
In Living Color
Living Things
Fur, Feathers and Scales
Backyard Wildlife
Where in the World
Superheroes!** (grades 4-8)
What’s for Dinner? (grades 4-6)
Rainforest (grades 4-6)
Endangered Species (grades 5-6)
Wildlife Trade (grades 6 - high school)
Adapt and Survive (grades 5-8)
Training 101 (grades 6-high school)
Custom Program (any age)
Are you interested in ride tickets? ($1.50 each) *
Are you interested in a pavilion rental? (Available weekdays in May only - $75.00 all day) *