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Early Childhood Education (ECE)

primary and secondary - zoo visit with education session included

Primary and secondary students - $10
Teachers / parents - 1 free per 6 children
Additional teachers / parents - $25.20

Please note: 

  • To receive the education session rate, lead teachers are required to kōrero with one ​of the Zoo educators to discuss details of their planned programme and evaluate the session afterwards.

  • Additional costs apply for multiple secondary/NCEA ​sessions.

primary and secondary - self-guided zoo visit

Primary and secondary students - $11
Teachers / parents - 1 free per 6 children
Additional teachers / parents - $28​

Bookings essential. Available during term time (9.30am - 4.15pm, last entry).​


Tertiary students - $23
Lecturers - Two free lecturers per group​
Additional  lecturers - $25.20​​​​​

book your class

Download booking forms for your education group:

Email completed boo​king forms to:

Please be sure to download and read the terms and​ conditions of entry for education groups (pdf)​


​​We welcome staff to book a pre-visit to the Zoo b​efore your actual visit.

If you're interested, please book a time with our bookings team at:

An Auckland Zoo educator will contact you with a date and time, and instructions on how to enter. Please bring a form of ID that shows you work within your specific organisation.

Please note: This is a professional development opportunity, so children are unable to attend a pre-visit​.​​

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