Conservation Learning Visits

Explore our onsite session options below or choose a self-guided visit to roam the Zoo freely with your group without a session.

To secure your spot, please choose your session and click ‘Book Now’ to fill out a booking form. We’ll get back to you to confirm.

Our Education Programmes


How have animals adapted to their habitat? Observe animal features and behaviours in action!

Available for: Years 0 - 13


What does living sustainably look like and why is it necessary?

Available for: Years 0 - 13


Discover the fascinating world of animal grouping and classification.

Available for: Years 0 - 4


Discover how living things are classified in te ao Māori (the Māori worldview)

Available for: Years 0 - 8

Protecting Aotearoa

Learn how Aotearoa is home to unique animals which face modern day threats from introduced pests.

Available for: Years 5 - 10

Human Evolution

Explore Human Evolution and the trends throughout bipedal history in a hands-on learning experience.

Available for: Year 13 only

Mātauranga Māori

Discover the Māori world view and the connectivity in the world around us in a tailored session.

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Session duration: 45 minutes
Bookable from Tuesday to Friday, starting from 9:30am
Minimum adult: student supervision ratio for age groups. ECE 1:3  |  Years 0 – 6 1:6  |  Years 7 – 10 1:15  |  Years 11 – 13 1:30
Cost of session: ECE under 5 $0 and all adults $19. Years 0 – 13 $10 per student, 1 free adult per 6 students and 1:1 teacher aids are free. Additional adults outside ratio $19. Double sessions $20 per student. Tertiary please email

Inspiring the next generation of conservationists.

Kia ora kaiako across Aotearoa!

The Conservation Learning team is excited to welcome you and your ākonga to the zoo for onsite Conservation Learning sessions in 2023! 

These sessions are delivered at Auckland Zoo by our team of amazing facilitators who have a wealth of education experience between them. Our interactive sessions are designed to be engaging and are developed in-line with the New Zealand Curriculum. We hope to welcome you and your tamariki for a visit soon!

Other Education

Learning at Home

We’ve created easy to use lesson plans and learning resources to support teachers in your online classrooms.