School trips to the Zoo

We are teaching students about the natural world to inspire the next generation of conservationists.

Our education team are eager to support your class’s learning both in person and digitally with our range of national curriculum-based workshops.

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School trip costs

Prices for academic year 2023 - 20241st Sept 2023 - 20th Oct 202330th Oct 2023 - 20th Dec 20233rd     Jan 2024 -  16th   Feb 202426th   Feb 2024 - 29  March 202415th April 2024 - 19 July 2024
Primary and Secondary Students (Under 16 yrs) self-guided£8£7£7£9£9
Post-16 Students self-guided (A-levels and FE)£9£8£8£10£10
Higher Education Students self-guided*£14.25£14.25£14.25£14.25£14.25
Additional adults£14.25£14.25£14.25£14.25£14.25
1:1 CarersFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
Education workshopFreeFreeFree£45.00£45.00

*Higher Education students are those students at Level 5 and above. 


Schools in postcodes LU1 - LU7 or Hemel Hempstead with 25% FSM    

Rates are available Monday - Friday during term time only for UK schools, international schools and home educators. 

To ensure good supervision of groups at all times, one adult is admitted free for every 5 paying primary pupils or every 10 paying secondary pupils or older. Any adults above this ratio are required to pay the additional adult price.

Education trips terms and conditions 

Not sure if a zoo visit is right for you? Contact us to discuss how a zoo trip might meet your learning outcomes.

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Lioness soft toy which is available at the Zoo shop
A Whipsnade Zoo presenter with a four teenage school children

School souvenirs 

Pre-purchase souvenirs for your students and have them ready and waiting for you on arrival.

Our line of keyrings, notebooks, pencils and more will be fond momento of their time spent at the Zoo and some of our iconic animals. Souvenirs can be ordered up to 3 days in advance of your visit and be picked up on the day of your visit at the gift shop, or delivered directly to your school (extra costs apply). 

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