field trips to the
Indianapolis Zoo and White River
Gardens require reservations at least two weeks in advance of the
Field trip rate eligibility requirements:
• Group visiting must have at least 15 people total.
• Group must be part of a school that is currently in
• Preschools must have a teacher on staff that has a valid
teaching license. (CDAs do not qualify).
The school group rate does not apply to day cares, weekend visits, summer day care for
school-aged children or summer camps.
Our new Education Package Tickets include 4D Theatre
Tickets for Planet Earth: Shallow Seas.
Click Here for more information.
Admission with 4D Theatre
Adult chaperone Admission with
Teaching staff (including bus
Bus parking on visit date
All other Vehicles
Please go to our
Registration page and follow the step-by-step
directions listed there.
NEW - Interactive Workshops for Students
Summer Day Camp, Day Cares or Bringing a Large Group
What to do at the Zoo
What to Wear
During Christmas at the Zoo, Zoo operating hours change to 12-9pm. The
event dates vary from year to year — check the
operating hours for specifics. We can only give school group rates if
your group leaves by 5pm.