A variety of guided tours are available for school groups coming to the zoo for a field trip. Trained volunteer docents will lead your group on a journey to explore the wonders of animals and the living world. All tours are aligned with Colorado Academic Standards.
1st - 12th Grades
A minimum of 10 students are required to take part in a tour. All groups are required to have 1 adult chaperone per 10 students. A maximum of two adults may join a tour group; we ask that additional adults enjoy the zoo on their own and meet up with the school group after the tour finishes.
Monday through Friday, September through April only
$7/student (September-February) and $8/student (March-April); Smaller groups will be charged for a minimum of 10 students
Things to Know:
Available Guided Tour Programs:
All guided tours for students are aligned with Colorado Acacdemic Standards. Programs listed below are listed for the grade whose standard most closely aligns with the content of the tour. Tour programs that have mutliple grades listed can be adapted to the Colorado Academic Standard appropriate for the grade of students attending.
RESCHEDULE & CANCELLATION POLICY
Any education program(s) that needs to be changed after being scheduled are subject to the following fees:
- Less than 14 business days from your scheduled program date - $25.00 transfer fee AND 50% of total program cost
- More than 14 business days from your scheduled program date - $25.00 transfer fee
- Less than 14 business days from your scheduled program date - 50% of total program cost
- More than 14 business days from your scheduled program date - No fee
*PLEASE NOTE: Denver Zoo Scholarship Funds cannot be applied to cancellation fees or transfer fees.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel or reschedule a program at least two weeks prior to your scheduled visit. We will try to find another date that works well for you and the zoo. Please note: we cannot guarantee that rescheduling will be possible.