Excursion Pricing Information
Displayed below is detailed information about rates for school excursions to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo on Darling Harbour.
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo school excursions give your students the opportunity to study iconic Australian animals, learning more about their habitats, features and life cycles and how we can work together to protect them. Complement your excursion by including a visit to one of other attractions and give your students the opportunity to further their learning. See below for details on combining your visit with a trip to SEA LIFE Sydney, Madame Tussauds or Sydney Tower Eye.
All Sydney teachers are offered free entry to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo to help you plan ahead for your excursion, whether that's to create lesson plans or to conduct a risk assessment. Please note that teachers must present their current teaching ID on entry to receive this offer. Please request your free visit using our pre-visit request form at least one week prior to your excursion.
Please note all our school rates apply to registered Australian primary and secondary schools for students K - 12 and are only valid on open weekdays during school terms.
For school bookings, click here to complete our online booking request form
Combine With Other Attractions
For the best value we recommend combining your excursion to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo with other attractions.
The best bit? Combination bookings can be shared amongst your classes. Book in multiple excursions for different dates and other classes at your school can benefit from the reduced combination rates. Booking dates and numbers for all excursions included in a combination booking must be committed to at the time of booking in order to receive discounted price.
The other attractions we offer combination excursions with are:
- SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (next door to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo)
- Madame Tussauds Sydney (next door to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo)
- Sydney Tower Eye (10 minute walk from WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo)
Single Attraction Pricing
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo only
- Australian school rates:
Option 1 - WILD self-guided tour is $11.00 per student single entry during school term only (Monday to Friday)
Option 2 - WILD guided tour + Animal encounter* is $15 per student. For more information on curriculum topic areas we can offer on this guided tour, please visit our Guided Program page. *Please note that we are currently unable to offer guided tours and encounters.
- International school rates: Self guided tour is $16.00 per student (Monday to Sunday)
- Home school rates: Self guided tour is $11.00 per student single entry during school term only (Monday to Friday), adults at full price
2 Attraction Pricing
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo + 1 other attraction
- Australian school rates: $20.00 per child
- International school rates: $25.00 per child
3 Attraction Pricing
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo + 2 other attractions
- Australian school rates: $30.00 per child
- International school rates: $35.00 per child
Free Teacher Ratio
Teachers are offered complimentary entry on the following teacher-to-student ratios:
- Preschool (4+) 1:3
- K-2 students 1:6
- Year 3-12 students 1:8
- Disabled students 1:1
Extra teachers are at a cost of $17.50 each.
We do not currently offer complimentary teacher entry for international schools or home school programs.
Book An Excursion
Tel: 1-800-195-650 (Schools Only)
Or use the online booking form.
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information on planning your excursion visit to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo click here to find:
- Information before your visit
- How to get to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
- Arrival and entry for your excursion
We want you to feel confident in your decision to book your next school excursion so you are more than welcome to visit WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo as our guest.
All NSW registered teachers are offered complimentary entry to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo for advanced education preparation.
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*Please note that we are currently only offering self-guided tours for schools. For more information please visit our self-guided excursions page.
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers hands-on, interactive, curriculum based fully guided tours for all Australian students visiting WILD Life Sydney Zoo in our WILD Tots (Early Childhood), WILD Kids (K - 6) & WILD Teens (7-12) programs.
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