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 offers world class curriculum based learning. Complement your excursion by including a visit to one of other attractions and give your students the opportunity to further their learning. Each of our attractions offer an exclusive hands-on interactive school program.
All Sydney teachers are offered free entry to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo for the purpose of seeing educational links and the forward planning of an excursion. Please note that teachers must present their current teaching ID 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 during school terms - Monday to Friday.
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 (August 2019)
- Australian school rates:
Option 1 - WILD self-guided tour is $11.00 per student (3 - 15 years) single entry during school term only (Monday to Friday)
Option 2 - WILD guided tour + Animal encounter is $15 per student (3 - 15 years). For more information on curriculum topic areas we can offer on this guided tour, please visit our Guided Program page.
- Vacation care/holiday rates: Self guided tour is $16.80 per child (Monday to Friday)
- International school rates: Self guided tour is $16.00 per student 3 - 15 years (Monday to Sunday)
- Home school rates: Self guided tour is $11.00 per student (3 - 15 years) 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 (3-15 years): $20.00 per child
- Vacation care/holiday rates: $25.00 per child
- International school rates: $25.00 per child
3 Attraction Pricing
WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo + 2 other attractions
- Australian school rates (3 - 15 years): $30.00 per child
- Vacation care/holiday rates: $35.00 per child
- International school rates: $35.00 per child
Teacher 'Free of Charge' 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.
- Vacation care students 1:8
Under the vacation care rate, extra adults are at a cost of $20.00 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.
Click here to find out more
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.
Click the below links for more information:
We currently do not offer animal encounters during school holiday periods. Be sure to check out our feed and talk times, included with admission, to get up close and learn about our key animals and creatures!