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Guided Excursion Programs

Discover the WILD

WILD Discovery Tours - an exciting interactive tour for schools visiting WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s education programs are a professional, curriculum-based education service. We treat our animals as an educational resource, presenting them alongside educative programs, which allow your class to identify the different requirements of Australian flora and fauna. Our curriculum based guided programs are delivered by passionate educators, who inspire and engage students through the exploration and interactivity of WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s amazing zones.

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.

 

 

 

WILD TEENS TOPICS

Suitable for Year 7 & 8

This is a one hour guided tour through the zoo with one of our expert zoo keepers. The tour will focus on how we can classify animals based on their characteristics and features and why this is important tool for scientists. The tour will include an animal encounter which students will get up close to some of the animals they have learnt about today.

PRICE - $15.00 per student as this is a lesson focused tour.

Available at 10.30am & 11.00am Monday to Friday during NSW school term.

Bookings are essential.

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Suitable for Year 7 & 8

This is a one hour guided tour through the zoo with one of our expert zoo keepers. This tour focuses on the different food webs that exist within the zoo. Students will discover the importance that each Australian animal plays in the food chain. The tour will include an animal encounter that allows the students to get up close to some of the animals they have learnt about.

PRICE - $15.00 per student as this is a lesson focused tour.

Available at 10.30am & 11.00am Monday to Friday during NSW school term.

Bookings are essential.

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Suitable for Stage 6 

This is a guided tour through the zoo with one of our expert zoo keepers. The tour will focus on looking at how Australian animals have evolved over time and have adapted to ensure the survival of their species. The tour will include an animal encounter that allows students the opportunity to get up close to some of the animals they have learnt about.

PRICE - $15.00 per student as this is a lesson focused tour.

Available at 10.30am & 11.00am Monday to Friday during NSW school term.

Bookings are essential.

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Tour Times Available

You will have three options to choose from, please choose ONE only:

  • Our WILD Discovery General Guided Tours for Australian primary and secondary schools are available at 10:30am and 11.30am Monday to Friday during the school term only. 

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  • Our WILD Discovery General Guided Tours + Animal Encounter for Australian primary and secondary schools are available at 10:30am and 11.30am Monday to Friday during the school term only from March 2019. 

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  • Our WILD Discovery Guided Tours + Lesson Focus for Australian primary and secondary schools are available at 10:30am and 11.30am Monday to Friday during the school term only.

Group Size

Once again there are three options, please choose ONE only:

  • Our WILD Discovery General Guided Tours can cater to school groups of up to 120 students (4 x 30 students).
  • Our WILD Discovery General Guided Tours + Animal Encounter can cater to school groups of up to 120 students (4 x 30 students).
  • Our WILD Discovery Focused Guided Tours + Lesson Focus can cater to school groups of up to 120 students (4 x 30 students).

Please note our total capacity for any session is 120 students in each time slot (10.30am or 11am). Once time slots are full you may need to choose another date as we wish the experience to be as comfortable and as fun as possible.

2019 Prices

There are three options:

  • $11.00 per student - our fully guided general WILD tour is still only $11.00!
  • $13.00 per student - just $2.00 more than just our fully guided general WILD tour but also includes an Animal Encounter! (Animals may vary each day)
  • $15.00 per student - just $4.00 more than our fully guided focused WILD tour but also includes a lesson focus linked to the Australian Curriculum

These prices are for students attending an Australian primary or secondary school.

Range of Tours

Our experienced educators have designed tours specifically for each year group based on Australian Curriculum Standards. Throughout the booking process, teachers are given the opportunity to provide the booking agents with information on the content their classes are currently studying, allowing us to adapt the tour for the students attending.  

Guided by our team of presentation keepers, teachers can rest assured that their students will gain an educational Australian animal experience like no other!

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Remember: You can also combine your visit to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo with SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye and or Madame Tussauds Sydney and make great savings for your own or other classes at your school. View all pricing options and info here.