How to book your school visit

How to book your school visit

Booking your school trip to ZSL London Zoo has never been easier!

Book by phone

If you would like to book one of our education sessions then please call our friendly team on:

Call: 0844 967 0831
Open: Mon - Fri (8.30am - 5pm)

Should you simply wish to book entry to the zoo, then please book these using the options below.


Book and pay online

Booking online is only for self-guided visits. If you would like to book education sessions, please contact us by phone (above).

Book Online


Reserve your place

Reserving online is only for self-guided visits. If you would like to book education sessions, please contact us by phone (above). This option will not take payment.

Reservation Form


Once a booking has been made, we will send you a letter confirming the time and location of your education session. Please bring this with you.

Bookings only available for UK schools: Mon-Fri term time only.


Terms and conditions

Bookings only available for UK and international schools Mon-Fri during UK school term time only. However, if your group is 10 or more you are eligible for our group discount.

Prices are both LZ & WZ unless otherwise stated.  

Payment for an education visit can be made by card, cash or cheque on the day or by credit card, cheque or BACs in advance.

If you alter the date, education session, cancel or no show on the day of your visit ZSL reserves the right to charge an administration fee of £20.

Payments made by invoice incur a £20 admin charge.

Education prices cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion, discounts or third party payment methods. Membership cards can be used but they will not count towards the free adult ratio.

Education groups must make a single payment for their visit.

Education sessions are free at Whipsnade from September 2014 to the end of March 2015.

A minimum payment of £22.50 (15 students) applies for the education sessions. 

Further information

Pre-visits for teachers

Once a booking has been made one teacher per class will be automatically allocated free admission to plan their trip- simply bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit. Last entry to the Zoo is one hour before the Zoo closes, so please check the current Zoo opening times before planning your pre-visit.


Pre-visit resources

Information about the content of your educational activity, pre-visit information, maps and worksheets are all available online. Make sure you check out our pre-visit checklist.


Administration charge

Please note: If you alter the date, education session or cancel a visit then ZSL reserves the right to charge an administration fee of £20.