Entry costs for school visits

Prices 2015-16

1 Sept - 31 Oct 2015

1 Nov - 31 Dec 2015

1 Jan - 29 Feb 2016 

1 Mar - 24 July 2016

Primary and Secondary Students (Under 16 yrs) self-guided





Post-16 Students self-guided





Additional adults





Education session




£1.50 per child


If you have any questions please call: 0344 967 0832

To ensure good supervision of their groups at all times during their visit, one adult is admitted free for every 10 secondary pupils (11 yrs and over) or every 6 primary pupils 3-11 years old). Any adults above this ratio are required to pay the admission price on arrival.

As a condition of the entry costs for school visits, Teachers and accompanying adults must supervise their groups at all times during their visit.  Please find a list of behaviour guidelines to share with your students on our pre-visit information page.

Education sessions

Education sessions are free from 1 September 2014 until 29 February 2016 and cost £1.50 per child from 1 March 2016 - 24 July 2016.

Please note: if you choose to be invoiced on the day of your visit, alter the date, education session or cancel a visit ZSL reserves the right to charge an administration fee of £20.

If you have any questions you can call: 0344 967 0832


Parking in the external car park at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is free of charge for minibuses and coaches of schools visiting the zoo, during term time only.

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

Full terms and conditions for Educational visits