Entry costs for school visits

Prices 2016/17

31 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017

1 Mar - 28 Jul 2017

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

£6.00 £8.00

Post-16 yrs self-guided

£7.00 £9.00

Additional adults

£13.25 £13.25

Education session

£1.50 per child £1.50 per child

Rates available Mon-Fri only – however please ask to be put in contact with the Discovery & Learning team to discuss weekend requests.

If you have any questions you can call: 0344 967 0831 

To ensure good supervision of their groups at all times during their visit, one adult is admitted free for every 10 secondary pupils or every 6 primary pupils. 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 cost £1.50 per pupil per session and are designed for 1 – 35 pupils. Find out more about Education Sessions.

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 0831


Parking in the coach park at ZSL London 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

Digital Outreach

A presenter doing a Digital Outreach session

Digital Outreach links your classroom to the zoo via Skype! Digital Outreach sessions can be used to extend learning after a zoo visit, or can be standalone sessions. Each session costs £50 and is designed for a maximum of 35 students. 

Find out more