Masks required. Education and Herpetarium buildings are closed.

Field Trips

Preparing for a Trip to the Zoo

Visitors looking at monkeys 

Group Admission Rates

Who qualifies for group admission rates?
LICENSED child daycare, head start, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, primary, secondary, high school, home school, special education and higher education (Universities/Community Colleges).

  • Have one adult chaperone for every 10 students
  • Make reservation at least three weeks in advance; accommodations under three weeks may not be possible
  • Have ONE group leader who will collect ALL money and make ONE payment for the whole group on the reservation upon entrance. Anyone who does not enter WITH the group will be charged the full admission price.

General Information:

  • Group admission is $1.00 per person
  • Group must have ONE group leader who will collect ALL money and make ONE payment upon entrance. Anyone who does not enter and pay with the group will be charged the full admission price.
  • If more than one classroom is included on the reservation it will be considered ONE group unless separate reservations are submitted.
  • Reservation can be paid with cash, credit card, purchase order or by school check (valid ID required).
  • Field trips are available any day except for designated Zoo event blackout dates and City holidays

Academic Standards

We understand your need to address academic standards. All zoo programs have been designed to help meet TEKS in Science, Language Arts, Math and Social Studies.

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Come visit us!

The Amarillo Zoo is located in Thompson Park. Take Hwy 287 North off of I-40, take the N. 24th Ave. exit and go West, turn right into Thompson Park and follow the signs to the Zoo parking lot.

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