Teachers Lounge :: Field Trips

Field Trips

With over 106 acres to explore including our largest exhibit, The Giants of the Savanna, the Dallas Zoo is the largest zoological experience in Texas!

Eligible groups can preregister for self-guided field trips at a discounted admission rate. Groups must preregister at least two weeks in advance of their scheduled date to qualify.

Cost: $5.00/student, $5.00/adult (teachers or chaperones), 1 free adult/10 students. School buses park for free. All other vehicles pay regular parking, $8.00/vehicle.

Check out our Field Trip Planner for lots of helpful tips!


Eligible groups include: preschools, state licensed daycares, public or private schools, homeschool groups, scouts, shelters, City of Dallas recreation centers, YMCA/YWCA, Boys/Girls Clubs, and organized college classes (where a teacher is bringing the students for a class project).
Ineligible non-education groups include churches, corporations, senior citizens, Mother’s Day out, family groups, birthdays, travel companies, non City of Dallas recreation centers, non-profits, college trips (not led by teacher), etc.


The Education Office is open Monday-Friday during regular Zoo hours.  Contact us at Education@DallasZoo.com or 469.554.7300.