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School Field Trips

SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIPS RESERVATION POLICIES

  • Please make field trip reservations at least two weeks prior to your visit date.
  • Student safety is important to us at the Honolulu Zoo, and for that reason we require a minimum ratio of one adult per 10 students regardless of age group. We also require shoes to be worn at all times while on Zoo grounds.
  • Keiki Zoo (Petting Zoo) times are on a first come, first reserved basis and are limited to groups of no more than 25 individuals for each 30 minute time slot.  Time slots start every 15 minutes.  PLEASE NOTE: Keiki Zoo times are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice due to staffing and/or animal emergencies.
  • We DO NOT have facilities for storing lunches. We suggest placing lunches in a box/cooler and storing them on one of our picnic tables accompanied by one of your chaperones, renting double strollers ($7 each) from our gift shop to transport the lunches, bringing in wagons to pull lunches, or have the students carry their lunches with them.

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RESERVED SCHOOL GROUP RATES (FIELD TRIPS)

Effective February 13, 2012, the admission fees for school group field trips are as follows:

School Groups (Public and Private Schools: Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE), Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS), Head Start, Homeschools, Preschools)

  • School Child (Pre-K to 6th Grade) $2.00 each
  • School Child (7th Grade to 12th Grade) $4.00 each
  • School Adult (including teachers and chaperones) $8.00 each

Non-School Group Rates (Scout Troops, Afterschool Groups, Summer Camps, Church Groups, Non-profit Groups)

  • School Child (Pre-K to 6th Grade) $4.00 each
  • School Child (7th Grade to 12th Grade) $8.00 each
  • School Adult (including teachers and chaperones) $8.00 each

City and County of Honolulu Parks and Recreation Summer Fun

  • Call For Rates:  (808) 971-7195

Out-of-State Groups (General Admission Rates)

  • School Child (Pre-K to 6th Grade) $6.00 each
  • School Child (7th Grade to 12th Grade) $14.00 each
  • School Adult (including teachers and chaperones) $14.00 each
    • Have the final headcount ready for the cashier at the time of payment
    • Fees are payable by cash, check, or charge (Visa and MasterCard only).  Purchase Orders and personal checks are not accepted
    • Please make all entrance fees payable to "The City and County of Honolulu"
    • No refunds will be given for checks written over the amount owed at time of entrance

GUIDED TOURS - HONOLULU ZOO SOCIETY SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Whether you are seeking to enrich your students' field trip to the Zoo or build on a lesson plan from your classroom, the Honolulu Zoo Society's Education Department offers a wide range of programs to enhance science curricula for kindergartners through twelfth graders. Tours are adaptable for all age groups - reserve your tour today!

African Savanna Safari
Hawaiʻi Science Standard: Unity and Diversity, Doing Scientific Inquiry, Living the Values, Interdependence
Did you know that our African Savanna was designed to represent different ecosystems in Africa? Your tour guide will take you on a safari to learn fun facts about the animals that inhabit Africa and the Honolulu Zoo. Our staff will showcase the wonders of hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, zebras, ostriches, lions, and many others.

Mammals of the Honolulu Zoo
Hawaiʻi Science Standard: Unity and Diversity, Interdependence
What do all mammals have in common? While touring, we will share some fun facts about our mammalian cousins residing in the Honolulu Zoo.

Reptiles of the Honolulu Zoo
Hawaiʻi Science Standard: Unity and Diversity, Interdependence
Some slither, some climb, and some even run on two legs.  But what do all reptiles have in common? We'll tour and compare tortoises to turtles, alligators to crocodiles, and you'll discover what unites them as one group.

Guided Tour Policies:

  • Guided tours are optional and the fees are in addition to the admission fees.
  • Programs are $75 for the first 25 participants, $3 per additional person (fees apply to students and chaperones, teachers are FREE). Checks must be presented to your guide PRIOR to the start of your tour. Checks are payable to "THE HONOLULU ZOO SOCIETY"
  • Tours are booked on a first come, first reserved basis. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
  • Tour times are based on staff availability and the arrival and departure times of your group.
  • Two programs can run simultaneously, but this is dependent on staffing and previously scheduled programs.
  • We can usually accommodate a maximum of 100 students on any given day.

If you have questions or need to cancel your reservation, please contact:

Programs Coordinator
Phone: (808) 971-7195
Fax: (808) 926-2622
Email: Education@honzoosoc.org

Address:
Honolulu Zoological Society
Education Department
151 Kapahulu Ave
Honolulu HI 96815