Group Field Trips

learning at the zoo

School Field Trips

Zoo Policies and Rules

Digital Zoo Map

*as a Green Initiative, we are no longer providing paper maps to our guests

Field Trip & Group Rates

Hawaii DOE & HAIS schools

Ages 2 and under: free

Pre-k – 6th grade: $2

7th – 12th grade: $4

Adult/Chaperones: $8

Hawaii Non-school rates

Ages 2 and under: free

Ages 3-12: $6

Ages 13+: $10

Out-of-State groups

Ages 2 and under: free

Ages 3-12: $13

Ages 13+: $21

Visiting Groups Reservation Policies

Depending on the day, there will be limitations on how many groups will be admitted into the Zoo. Group arrivals will be scheduled at 15-minute intervals.

For the safety and health of all guests please follow the following Zoo rules:

  • Student safety is important to us at the Honolulu Zoo, we require a minimum ratio of 1:10  adult per students ratio regardless of age group
  • All students must be directly supervised by adult chaperones regardless of children’s ages
  • Observe all posted signs and remain on paths
  • Shoes must be worn at all times while on Zoo grounds
  • Keiki Zoo Goat Yard visitations are available by reservation only. Please request a reservation in the Notes section of the below reservation form

Reservation tips:

  • Please make field trip reservations at least two weeks prior to your visit date
  • Your required number of chaperones will be calculated by dividing the number of students by ten (10)
  • Teachers are not admitted free
  • If students require to be accompanied by an IEP-mandated Assistant, the adults will need to be included in your group reservation count
  • Education program fees are separate from Zoo entry fees. If you have booked a guided tour, please pay in advance with a credit card or you can pay your tour guide directly via cash or check made payable to: “Honolulu Zoo Society”.
  • Zoo entry costs can be paid the day of your visit via cash, credit card (Visa or MasterCard), or check payable to “The City & County of Honolulu”. Purchase orders and personal checks are not accepted.
  • Animal encounters are unavailable

After completing your reservation the Education Department will send you a confirmation packet. Please read through carefully.

Packets are to be filled out by the group leader and can be used as an invoice. A completed packet is required for Zoo entry on the day of your visit.

If you are interested adding a guided tour to your visit, please let us know in the “Special Requests/Comments” section in your School Field Trip Reservation Form submission!

Summer Fun Groups

For the safety and health of our guests, staff, and animals, one (1) Summer Fun group will be accommodated per day.

Please adhere to our 1:10 (adult:student) ratio during your visit.

School Field Trips Reservation Form

School Field Trip Reservation
Number of Participants:
Date and Time Request
Time Request
Questions or cancellation?

please contact us

Education Department

Phone: 808.926.3191 ext. 5


Honolulu Zoological Society – Education Department
151 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu,HI 96815