Wellington Zoo is passionate about learning. We love being able to create those ‘wow’ moments that help students get up close with some of our amazing animals, gain an understanding of the role of a good zoo, and discover what they can do to care for the natural world. 

LEOTC Sessions

Wellington Zoo is a Learning Experience Outside The Classroom (LEOTC) provider, and our Zoo Educator can help your class meet their learning objectives in a range of topics. We provide LEOTC sessions at a discounted rate:

  • $7.50 per student per Zoo learning session (Years 1 -13)
  • $7.50 per adult helper
  • Teachers and teacher aides are free.

 

Tertiary

We can provide tailored learning opportunities for tertiary students. These sessions are available at our student rate:

  • $17 per student
  • $17 per lecturer/tutor

Pre-schools

We love having pre-schoolers visit. Their excitement and wonder at exploring the Zoo and meeting our animals is infectious. 
If you book your visit in advance, special pre-school group rates apply:

  • $11.00 per child 3 and over
  • $11.00 per teacher or adult helper
  • Under 3s are free

If your visit is not booked in advance, normal Zoo entry fees apply.

The Warehouse Wellington Zoofari

All kids deserve to experience a magical day at the Zoo. We’re extremely proud of our ongoing partnership with The Warehouse to provide funding for low decile schools who want to bring their students to visit the Zoo and have a magical learning experience. 

Funding is available to schools in the Wellington and Tasman region to cover the cost of transport and attending a Zoo learning session. 

Applications open at the end of each year. 

Get in touch to find out more