Dates: daily year-round; Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday are less crowded.
Time/duration: Zoo hours; allow 2-3 hours to see most exhibits.
Reservations: must be made prior to the date of the visit.
- Minimum group size is 10.
- One group leader per every 10 students is required and admitted for FREE.
- To reserve tax-free, submit a tax exempt form at the time of your reservation.
- Payment is collected at any admission window upon arrival.
Self-Guided Field Trip & Lecture
Upgrade your Self-Guided Field Trip to include a lecture by one of our esteemed staff by calling 404.624.5822. Lectures are $25 per person, which includes admission to the Zoo. Payment is required at the time of registration. Minimum group size is 10. Subject to availability.
Popular lectures include:
The Scope and Scale of Global Amphibian Extinction, Dr. Joe Mendelson
Dr. Mendelson chronicles his experience working with amphibians throughout North, Central and South America and discusses the chytrid fungus and its devastating impact on frog populations. His presentation demonstrates the extent of recent amphibian declines and extinctions and their primary causes. He will give specific attention to what this phenomenon means in terms of global ecosystem functioning, as well as new precedents set forth in conservation and research.
Dates: available daily year-round; we suggest Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday to avoid crowds.
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