Want to bring your group to The Texas Zoo? We have a variety of onsite educational programs to fit your groups needs. Each program is designed to meet the Texas education standards and included encounters with some of our amazing animal ambassadors. Come to The Texas Zoo to have a truly wild field trip experience. Please read the descriptions below for more details about our programming and pricing. To book your program, please fill out the form found at the bottom of this page.

Included Educational Field Trip Assembly Program:

When your school books a field trip (Aug-May) to The Texas Zoo they will receive a 30 minute educational Assembly Program (included with admission), where students will have the chance to meet some of our animal ambassadors. This program can accommodate 120 students at a time.

Field Trip Pricing

Free for all staff members
*Explorer Classes will have an additional $2/student.

Additional Programming:

Explorer Class (Max 30 student per class):

For an additional $2/student, book our Explorer Class where your group will receive a 45 minute hands-on classroom based lesson on the topic of your choice in one of our newly renovated educational classrooms. Program topic choices include:

   Survival Tools:  This program focuses on different unique traits that help animals survive (K-5th)
   Home Sweet Home: Travel with us to different habitats and meet the animals that thrive there.(K-5th)
   Animal Meal Mix-Up: There's a problem in our zoo kitchen! Help the dietitian figure out whose diets are whose. (K-5th)

Explorer Classes are offered at 10:15, 11:15, and 12:15. Groups larger than 30 may choose additional program times. Please note that when your group books an Explorer Class, they are no longer able to attend the Assembly Program.

Assembly Program Stage and Seating Area

Lunch Guidelines:

The Texas Zoo does not have a designated picnic area on zoo property. However, there is a children’s park located within short driving distance of the zoo that your group is more than welcome to use for picnic lunches. The park is equipped with several play grounds, basketball court and restroom facilities.

Park Address:

Children’s Park 
523 McCright Dr.
Victoria, Tx 77901

Directions from The Texas Zoo to Children’s Park:

Head east on Memorial Dr toward N Bluff St. Turn left onto N. Bluff St. Turn right onto W. Red River St. Turn left onto N. Vine St. Turn left onto McCright Dr. Your destination will be on your right: 523 McCright Dr.

Book your Field Trip to The Texas Zoo!


The Zoo opens at 10AM so all arrival times must be 10AM or later.

Please fill in the form below to submit your request to book a field trip to The Texas Zoo. For groups booking the Explorer Class, please use the program times listed in the Explorer Class Section. You will receive a confirmation email from our Education Staff confirming your date, and program time. Thank you and we look forward to seeing your group soon!

(at least 2 potential dates)
(groups larger than 120 students can request multiple times)
Available Times: 10:30, 11:30 or 12:30