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 program descriptions below for more details and following the booking instructions to schedule your field trip today.

How to Book Your Field Trip:

To book your field trip to The Texas Zoo, please email the following information to our Education Director, Katie Boughal, at kboughal@texaszoo.org

1) Field Trip Date (at least 2 potential dates)
2) Name of School
3) Grade Level(s)
4) Number of Students Attending
5) Arrival Time
6) Preferred Program Time (groups larger than 120 students can request multiple times)
         Available Times: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 or 12:30


Free for all staff members

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.

Additional Programming:

Explorer Class (Max 35 student per class):

*Currently Unavailable Due to Construction*
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:

   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)

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.