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Student Tours

Denver Zoo Guided Tours

A variety of guided tours are available for school groups coming to the zoo for a field trip. Trained volunteer docents will lead your group on a journey to explore the wonders of animals and the living world. All tours are aligned with Colorado Academic Standards.

Who

1st - 12th Grades

A minimum of 10 students are required to take part in a tour. All groups are required to have 1 adult chaperone per 10 students. A maximum of two adults may join a tour group; we ask that additional adults enjoy the zoo on their own and meet up with the school group after the tour finishes.

When

Monday through Friday, September through April only

Cost

$6/student; Smaller groups will be charged for a minimum of 10 students

Things to Know:

  • Please register at least THREE weeks in advance (requested dates are guaranteed upon confirmation by Denver Zoo).
  • Scholarships are available through Denver Zoo's Red Apple Fund.
  • For more information call 720-337-1488; or email registration@denverzoo.org.
  • Bilingual guided tours may be available upon request.

Cancellation of Programs

Classes and programs canceled or rescheduled with less than 2 weeks’ notice before the scheduled program will be charged 50% of the total cost. Scholarship awards will not apply to cancellation fees.

Available Guided Tour Programs:

All guided tours for students are aligned with Colorado Acacdemic Standards.  Programs listed below are listed for the grade whose standard most closely aligns with the content of the tour.  Tour programs that have mutliple grades listed can be adapted to the Colorado Academic Standard appropriate for the grade of students attending.

 

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