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Spend the day with our animals assisted by one of our educators or at your own pace. You can even stay the night!

Discover the great variety of education experiences we offer for children of all phases of development, ranging from early childhood to tertiary. Our unique learning experiences provide links to the Australian Curriculum by connecting students with nature and empowering them to take positive action for our environment. All education experiences run for approximately 45–60 minutes depending on year level.

Remember! You need to make a booking for all school visits and programs to access our special school prices.

Bush Party Education Experience at Perth Zoo
Kindy to Year 3

Costumes, puppets, stories and animals. We know what engages and inspires the littlies. We double the number of free adult admissions for K-3 groups to help keep us an affordable excursion for early learners.

A school girl with a bearded lizard
Years 4 to 6

Interactivity is key in this special range of learning experiences for Years 4 to 6. Games, investigation, exploration and discovery – all themed around animals, nature and survival.

Children Pyramid
Years 7 to 10

Join our inquiry-based programs to dig down into the more complex aspects of adaptation, classification, processes of threat and biodiversity. Our team building programs are perfect to strengthen confidence and team work in your class.

Children with a bearded dragon at Perth Zoo's Wild Vets program
Years 11 to 12

Uncover practical examples of the natural world at work including homeostasis and zoo applications of psychological theory. Start shaping the future careers of students with education experiences specially tailored for upper school curriculum.

A group shot of children outside Perth Zoo
Zoo Camp

Discover Perth Zoo after dark and learn the importance of biodiversity through engaging evening activities. Your students (Years 4–8) will bed down for the night surrounded by Zoo animals and wake to the morning chorus of zoo animals. $80 per student (GST inclusive).

Guest at a corporate function at Perth Zoo engaging with a snake
Teacher Learning

Exchange your students for something a little less wild! Spend your next Pupil Free Day enjoying a development program among the animals of Perth Zoo, either facilitated by us or follow your own agenda and we'll add some special experiences to your day.

Class Resources

Lesson plans, trails, videos and activities. A heap of useful Zoo-related materials free for your use as enriching pre or post-visit lesson content.

Discovery and Learning Booklet

Download a digital version of the Perth Zoo Discovery and Learning Programs and Events for Schools in 2017 booklet. All education experiences and events are listed within.