Trying to decide where to take your class field trip this year? Consider The Texas Zoo! We offer  a variety of educational programs designed for that will make this year’s field trip an experience  your students will not forget. All of the Educational Programs offered at The Texas Zoo are TEKS and STAAR aligned.


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), which focuses on the difference between mammals, birds, and reptiles. Students will also have the chance to see some of our animal ambassadors. This program can accommodate 120 students at a time.


 Available Additional Programming (Not Included In Admission):

  • Explorer Class (Max 35 student per class):

    When you book the additional Explorer Class your group will receive a 45 minute hands-on classroom based lesson on the topic of your choice:
       Adaptations(K-5th)
       Habitats(K-5th)
       Life Cycles(K-5th)
       Herbivore, Carnivore, Omnivore(K-5th)
       Food Chains/Ecosystems(K-5th)

  • Educational Zooventure (Max 35 student per class):

    This program is an in-depth 2 hour experience designed and created for your students’ grade level and educational needs. Some examples include watersheds and hydrological cycles, wetlands, or interacting ecosystems.

  • Guided Tours (Max 35 student per tour):

    The Guided Tour at The Texas Zoo is a one hour front of scenes tour, guided by one of our education staff. This experience is a great way for larger groups to learn interesting facts about each animal in our collection. Pre-registration only.

How to book your field trip:


If you would like information on pricing or if you would like to book your field trip to The Texas Zoo please email kboughal@texaszoo.org.

Lunch Guidelines:
Groups visiting The Texas Zoo are unable to eat on zoo property. 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 Mc Cright Dr Destination on your right: 523 McCright Dr.