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Wellington Zoo is a magical place of learning and fun, leaving visitors with a sense of wonder and respect for nature, and a belief in the need for a sustainable co-existence between wildlife and people.
Bring learning to life at Wellington Zoo!
Our curriculum-linked LEOTC learning sessions make the most of our amazing setting to excite your student about animals, and the natural world that surrounds us; and support subjects from art to zoology, for students from primary to secondary school.
You can check out our full range of learning sessions on offer at our website, and our learning team will tailor the programme to your learning outcome objectives. Talk to us about special LEOTC rates; just $7.50 for students and parent helpers, teachers are free.
Super-charge your learning session with a Sleepover! Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes guided tour of the Zoo in the evening, and again the next morning – find out what the animals get up too after the visitors have gone home, and how we get the Zoo ready for when visitors come back the next day.
Then, after a light supper, bed down in either The Archibald Centre – looking over Monkey Island, or in the Living Room, in close quarters with some of our cutest little animals.
A Sleepover costs just $40 per person for groups of at least 20
Native wildlife at the Zoo
Find out what native birds and other New Zealand wildlife you might encounter on your trip to the Zoo.