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Hamilton Zoo welcomes education groups and offers discounted rates Monday to Friday during the school term. Book an education visit and inspire your students. The learning possibilities are endless - from writing, design, mathematics to conservation and sustainability. 

Primary and Secondary Groups

Our Education team provides: 

Come along to one of our FREE 'Meet the Keeper' talks and learn more about animal behaviours, personalities, feed patterns and conservation issues as you watch their feeding or enrichment. Seeing an animal up close is a magical experience. Add an animal encounter to your education visit, at the special education rate of just $5 per person and engage your students in a way they'll remember. (Contact us for more information on what kind of encounters are available for your school group.) 

Bookings essential. For more details, please see our Information Sheets or contact the Education Team on zoo.education@hcc.govt.nz or 07 838 6887.


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Visits from pre-school and tertiary groups are also welcome and we offer a discounted rate, available Monday to Friday. Bookings are essential. For our pre-school visits information sheet, click here. For our tertiary visits information sheet, click here.

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