Attention all school, church, business or community groups, book your trip to the Birmingham Zoo today! It only takes a minimum of 15 people to be considered as a group. Being a group allows for discounts on admission and rides, which include the train, carousel and slide. After completing the reservation form below, we will be in touch to confirm your visit date. Group reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
The Birmingham Zoo also offers Discovery Programs to enhance your trip. Discovery Programs feature a live animal and a chat from one of our Zoo Educators. You can also go on an adventure with a Field Experience where Zoo Educators will take your group to study specific exhibits in depth.
If you have older students in your group, we offer Zoo University for grades 7-12 where Zoo Educators will teach a variety of topics such as conservation and its different effects on the environment. Whatever you want to do at the Zoo, we look forward to making your group trip the wildest it can be!
*Please note – Education Programs will not be offered May 26 – August, 2017.
(Minimum 15 guests and Tax Exempt # / EIN / Federal Tax ID)
(Minimum 15 guests without Tax Exempt #)
All Group Pricing is valid for one transaction/payment per group. Please tell your parents and chaperones that if they would like to receive the group rate, they must pay through your organization to be included in a single payment. If your group is paying the day of, please collect money from any parents/chaperones that are receiving the group rate prior to arriving at the Zoo. We CANNOT accept individual payments from parents/chaperones for Group Rates, but they are welcome to visit the Front Gate for regular admission. Zoo Memberships may be used for admission only. Rides and other programs must be paid for by the group. As always, special accommodations can be made for special needs groups by calling our Groups Department at 205.870.5230.