Special Tours

Scheduled by request

Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Families

 

Walking Tours
For Ages: 5 years and older (the tours can be too lengthy and in-depth for very young children).
Tour Length: 1.5 hours
Capacity: 40 people
Admission Fees: Please see the Oakland Zoo Admission page for detailed information.
Additional cost for Walking Tour: 1-20 people = $35.00 / 21-40 people = $55.00
Group Discounts: Discount available for groups of 12 or more with advance reservations.
Docent Cart Tours
For Ages: 5 years and older (the tours can be too lengthy and in-depth for very young children).
Tour Length: 1.5 hours
Capacity: 17 people
Admission Fees: Please see the Oakland Zoo Admission page for detailed information.
Additional cost for Cart Tour: 1-17 people = $35.00
Group Discounts: Discount available for groups of 12 or more with advance reservations.
Please note: These tours are for visitors with disabilities or physical challenges. Most exhibits and areas of the Zoo are accessible on the cart tour.
Reservation Information
When to Book
Our programs are very popular, so we recommend that you fax or email your request 4- 6 weeks in advance of the date you would like to reserve. We cannot accommodate requests for bookings less than two weeks prior to the event.
Please note: Docent Tours are not available during the months of April, May, June and December.
How to Book
Please fill out the
Docent Tour Request Form
completely and email it to our Reservations Associate, or you may fax it to 510-729-7324.
Payment
Payment of tour fees is required at the time of reservation. Admission fees can be paid upon arrival for your tour. Zoo admission must be paid before the tour begins; please show your receipt to your tour leader.
Cancellations
Please note that once you register and pay your tour fee, we will not be able to provide refunds for cancellations.
For more information please call (510) 632-9525 x220 or email the Education Programs Associate.

 

P.O. Box 5238

9777 Golf Links Road Oakland, CA 94605