Our parks are Living Classrooms where learning comes to life. Enrich your curriculum with a free-and-easy visit or take up an education programme for a multisensory learning experience! Plan a meaningful trip for your students with the information below.

Check admission rates

Plan your activities

Find out what to bring

Register your visit

School Admission Rates

The following admission rates apply to the listed academic institutions. School groups must pre-register with the Education Department to be granted school admission rates. 

For Students

Primary & below

 

Local kindergartens, childcare centres, Primary schools, before and after school care centres, locally-operating international schools

 

Secondary

 

Local Secondary schools, Junior Colleges, Centralized Institutes, ITEs, Polytechnics & Universities & locally-operating international schools

Admission
S$ 11
Free admission for children below 3 years old
S$ 20
Tram
S$ 3
Free tram rides for children below 3 years old
S$ 5

Carousel ride @Rainforest Kidzworld

Only for students below 12 years old

S$ 1
The same charge applies for children below 3 years old
  • Prices and programmes are correct at point of communication and are subjected to change without prior notice
  • Students must be in uniform or school T-shirt for rates to apply
  • Admission for child below 3 years old is free. To enjoy free admission, school groups are to pre-register with Education Department, providing the names and birth dates of the students
  • Registration of visit is required to enjoy the school rates
  • Payment can be made either by Cash, NETs or Credit Card upon arrival at Singapore Zoo 

 

For Teachers / Parent Volunteers

  • For every 10 paying students, 1 adult gets complimentary admission. Additional adults in the group wil have to pay admission fee (school rates)
  • The 10:1 ratio is not applicable to tertiary institutions such as (but not limited to Polytechnics, Private Institutions and Universities)  

Teachers within 10:1 ratio

 

Teachers / parent volunteers beyond 10:1 ratio
Admission
Free
S$ 20
Tram
Free
S$ 5
  • Prices are shown in Singapore dollar (SGD) and are subject to change without notice.
  • Park tickets are valid for one full day. Visitors can exit and re-enter the park on the same day by presenting their park ticket and re-entry stamp provided by our staff at the exit.

Trip-planning

FAQs for Teachers

How do I register a visit to the Zoo?

  • Please visit this page for more information on school admission and ride pricing! 
  • School groups must make a registration with the Education department via this page in order to receive school rates
  • If you’re familiar with our rates and want to go straight to trip registration, head over to this form instead
  • A representative from the Education department will be in touch with you within 2-3 working days. Please note that your submitted indication of interest is not a confirmation, and our staff will follow up with you regarding the confirmation procedure. We look forward to seeing you and your students at our parks!

Is there complimentary admission for toddlers or infants?

  • Yes, children below 3 receive complimentary admission and tram rides
  • Educational programme rates still apply for children below 3 

My educational group is not directly under a particular school (government self-help groups, enrichment centres, tuition centres, charitable organizations, weekend schools, etc). Will I get school rates?

School rates will be accorded on a case-by-case basis. Please drop us an email here to enquire!

Can students or teachers use their personal park membership card to offset admission?

  • Yes, but they must bring the physical membership card on the day itself 
  • When making a reservation, please let us know in advance how many people will be using a membership card

Does the admission ticket include a tram ride?

  • The admission ticket only includes entrance into Singapore Zoo
  • Tram tickets may be purchased on-site at the ticketing counter for $3.00 (3-12 years old) or $5.00 (13 years and above)
  • You can include the tram ride when registering your school visit with us here. Please do so in order to receive special school rates

Are accompanying teachers or adults given complimentary admission during a school visit?

  • Yes, local school groups receive 1 complimentary adult admission for every 10 paying students
  • Please check out admission pricing page above for the full breakdown

Can I recce the park before my school's visit?

  • Yes. Please register your recce trip with the Education Dept at least 1 month before your visit date 
  • Tickets for the recce are extracted from the 10 paying students : 1 complimentary teacher ratio accorded to your school on the day of the actual visit
  • Eg. 300 students on actual visit entitles you to 30 complimentary adults. If 3 teachers come for a recce, then you're entitled to 27 on the actual visit date

How do I register a recce trip?

  • Download the recce form here, and email the completed form to us at least 1 month before your actual visit
  • Late registrations for recce trips might not be processed in time

Are recce tickets free?

  • The tickets for the recce are extracted from your ratio of 1 complimentary teacher for every 10 paying students
  • Maximum 5 teachers are allowed for a recce
  • Additional teachers will need to pay the normal teacher admission rate (see table above) 

Can I recce the park before planning a camp with WRS?

  • Yes. If you already have a camp reservation with us, please request a site recce from the staff you've been liaising with
  • If you're keen on making a new camp enquiry, drop us an email at [email protected] 

Do I need to raise a GeBiz Invitation to Quote for my school visit?

  • If your total amount doesn't exceed the minimum required for an ITQ, then it won't be needed
  • However, if you're planning a Zoo-specific learning journey and need to raise an ITQ for admission tickets, please email us to obtain a customized Sole Provider Letter 

What educational programmes are available to schools?

Does the programme fee include admission?

No, programme fees do not include admission

Can the Zoo visit my school instead?

  • Yes, we run an outreach programme called Zoo Goes to School, where we bring the wildlife learning experience to your school
  • As part of this programme, the school will also receive a $300 Zoo voucher. Visit this page for more information

Is there a minimum pax for each programme?

  • Yes, the programme listing will indicate the minimum pax required for each programme
  • If you're keen to continue with less than the min. pax, you will still need to pay for the additional ghost pax (number needed to attain the min amount)

Where will the programme be held?

  • Indoor programmes are usually held at the Wildlife Learning Centre (Auditorium) or other equivalent indoor locations. The venue might change, so please check your confirmation email for your final venue
  • Behind-the-scenes tours and guided tours will be held on-site at the respective exhibits. Do check your confirmation email for the exact meeting point 

What happens if it rains during a programme?

  • Our staff will take the necessary precautions and head towards the nearest shelter with the group
  • You are still strongly advised to bring your own rain gear, and to plan for a wet-weather scenario
This section covers services relevant to schools and educators. Please head to this page for a more exhaustive list of park services. 

Are there First Aid facilities in the Zoo?

  • Yes, there are first aid stations at the main zoo entrance and at Rainforest Kidzworld
  • AEDs can also be found at these stations and Ah Meng Bistro
  • Please refer to the zoo map for these locations 

Are there water coolers in the park?

Water coolers are found at the following locations: 
  • Widlife Learning Centre (auditorium)
  • Ah Meng Bistro
  • Garden Pavilion
  • Pavilion by the Lake
  • Shaw Foundation Amphitheatre
  • Rainforest Kidzworld
  • Reptile Garden 

Can we bring our own food into the park?

  • Yes, you can bring your own snacks and refreshments
  • Please note that external caterer deliveries are not allowed into the park, so do make arrangements for your own meal delivery and pick up at the pick-up point

Can we order lunch for the school within the park?

  • Yes, you can place advance orders for KFC meals (either Zoo or Rainfores Kidzworld outlets). This service is only provided by the KFC outlets 
  • To make a reservation or for more information, please email us below 

Where are some suitable sheltered areas for students to rest or have snack breaks?

For large groups (4 or more classes)
  • Garden Pavilion
  • Pavilion by the Lake
  • Frozen Tundra
  • Shaw Amphitheatre (except during show times of 11-11.30am and 4-4.30pm)
  • Elephants of Asia (except during show times of 11.30am-12pm, and 3.30pm-4pm)

 

For medium-sized groups (2-3 classes)

  • Shelter opposite Chimpanzee exhibit
  • Shelter opposite White Tiget exhibit
  • Birthday Pavilion (Rainforest Kidzworld) 

 

Please refer to the zoo map to find these locations. 

How long does it take to complete a visit to the Zoo?

I'm planning a free-and-easy visit. Are there any facts on the animals available?

Yes, you can refer to our Animals and Zones page for factsheets on our living collection

Can I make a reservation for the show?

  • No, shows are free-seating, weather-permitting, and open to the public
  • We recommend being at the venue around 30min before the start time in order to secure your favoured seats 

Are the shows free?

Yes, the shows are free 

Will the shows continue if it rains?

  • Shows are weather-permitting and may be cancelled in the event of rain or other challenging weather conditions
  • If the show is cancelled, feel free to explore these nearby sheltered exhibits: RepTopia, Frozen Tundra, Estuarine Crocodile

Is the Zoo sheltered?

  • Partially. The park premises and exhibits are mostly outdoors, although there are some sheltered exhibits (see question below)
  • We recommend that schools plan a wet-weather contingency while preparing for a fieldtrip 

What should we do if it rains?

Please seek shelter in the nearest sheltered area. These are some shelters in the park: 
  • Garden Pavilion
  • Pavilion by the Lake
  • Frozen Tundra
  • Ah Meng Restaurant and Bistro
  • Birthday Pavilion (Rainforest Kidzworld) 
  • RepTopia
  • Sungei Buaya
  • Tortoise Shell-ter
  • Shaw Foundation Amphitheatre

Making an itinerary

Plan an itinerary based on your learning objectives to get the most out of your
visit to Singapore Zoo. Then, register your visit with us to let us know when
you and your students are coming. 

Check out our programmes

We offer experiential education programmes for students at every level and budget. Find one that suits your learning objectives and add it to your itinerary.

Plan your route

If you are conducting a self-guided visit, download a Singapore Zoo park map for easy orientation around the park. Teaching resources are available for download or purchase to help you plan an enriching visit.

Include food and fun

Plan your students' meals at our food outlets and check out our daily animal show and activity schedules.

Plan a recce trip

Come on a recce trip to familiarize yourself with navigating through Singapore Zoo. Drop us an email with a completed site recce form and we’ll be glad to arrange one for you!

Things to note

Prepare your students on the topic and what they should look out for at Singapore Zoo. You may use this opportunity as well to brief them on acceptable behaviour at the zoo (such as no teasing or unsupervised feeding of the animals and more in our Park Rules).

Download helpful resources

Activity sheets for programmes can be found in our teaching resources for your use as a learning tool during the trip.

Recap and reflect

We recommend following up on a visit to Singapore Zoo by refreshing the learning objectives and finding out how much your students have learned from the experience.

What to Bring

Water dispensers are available around our park.

Avoid insect bites.

These are preferable to umbrellas in wet weather.

To journal interesting learning moments!

If you have further queries, please contact the following:

Education General Enquiries – 6210 5363 

Education Camp Enquiries - 6210 5989