Group Admission

If you’re considering a visit to the Brandywine Zoo with a group of more than 15 people, you have several options for group admission and programs.

Please note that group admission does not include a tour or educational program, only admission to the zoo. It is not required that you purchase group tickets in advance, but it is strongly recommended. Adults receive $1 off admission for groups of 15+.

GROUP ADMISSION RATES
AGE OCT – APRIL MAY – SEPT.
0-2 FREE FREE
3-17 $3 $5
18-61 $4 $6
62+ $4 $5

Bus Drivers: Although the Brandywine Zoo recognizes that bus drivers travel with the group, their ticket must be purchased prior to your entrance with the rest of the group or at the ticket window upon arrival.

To schedule a Group Admission ONLY entrance to the zoo, CLICK HERE, call Guest Services at (302) 577-7747 ext. 214 or email mflynn@brandywinezoo.org.

LIVE ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

Groups of 15+ can schedule a live animal encounter at the zoo. This will include meeting three (3) of our zoo program animals up close. Program delivered by a zoo educator or volunteer.

Group tours and programs must be scheduled 72 hours in advance, and are pending due to staff/educator availability.

Price is per person and includes admission. Note there is a $100 minimum for groups of less than 15 guests booking an animal encounter.

LIVE ANIMAL ENCOUNTER
GROUP SEPT. – MAR. APR. – AUG.
15+ $7 $8

Bus Drivers: Although the Brandywine Zoo recognizes that bus drivers travel with the group, their ticket must be purchased prior to your entrance with the rest of the group or at the ticket window upon arrival.

Questions?

Hannah Pretz
School & Group Programs Coordinator
Hannah.Pretz@state.de.us

TOUR ONLY

Groups of 15+ can schedule a 30 minute tour of the zoo. Take a guided tour through the zoo with an educator or zoo docent who will share cool facts, stories and information about our animals during your visit.

Group tours and programs must be scheduled 72 hours in advance, and are pending due to staff/educator availability.

Price is per person and includes admission. Note there is a $100 minimum for groups of less than 15 guests booking a guided tour.

TOUR ONLY
GROUP SEPT. – MAR. APR. – AUG.
15+ $7 $8

Bus Drivers: Although the Brandywine Zoo recognizes that bus drivers travel with the group, their ticket must be purchased prior to your entrance with the rest of the group or at the ticket window upon arrival.

Questions?

Hannah Pretz
School & Group Programs Coordinator
Hannah.Pretz@state.de.us

TOUR & LIVE ANIMAL ENCOUNTER

Groups of 15+ can schedule a 30 minute tour of the zoo. Take a guided tour through the zoo with an educator or zoo docent who will share cool facts, stories and information about our animals during your visit.

Group tours and programs must be scheduled 72 hours in advance, and are pending due to staff/educator availability.

Price is per person and includes admission. Note there is a $100 minimum for groups of less than 15 guests booking a program/guided tour combo.

TOUR + LIVE ANIMAL ENCOUNTER
GROUP SEPT. – MAR. APR. – AUG.
15+ $9 $10

Bus Drivers: Although the Brandywine Zoo recognizes that bus drivers travel with the group, their ticket must be purchased prior to your entrance with the rest of the group or at the ticket window upon arrival.

Questions?

Hannah Pretz
School & Group Programs Coordinator
Hannah.Pretz@state.de.us

ZOO SCHOOL PROGRAMS

We offer a variety of educational programs tailored to meet curriculum standards for PreK-Grade 12. These programs typically range between 1-2 hours in length, and include an education program, live animal encounter, and educational activities in the zoo.

If you would like to book a full length tour or program for your group, or to find out more about what programs we offer, please visit our School Programs page.

Bus Drivers: Although the Brandywine Zoo recognizes that bus drivers travel with the group, their ticket must be purchased prior to your entrance with the rest of the group or at the ticket window upon arrival.

Questions?

Hannah Pretz
School & Group Programs Coordinator
Hannah.Pretz@state.de.us

Corporate Groups

Corporate Groups looking for ticket opportunities for employees please contact Mike Allen, Executive Director of Delaware Zoological Society.

Mike Allen
Executive Director of Delaware Zoological Society
Brandywine Zoo
1001 North Park Drive
Wilmington, Delaware 19802
mallen@brandywinezoo.org

Steps to Registering

Step 1: Complete the Online Registration Form. Telephone registrations are not accepted. If you’re booking a program for your group, full program descriptions are available on our School Programs page.

ADMISSION ONLY VISITS
Step 2: Someone from Visitor Services will get back to you within two weeks to confirm your visit and organize payment.

GROUP PROGRAMS
Step 2: Someone from the Education Department will check date availability and get back to you within two weeks of your registration. If you do not hear back after this time, please email us.
Step 3: You will receive a contract with your program date (based on availability) within two weeks of your program registration submission. If you have not received a confirmation after this time, please email us.
Step 4: Submit your 50% deposit for your visit to the Brandywine Zoo via the link in your contract or by mailing to the below address with a copy of your contract. Zoo School reservations are not considered complete until we receive your 50% deposit for your program. *Note that a 15 person or $100 minimum is required for all on-site programs.*

IF YOU WOULD RATHER PRINT AND FAX A REGISTRATION FORM, you can download a Zoo Visit Registration Form instead.

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