Guided Tours

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Looking for an experience that will take you and your students through the entire zoo? Book a guided a tour and get an knowledgeable CPZ Expert to take you and your students to all exhibits in the Main Zoo. We offer thematic tours as and learn Central Park Zoo with our knowledgeable and trained Zoo Guides leading the way. Since 1988, we have provided enriching tours to groups of schoolchildren, scouts, summer campers, families, and adults who are interested in learning more about our animals and exhibits. They're a cost-effective way to maximize your visit!


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Late Arrivals

Due to a very full schedule, programs will not be extended for late-arriving groups beyond the scheduled end time. Staff will make every attempt to cover as much material as possible in the time available. Please obtain information on how to locate us in advance of your trip by visiting the directions page on our website.

Weather Conditions

Programs are held rain or shine unless trips are cancelled by school officials or a zoo closure is in effect. Please encourage children to dress appropriately for outdoor activities.

For General Admission Only

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For more information please call 800-433-4149 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday (except holidays), or email with any questions about education programs or the registration process.

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