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Youth Group Learning About Vultures
Youth Group Learning About Vultures

Bring your group to the Zoo for a fun day of educational adventures! School groups, church groups, preschools, scouting troops, family reunions and other groups are invited to take advantage of this excellent discount opportunity!

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  • Have a minimum of 15 paying individuals (ages 3 year or older)
  • Have a minimum of one adult chaperone for every 10 students
  • Make group reservations at least 10 days in advance
  • Have One group leader who will collect all money and make One payment upon entrance. This includes parking fees, ride tokens, lunches, and admission for everyone (students, teachers, chaperones, bus drivers). Anyone who does not enter with the group will be charged the full admission price.

Qualify as a group? Call to make a reservation at 501-661-7200

Reservation is required to receive the $6 group rate.



Group admission is $6 per visitor (includes students, teachers, parents and bus drivers)

A $3.00 parking fee will be assessed for guests/chaperones who drive their own vehicle.

Groups may pay with cash (no coins), VISA, MasterCard, Discover or by school check.

All confirmed groups will receive a Group Confirmation Agreement form.....via email, confirming details of the visit.
Once received, the group leader MUST READ, SIGN AND RETURN the confirmation letter to the Reservation Specialist within 24 HOURS. Otherwise, your reservation will be cancelled. You must bring a copy of the Group Confirmation Agreement form with you on the day of your visit. 



Qualifying groups may purchase a group lunch with a prior reservation.

  • Minimum Order is 15 lunches WITH a confirmed group reservation
  • ALL lunch orders must be paid with the group payment at gate
  • Some dates may not be available due to prior reservations or scheduled zoo events

Two lunches to choose from:

Lunches must be either all pizza orders or all sandwich orders.


PIZZA LUNCH $5.50 (includes 11.5% food tax)
  • Pizza lunch includes one (1) slice of pizza (choice of Plain Cheese or Pepperoni)
  • Includes a choice of ONE side – Chips OR a Fruit Cup
  • Enjoy BOTH sides (Chips & Fruit Cup) ADD $0.25 ea. (must be all meals)
  • Includes a choice of Beverage - Milk or Bottled Water
  • Upgrade Beverage to 16 oz. Jungle Juice for $1.00 ea.


SANDWICH LUNCH $5.50 (includes 11.5% food tax)
  • Sandwich lunch includes one (1) sandwich (choice of Ham, Turkey, or PBJ)
  • Includes a choice of ONE side – Chips OR a Fruit Cup
  • Enjoy BOTH sides (Chips & Fruit Cup) ADD $0.25 ea. (must be all meals)
  • Includes a choice of Beverage - Milk or Bottled Water
  • Upgrade Beverage to 16 oz. Jungle Juice for $1.00 ea.

PLEASE NOTE: Lunches are designed primarily for school-aged children. Adults may be included in your order and will receive the same meal. OR they may individually order in Café Africa during your lunch time.

No Advanced Orders for individual meals

If making your group reservation over the phone, please let our reservationist know you would like a group lunch.

If you are making your reservation online, please select "YES" to indicate that you would like to be contacted regarding group lunches.

Please call 501-661-7200 to check availability.

For adult groups, special functions, or if this lunch option does not meet your needs; please call our Visitor Services Manager at 501-661-7243.


Groups should assign one leader who will greet Zoo staff upon arrival and who will have collected all of the group's admission and parking fees BEFORE arriving at the Zoo. This should include money from all teachers, chaperones, bus drivers, children, and any visiting parents entering with the group.



Buses park FREE in the East lot between Zoo Drive and Monroe Street.
Individual cars will be charged a parking fee of $3 per car. Fee is assessed at the time of admission.
** Group Leaders are responsible for collecting Parking Fees before approaching the gate to check in. **

Call today to make your reservation at 501-661-7200 or click here to book your reservation!

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1 Zoo Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205


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9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Last admission 4 p.m.
Zoo grounds close 5 p.m.

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