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School Field Trips

The ABQ BioPark is a fun and dynamic place for students to have field experiences and learn outside the classroom.

Field Trip Links

Reserve online

Mail or fax your reservation

Note: If your group plans to visit both the Zoo and the Aquarium/ Botanic Garden, please complete a separate form for each location.

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    School Group Discounts

    School group discounts are available on weekdays during the school year from Labor Day through Memorial Day.  For summer, please see Recreation Group Discounts.

    Eligible Groups

    Ineligible Groups

    No discounts are available during the school year for community or senior centers, scouts, summer recreation groups, churches, group homes, large families, companies, YMCAs or after-school groups. Recreation Group Discounts are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day. (If your group visits often, consider a BioPark membership for potential savings.)

    School Group Admission Fees

    Tickets are for Zoo or Aquarium & Garden.

    • Student (preK- 12): $1.50
    • Adult: $3

    Camp BioPark watching Seals

    We accept cash, check, purchase orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Payment may be made up to a week before the visit.


    To cancel a field trip, call 505-764-6272 at least 72 hours before your scheduled visit.

    Reservations Required

    Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance to receive the group discount.  School field trips are scheduled only on weekdays.


    Logo Rio Grande Inn

    Schools can find group-friendly accommodation rates at nearby Old Town hotels. 

    The Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn, a sponsor of the BioPark, is conveniently located and offers discounted rates for school groups visiting Albuquerque for a trip to the Zoo, Aquarium or Botanic Garden.