Session Prices & Booking Information

From self guided tours, to workshops and day-long conferences there’s a huge range of options for your school or college visit. Check out our key stage specific web pages to find out more.

Ticket Prices

The following tickets prices are valid from Monday to Friday during Hampshire LEA term times for all educational group visits, including schools, colleges, nurseries, playgroups, home educating families, charities and adult learners. Please note that school term dates differ from zoo rate seasonal dates.  

Student Entry
Per student
Autumn Term
5th September 2016 – 21st October 2016
31st October 2016 – 16th December 2016
Spring Term
3rd January 2017 - 17th February 2017
27th February 2017 - 24th April 2017
Summer Term
24th April 2017 - 26th May 2017
5th June 2017 - 25th July 2017
Educational Workshops
40 minute workshops

£25 per group
(minimum 10 students, maximum 30)

70 minute working scientifically workshop
Spring and Autumn terms only
£45 per group
(minimum 10 students, maximum 30)
Post 14 Conferences
Post 14 Conferences £12.25 per student
including zoo entry

Staff and Helpers

  • One free staff member with every six students
  • One free staff member with every three Foundation Stage students
  • Additional adults: £8.50 
  • Free carers/helpers for all students with special educational needs

Payment Details

Please note that we are unable to:

  • take payment by personal cheque
  • take payment for visits over the phone in advance
  • offer refunds for pre-written cheques

Paying on the day

You are welcome to bring cash, card or school cheque on the day of your visit to make payment on arrival. Please make school cheques payable to Marwell Wildlife.


We are happy to send you an invoice after your visit for the price of the trip.  The admin fee for this service is £5 + VAT.

All groups wishing to be invoiced must provide a valid PO number when booking. Unfortunately those with bookings made without a PO will be asked to pay on arrival.

Hampshire vendor number: 000 111 42 93

Booking a Self Guided Park Visit

Self guided park visits allow you to explore the zoo at your own leisure for as much of the day as you wish. You are welcome to use our free resources and trails to help plan your day and structure your learning.

Book a Self Guided Visit

Booking a Workshop

The majority of our workshops run for 40 minutes at the set times of 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm and cover a wide range of topics for all age groups and abilities. We can cater for a maximum of 30 students per workshop.

Book a Workshop Online

We also offer longer, KS1, KS2 and KS3 Working Scientifically sessions, lasting 70 minutes at 10:30am and 12:00pm (autumn and spring terms only). Please book by phone.

Booking a Post 14 Conference

Our Post 14 Conferences run on selected dates during the autumn and spring Terms.

Book a Post 14 Conference


Please be aware that cancellations made less than two weeks prior to your scheduled visit may be subject to a cancellation charge.

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On Wednesday the 13th of January 2016 Fernhurst Primary School Year-5 went to Marwell Zoo for a school trip.We got there on an AMK Bus ,it took us about an hour to get there.My favourite part was looking at the Giraffes because it is amazing to see how big they actually… Read full reviewJoe, 21st January 2016