We are pleased to offer a discounted rate for groups of 15 or more. You may purchase online or call the Zoo's group help line at 1.800.488.0444, extension 7700, toll free. The group help line is available to assist you with online ticket orders Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST. Please note: Ticket purchase must be made two weeks in advance to be eligible for your discount.
The N.C. Zoo welcomes all groups, tour operators, motor coach companies and schools. The Zoo's onsite caterer can provide a wide menu of services customized to suit the needs of your group. Additionally, qualifying groups will receive two free admissions to the Zoo.
Standard Group Ticket Prices
For your group to receive special group ticket prices:
- Group should have 15 or more paid attendees.
- All groups must order their Zoo admission tickets in advance. Zoo tickets may be printed and distributed by the group leader, allowing the group to enter the Zoo at different times.
- If your corporation is a member of the N.C. Zoo Society, the group leader should call 336.879.7250 for ticket information.
The N.C. Zoo is an outstanding educational facility. We are pleased to welcome school groups from across the nation for an unforgettable learning experience.
Catering arrangements for picnics may be made by calling the Zoo's catering service, Sodexo Services, at 336.879.7375.
Most of our facilities are outside. Due to various weather conditions, some animals may not be visible or on exhibit. We do not offer refunds or rain checks.
We are pleased to offer a designated area for bus parking.