Open daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grounds close at 5 p.m.
It is a guided, themed interactive tour of a specific area of the Zoo. Your Zoo Educator will lead you on your very own safari through the A Step into Africa Exhibit featuring the Ngorongoro Crater. These programs have been developed by a team of formal and informal teachers and administrators to best suit the learning styles of students and meet curriculum requirement for teachers.
When you book your expedition you can choose between four different themed expeditions that focus on one of the four main areas of A Step into Africa. Options are as follows:
You will be provided with pre-visit materials to prepare both teachers and students for the expedition. These pre-visit materials include:
You can book an Expedition for any time of year! Expeditions will take up about 1 hour of your Zoo visit. For whom: Expeditions were designed for 3rd grade curriculum but could be modified to suit other age groups. Cost: $100 for up to 30 students (Expeditions will be split into groups of 15 or less); $85 for each additional group of 30.