Zoo School

Zoo School is the ultimate educational experience. Zoo School will open your students' eyes to a world of wildlife and wild places. During this self-guided experience, your class will be given an activity guide to make the most of your zoo school day. 

Your Zoo School experience will be full of the animal-side of Busch Gardens, with grade-focused wildlife presentations, customized electives, keeper talks and explorations of animal areas.


Zoo School: Grades K-5

Zoo School brings learning to life! Connect with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and exceed your students’ expectations with a one-of-a-kind educational experience you will only find at Busch Gardens® Zoo School.

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Biology Zoo School: Grades 6-12

Explore the wild side of Education during Biology Zoo School! Connect with Next Generation Sunshine State Standards and challenge your students with a one-of-a-kind educational experience you can only find at Busch Gardens.

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Discovery Program: “Adaptations for Survival”

Explore even more during your Zoo School day by adding this hands-on program, focusing on animal adaptations.

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Discovery Program: “Back to Basics”

Add even more learning to your Zoo School visit by adding this hands-on program, investigating basic needs of all animals.

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Discovery Program: “Oh Behave!”

Pack even more fun and education into your Zoo School day by adding this hands-on program, focusing on animal behavior.

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Discovery Program: “It’s Classified”

This in-depth study, with a focus on invertebrates, will allow students to investigate the diverse animal kingdom at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay!

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Discovery Program: “Habitatitudes”

Explore even more by adding to your Zoo School visit this hands-on program, focusing on animal habitats.

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Discovery Program: “Sense-sational Animals”

Customize your Zoo School visit by adding this hands-on program, exploring the world of Busch Gardens’animals through their senses.

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School on the Serengeti: Grades K-12

Add even more adventure to your Zoo School day by adding this 30-minute, open-air truck tour out onto our Serengeti Plain® habitat.

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Stay & Play Park Admission Add-On

When your Zoo School adventure comes to an end, add even more fun by letting loose and enjoying the whole park!

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