Bring your extended family, church, or civic group to the Chattanooga Zoo!
(...if you are inquiring about a school group, click here for more information)
Daily group admissions are available on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to qualify for the group rate, groups must pay together at the same time. Those that are part of the group but arriving after the group will pay full price. Groups of over 40 must make a reservation in advance. Please note, outside food or drinks are not permitted within the Zoo but boxed lunches or catering are available for order in advance. To make a group reservation, please call: 423.697.1319.
Please note, outside food or beverages are not permitted in the Zoo. To pre-order boxed lunches, click here or call Linda with Family Concessions at: 423-505-8697.
To qualify for group rates you must:
- Have a minimum of 15 people in your group.
- Have a minimum of one adult chaperone per every 10 children.
Adults$6.00(1 adult for every 10 paying children receives FREE admission)
Seniors (Ages 65+)$5.00
Kids (Ages 3-12)$4.00
*Regular admission does not include carousel rides (Additional $3.00 per person).
Camp/ Homeschools/ Scout Groups/ Year-round day cares (Min. of 15)
- Register Online Here (Register Now, Pay when you Arrive)
Add an Education Program to your visit!
The Zoo is not your ordinary classroom. Enhance your group’s zoo visit with a 30-45 minute class led by our education staff. On-site education programs are available Tuesdays - Fridays at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 am (Excluding May). Choose "Field Trip w/Education Program" when registering to book your Education Program with your visit.
Group Rates with an Education Program
Adults$8.00(1 adult for every 10 paying children receives FREE admission)
Seniors (Ages 65+)$7.00
Kids (Ages 3-12)$6.00
Group Rates to upgrade to an Up Close Encounters Tour
Have you ever wanted to get a little closer to the animals at the Zoo? Now’s your chance to experience the Zoo in an entirely different way! Upgrade your admission to explore the inner workings of the Chattanooga Zoo on a fascinating guided adventure that takes you through the zoo and behind-the-scenes.
Seniors (Ages 65+)$8.00
Kids (Ages 3-12)$6.00