Bring Out the Whole Gang!

Rolling Hills Zoo welcomes groups of all sizes! Check out our discount rates and packages for a great group experience.

For complete Group Rates and information, call (785) 827-9488 ext. 114, or email

If you have a Motorcoach Group or a Corporate Group, please contact Kris Bell for additional information about discounted admission rates and more at or (785) 827-9488 ext. 114.

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Discounted admission rates are available for groups of 15 or more guests with a reservation made at least 5 business days prior to your visit date. For more information, including prices, or to reserve your event date, call/email us or click on the Group Visit Inquiry Form button below:

Kris Bell - or call 785-827-9488, ext. 114

Be sure to include your fax number or mailing address in your message.

group visit inquiry form

Twilight Safari Adventure

You can schedule your own Twilight Safari's on a Friday or Saturday, from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (dependent on availability) with a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 20 people per date.

This program is ideal for large families, sports teams, scouts, and other small groups, although children under 4 years of age are not permitted.

Twilight Safari Adventure Includes:

  • A guided evening Wildlife Museum tour
  • A guided evening Zoo tour
  • One Ambassador Animal Encounter
  • A peek at some of our animals in the Zoo (If available)
  • Hot dogs & s'mores to roast over a fire (propane fire pit; weather dependent), plus chips & a drink

Program Cost: $23 Per Person

Animal Encounter Add-On (optional): $100
An Animal Encounter can be added on for an additional charge. This option includes the presentation of three of our Ambassador Animals during your event.

Scheduling: Please schedule two weeks in advance. Scheduling will be based on date availability. To schedule your Twilight Safari Adventure contact Teagan Miller at or call 785-827-9488 ext. 132.

Zoo Palooza

‍ Zoo Palooza is a program designed for groups of up to 20 people and is ideal for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, sports teams, classes and small groups. Children 7 years and younger are allowed with adult supervision.  

Time:  9 a.m. - 11 a.m. (to 12 p.m. if lunch is included) 

Program Cost: $100   

For admission to the Zoo and Wildlife Museum, ask about group pricing which is dependent upon number of participants.

Lunch available at additional cost of $7.50 per person.

Program Includes:

  • Your 30 minute program can be based on a specific area of the world, will include a conservation and zoo focus, and can be based on your educational needs. If you have a certain badge you want to achieve or area of interest, we can design your program accordingly.
  • A 30-minute Animal Meet & Greet with three of our animal ambassadors.
  • A 15-minute Keeper Chat or animal training session (depending upon availability).

SchedulingPlease schedule two weeks in advance. Scheduling programs will be based on date availability.  

To schedule your program contact Teagan Miller at or call 785-827-9488 ext. 132. 

Picnic Area Rental

Daytime Options:
The picnic area offers covered seating for about 200 guests on a first-come, first-served basis. It is equipped with restrooms, soft drink vending machines, and small playground for young children. You are welcome to stake out a picnic shelter area for your group, however the shelter is still open to the general public until 5:00 p.m.

Evening Options:
For a truly private event, the Picnic Area is available to rent ($250) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Your guests may visit the Zoo and Wildlife Museum during the day, until closing at 5:00 p.m., then gather at the Picnic Area for your event!

No grills are allowed.

For more fun, you can add an Interactive Ambassador Animal Encounter to any of your Group Visits. During this encounter an Education Team member will visit your party with 3 of our Ambassador Animals*, and you and your guests can get up close to learn more about these amazing animals.

3 animals – 45 minutes - $100

*Ambassador Animals will vary depending on theme and availability. We thank you for your understanding.

School Groups

Come out and enjoy the zoo with your class or students.
RHZ offers discounted admission rates to public & private home schooled, and licensed daycare providers.
$7.50 per Student (paid for by school)
$7.50 per Chaperone (1 per 10 Students - paid for by school)
$13.50 per Extra Chaperones (paid for by school)

Regular admission will apply to any additional adults/family members that come to enjoy the Zoo during your field trip:
Adults - $15
Seniors (65+) - $14
Children (3-12) - $9
Children 2 & Younger - FREE

Plus, we have many options to enhance your field trip.

Please fill out the online School Group Inquiry Form below, or contact Kris Bell at, or call 785-827-9488 ext. 114.

School group inquiry form