Field Trips

The Perfect Field Trip Happens at Blue Zooin Baton Rouge

Educate and inspire young minds in a hands-on, interactive aquarium right in your back yard! Students learn about sea life from around the globe as well as touch and feed stingrays, birds, and reptiles. Kids can also play and learn on water tables, plus use their imaginations aboard a pirate ship—Ahoy!

Field Trips are $9 per child and $11.95 for adults. One teacher is free for each 12 paid admissions, with Identification.

Field Trip Information

  • Field trips are offered Monday - Friday, starting when the aquarium opens until the last check in at 4 pm
  • Capacity per field trip is 80 individuals total. 
  • Ratio for children to adults should be 10:1 at most, with 8:1 being preferable, especially with younger children. 
  • Field trips are available every weekday throughout the year except school holidays. Examples include Winter Break, Spring Break and National holidays. 
  • A minimum of 10 children and 2 adults are required to be considered a field trip.

Booking Information

  • A $50 minimum non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your field trip.
  • Should you need to cancel, we charge a $50 cancellation fee OR you can reschedule to a future date at no additional fee (based on availability).
  • Due to the limited number of field trip reservations each day, all field trips must be booked in advance with two days notice.
  • Groups that arrive without reservation will only be accommodated based on availability and the onsite manager's discretion.
  • We offer an EARLY BIRD package for private, before hour, events! Email events@bluezoo.us for more information!

Optional Add-ons

  • While your entry fee gets you access to all of the aquarium, there are a couple of fun add-ons to consider such as tokens, tours, and animal guest visitors! You can customize your booking via our field trip submission form below. 
  • A guided tour with one of our Animal Care Experts adds additional insights, education and fun facts, along with question and answer time for an increased element of fun and interaction. ($50 - 25 people per tour)
  •  A note about clothing: children, especially younger ones, can get pretty wet interacting with the water play tables, in particular. A change of shirt, especially in colder months, is advisable. 

Blue Zoo is committed to providing the highest level of safety for a fun and successful field trip experience.
A waiver release form must be completed by a parent or guardian for each participant attending the field trip. The waiver must be completed PRIOR to the field trip's arrival time.

Click Here for the digital waiver form link.

Have questions? We have answers with frequently asked questions! Need additional assistance? Please reach us at BRFieldTrips@BlueZoo.us

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Fill out This Simple Field Trip Form!

FAQs

You can reserve the total number of people that you know you’ll have and add more as needed on the day of your field trip. If you believe it’s going to be a change of greater than 20, please let us know ahead of time so we can make sure that we have enough space.

Yes! We have a party room which makes a great place for lunches or class/discussion time before or after your field trip. Please email events@bluezoo.us for more information and pricing.

Extra clothing is completely optional.

Some of that depends on the age of children, size of the group and if you’re adding feeding tokens. Normally, you can plan to be at the aquarium for one to two hours, although many people choose to stay longer and enjoy it for several hours. Your day passes are good all day!  You can even leave and come back in the same day as long as you do not remove your wristband.

Yes!  For field trip pricing please have a minimum of 12 people for the group rate.

Yes. We have blackout dates on field trips during school holidays, examples would be Veteran’s Day, Winter Break, MKL Day, President’s Day and Spring Break.

No tax is not included in the above pricing.