Group Reservations

  • Groups of 15 tickets or more are eligible for Group Rate.
  • Advanced reservation & advanced payment REQUIRED for Group Rate. No walk-up tickets.
  • Payment cannot be made over the phone. Payments must be In-person or Mailed.
  • Daily Capacity Limits on Groups, Events and Holidays May Limit Reservations on Specific Dates.

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Catering/ Boxed Lunches

Our Zoo Concessions are through the company Aramark. Learn about the different options available and add on a ZOOtastic lunch to your trip!

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(973) 731-5800 ext 221

To book a group reservation please call and ask for group sales.

Our Group Sales Department phones can be busy at times, so you many need to leave a message. Teachers, please include a preferred callback time if needed, so we can try to connect.

Please allow at least 48 hours for a return call before trying again.

Boxed Lunches

Food options are available inside our Savanna Café, or you can order boxed lunches through the zoo’s concessionaire Aramark in advance.

Birthday & Catering Services 2023


REFUNDS: We do not issue refunds. If members of your group are unable to attend, we will provide you with Zoo Passes for distribution. These passes are good for zoo admission during that calendar year. We apologize if this causes any inconvenience, but we must adhere to these policies.

CANCELLATIONS: If you must cancel your trip due to weather, call and we will try to reschedule your trip if there is availability. The Zoo is open rain or shine, so you are always welcome.

INDIVIDUAL TOURS: Interpretive Group Tours may be accommodated depending on scheduling. Additional fees apply. Please reach out to the Education Department for additional information. #973-731-5800 x230

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Your group is invited to attend all educational programs that the zoo offers to the public on the day of your trip. If you would like to schedule a private Educational Program, learn more on our Education page.

Turtle Back Zoo

Zoo OPEN from 10am - 4pm daily.