Field Trips & Groups with McClain

Group Rates

$12.15 per Participant with feed included for groups of 30 or more.  

School Rates

McClain offers educational field trips for groups of all ages! Each field trip includes a 45 minutes  Safari tour where our knowledgeable staff will provide educational information about the various species that you will encounter. Guest will be able to get within touching distance of some of our safari animals while getting to feed others! Each tour concludes with a visit to our Petting Zoo which includes barnyard animals as well as Exotics.

Field Trips are only offered Monday thru Friday only and are required to have a minimum of 30 paying participants.

We are firm believers in education and educators here at McClain. For our school field trips, we offer the following Rate:

K3-K5 Teachers: For every 10 students, 1 Teacher Pass is included at no additional cost
1st Grade and above Teachers: For every 20 students, 1 Teacher Pass is included at no additional cost.

Students: $12.15

Additional Teachers: $12.15

Feed included in Admission price.

Due to limited seating on our Safari Tours, we ask that Chaperones please book with the school for the field trip.  Chaperones that do not book with the school may not be able to accompany their group as seating is limited our tours.

****In order for your school to be considered tax exempt we must have a tax exempt letter at least one week before your planned event. If we do not have this letter your school will not receive tax exempt status.****

To Book your Field Trip or Group with McClain

1. Submit your Event Request.  Please note that submission of the event request form does not mean that your tour is booked

2. Upon receipt of the event request form, a member of our guest relations team will reach out to you to confirm details and dates.

3. Our field trips are booked on a first come, first serve basis. Once a member of Guest Relations has reached out to you and confirmed your information,  our booking system will generate an invoice to the group leader with an estimated total cost. Please note that this invoice is an estimate only.  If your group has tax-exempt status, a tax-exempt letter must be submitted at least one week before your planned field trip date in order for your tax-exempt status to be applied. The final balance is due the day of  your safari tour.

4. The letter of intent, signed by the school administrator and group leader, must be submitted upon receipt of your estimated invoice to be considered booked.

5. We ask that you reach out to Guest Relations one week before your planned event to confirm your final attendance count and to finalize all details.


****Please note that McClain Safari Tours are conducted outdoors and are subject to weather. If your Safari Tour is cancelled due to weather, we will work with you to reschedule for a later date. Should you have to cancel your tour for any other reason, your deposit will be forfeited. ****

Field Trip Request form

  • Please list 3 potential field trip dates
  • 9:30 am Tour Time: Arrive at 9:00am, Wagon Tour at 9:30am, Petting Zoo at 10:15am, Lunch at 10:30am |||| 11:00 Tour Time: Arrive at 10:30am, Wagon Tour at 11:00am, Petting Zoo at 11:45, Lunch at 12:00pm
  • Tax Exempt letter must be provided before final payment to have tax exempt status.
  • 13.95 for Adults Buffet $2.70 drink ( age 13 and up) 7.95 for Children Buffet $2.45 drink ( age 12 and under) An 18% gratuity is added to any parties of 10 or more in our restaurant.
  • We have a couple of dining options available if you would like to bring your own lunches,
  • We have limited seating and cannot guarantee all parents will have a seat. We can only guarentee seats for parents that sign up and pay through the school. Walk ins will be charged taxes and regular tour prices.
  • $3 for a 32 oz. cup $3 for carrots for petting zoo $14 for 2 Gallon Bucket $24 for 5 Gallon Bucket( # of cups available)
  • Please provide any additional information.