Cincinnati Zoo Field Trip Guide Ready for your field trip to the Cincinnati Zoo? Rest easy! The Zoo has you covered, and we’re here to make sure you have everything you need to make your field trip a successful one! Below, please find helpful tips, suggestions, and guidelines for your day at the Zoo. Need to register for a field trip? Visit the Field Trip Page. Important Information Bus Parking: All buses that are parking at the Zoo must purchase bus parking. Different parking lots are available during different parts of the year, please ensure you go to the right one Supervision: All students (including those 18 years old) must be accompanied by a chaperone at all times while at the Zoo. Rescheduling & Cancelling: There is no fee to reschedule or cancel your trip. Please email [email protected] to let us know as soon by 8:00 am the day of your field trip. Schools that register for a Close Encounter are committed to a $25 per program fee, unless cancelled 48hrs before arrival to the Zoo. If you have placed a school lunch order, you must contact [email protected] 48 hours prior to your scheduled date to receive a full refund.