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Group Bookings

How to book for a group visit

  1. Bookings & Fees
    It is essential to book in advance - a confirmation of the booking will be faxed to you. We accept visitors from grade R and older.
    A fee is payable on arrival at the centre (see below).
  2. Preparation
    Learners will benefit from their outing to Sci-Enza if they have been briefed on the purpose of the visit.
  3. Group size
    Although our lecture room can accommodate up to 100 learners, it is easier to interact with smaller groups. Smaller groups are more personal and the learners can receive more individual attention.
    Numbers exceeding the approved reservation cannot be accommodated..
    Note: Technology workshops are limited to groups of 30 learners.
    Maximum group size for grade R to grade 2 groups is 60 learners to ensure proper supervision and attention to each visitor.
  4. Supervision
    School groups should have at least one supervising educator per 30 learners (Free entry for 1 teacher per 30 learners, additional educators/supervisors must pay entrance fee). Supervisors must be present during the whole visit. Due to access control measures on campus neither learners nor supervisors may leave the campus during the visit.
  5. Discipline
    Supervisors are responsible for keeping discipline among the learners. If discipline is not maintained, the group will be asked to leave. The fees will be forfeited.
  6. Punctuality
    Please be on time. If you are late, we have the right to change the programme or even cancel your visit as the facilities are used for other functions as well.
  7. Food and Drink
    Visitors may purchase refreshments at the campus cafeterias or bring their own, but please note that eating and drinking is not allowed in the Sci-Enza centre.
  8. Dress code
    School group learners must be dressed in their school uniform.
  9. Drunkenness
    Learners or supervisors under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not welcome at Sci-Enza.
  10. Hangers-on
    Persons that are not part of the group should book for their own visit.
  11. Damage
    The cost of repairing any malicious damage to any exhibit will be recovered from your educational institution.
  12. Parking
    Please note that parking on the Hatfield campus is limited; Contact reception for parking arrangements. Parking for buses can be arranged as well.

Visiting hours

  • Weekdays: 8:00 - 16:00 (including school holidays). Entrance is free to individuals and small groups.


  • Group bookings: R 15.00 per learner (public schools), R20.00 per learners (private schools).
  • Small groups (less than 30 learners) R30.00 per learner.
  • Technology workshops: R20.00 per learner.

Sci-Enza is situated in the Technical Building on the Hatfield campus of the University of Pretoria. More details can be seen on the Map.

Contacts & Bookings
Reception: 012-420-3767, email: [email protected]
Ms. Puleng Tsie, tel: 012-420-2865, email: [email protected]


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