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Rates are for one night accommodation and are fully inclusive of:

  • One night accommodation in our Billabong Camp tents
  • Nibbles on arrival
  • Dinner and an evening supper
  • Continental buffet breakfast
  • Two day admission to Taronga Western Plains Zoo
  • An exciting range of guided animal encounters and tours where you will see Australian and Asian animals
 RATES* Adult Child (5-15yrs) Students/Classes (K - yr 12) Family (2A + 2C)
Tent:  3m x 3m made from heavy duty canvas with a solid floor and can sleep up to 3 people (2 stretchers and 1 sleeping mat). Each campsite has two tents next to each other. $169 $95 $75

School enquiries and bookings click here

You are welcome to bring your own linen or we can assist with sleeping kits for hire:
Sleeping kit incl. sleeping bag, liner, pillow, pillow case $15
Sleeping bag and liner $10
Pillow and pillow case $5   

Special Summer Offers

Billabong Camp Summer Special*

Experience camping under the stars and get to know some of the Zoo's Australian and Asian animals at Billabong Camp. Enjoy all the experience has to offer including accommodation, tours, dinner and breakfast for our special summer price!

  Summer Special*
Adult $149
Child $75
Family (2A+2C) $439

Plus every Billabong Camp Summer Special booking will receive free standard bike hire! A great way to explore the rest of the Zoo following your stay at Billabong Camp. 

*Surcharge applies for NSW school holidays. Offer valid for stays between 10 January and 21 March 2015 inclusive. Must mention BILLSUMMER when booking. Children under 5 years are unable to participate in the Billabong Camp program. Offer is subject to availability. Not valid with any other offer including Zoo Friends discount. Not transferable, not redeemable for cash or available on existing bookings. Package includes accommodation in a 3 x 3 metre tent, dinner, breakfast, behind-the-scenes tours, Zoo entry and free standard bike hire.

Ultimate Billabong Camp Package

Enjoy all that the Billabong Camp experience  has to offer (dinner, breakfast, tours, accommodation and two day Zoo admission) plus bike or electric cart hire and a picnic pack including drinks plus you will also receive a complimentary bottle of house wine per booking. The Ultimate Billabong Camp Package is priced at $550 (for a family of four) or $189 per adult and $105 per child. Special available for stays in January and February 2015. Subject to availability.

Aussie Long Weekend Package

Celebrate Australia Day with a special Aussie Long Weekend Package at Billabong Camp. Enjoy all the experience has to offer including dinner, breakfast, tours, accommodation and two day Zoo admission as well as upgrading to a deluxe barbecue dinner along with all drinks included. Plus bike or electric cart is included in the package for you to explore the Zoo! Available on Friday 23, Sunday 24 and Sunday 25 January 2015. The Aussie Long Weekend Package is $560 for a family of four or $199 per adult and  $105 per child. Subject to availability.

For more information on these special offers or to book contact 02 6881 1488 or email


  • A surcharge applies for all school holidays and public holidays
  • Rates are per person, per night, twin share.
  • Prices are in Australian dollars and include GST where applicable
  • This is a non-smoking, no BYO alcohol event
  • Guests are required to accompany the host and group on all tours
  • Prices are valid from April 2013. Rates are subject to change without notice
  • Children under five are not able to participate in Billabong Camp. 
  • Please note that Billabong Camp is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2014. It will re-open on 26 December 2014. 

Experience availability

The program runs on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the year.

In school holidays we offer additional nights during the week.

Bookings close 48 hours prior to the event.

Group stays

Groups of four will be allocated a campsite. A campsite has two tents next to each other. 

If you would prefer to stay together in one tent please let us know at the time of booking. Note that there is a maximum three people per tent.

Groups of four or more will be allocated campsites/tents based on their sleeping requirements (this will be confirmed at the time of booking).

Stretcher beds and sleeping mats are including in the cost of your stay.

Terms and conditions

Non-refundable payment is required at the time of booking by credit card, money order or bank cheque (no personal cheques).

By staying at Billabong Camp you will be supporting Taronga Western Plains Zoo’s work in education, conservation and preservation of our wildlife and environment. Thank you.