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ZoosnooZ is an exciting and educational overnight excursion 

Bring your creatures to spend a night with ours! 

ZoosnooZ is the ultimate overnight excursion that your students will remember for years to come! Fall asleep to the sounds of nocturnal marsupials and wake to the morning roars that can only be heard from inside the zoo! Zoosnooz provides an exciting Aussie bush camping experience without the fuss, while teaching your students about the care and conservation of animals from across the globe. Set in the grassy grounds of Billabong Camp your Zoosnooz host will show students and teachers to their pre-erected tents, overlooking the Billabong.

Your ZoosnooZ experience will include:

  • A classic Aussie BBQ dinner
  • Exclusive Night Tour visiting some of our Australian native animals
  • Close encounter with some iconic Australian animals
  • Supper under the stars
  • Continental breakfast overlooking the Billabong 
  • Exclusive early Morning Walking Tour
  • Zoo entry the following day

Time

Arrival time for ZoosnooZ is 4:30pm - Check in point is at the Savannah Visitor Plaza (reference E22 on zoo map).

Bring

Your own sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries for showers, torch, warm clothes, enclosed shoes, camera, wet weather gear, plus a sense of fun and adventure.

Bookings

To make a booking, please contact the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education Centre on 02 6881 1433.

Conditions

Please provide two weeks notice of cancellation. A fee of $500.00 is to be paid if the booking is cancelled within 7 days of the admission date, and full cost of booking will be charged for cancellation within 48 hours of the admission date. No refund will be given to students who do not attend. Full T&C's are here.

There is a minimum of 22 and a maximum of 80 students, including students and adults.

See overnight information in downloads for further information.

Cost

$75.00 per student. Supervising teachers and parents are free at the rate of 1 per 10 students. Extra adults pay $85.00. All prices include GST.

Twilight Tour at Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Twilight Tour is an opportunity for students from Years K-12 (stages 1-6) to explore the Zoo at dusk! Twilight Tour will awaken your students senses. Listen out for roars, screeches and growls. See animals stalking in the dark and meet other Zoo residents who come out to play after the sun goes down!

A Twilight Tour experience includes:

  • Feasting on a BBQ dinner under the stars
  • Getting up close to amazing zoo residents with a session in the Education Centre
  • Discovering wild animals on your Zoo night walk

Age/Stage

Program is suitable for years K-12 (stages 1-6)

Bring

Wet weather gear, warm clothes, enclosed walking shoes camera and a sense of fun and adventure!

Conditions

Minimum of 22 students. Twilight Tours must be prepaid.

Cost

$32.00 per student. Supervising teachers and parents are free at the rate of 1 per 10 students. Extra adults pay $32.00. All prices include GST.

Bookings and Availability

To make a booking or to enquire about availability, please contact the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education Centre

Phone:  02 6881 1433

Email: wpzedcentre@zoo.nsw.gov.au