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Bring your creatures to spend a night with ours!  

ZoosnooZ is a unique sleepover experience and a great way for your students to learn about animals and the environment.

Your students will:

  • Enjoy a great BBQ dinner and supper under the stars
  • Discover wild creatures on your night zoo walk
  • Get close to amazing animals with a special animal encounter
  • Enjoy a yummy breakfast then go on an early morning walk
  • A unique 'Meet-a-Keeper' experience
  • Spend the following day at the Zoo

To view our FAQ sheet, please see our downloads section at the bottom of this page. 


Educational experience for Kids

ZoosnooZ is available on Monday to Thursday nights. 

At Taronga Zoo Sydney we book a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 90, including students and adults.

At Taronga  Western Plains Zoo it is a minimum of 22 and a maximum of 80, including students and adults.


Program start time for ZoosnooZ is 5.15pm - entry is not permitted before this time. Hosts will meet you at your coach or the ferry wharf to escort you into the Zoo.


The cost is $79.00 per primary student and $84.00 per secondary student for Monday-Thursday. Supervising teachers and parents are free at a ratio of one per 10 students. Extra adults pay $90.00 each. Extra adult numbers must be negotiated with Zoo Education at the time of booking.  All prices include GST and must be paid prior to your arrival at Taronga Zoo. 


Your own sleeping bag, pillow, warm clothes, camera, wet weather gear if it looks like rain, plus a sense of fun and adventure. Taronga Zoo will provide a camping mat. Students will not need torches for the duration of the program.


To make a booking, please email with the following details:

  • School / group name
  • Number of students
  • A selection of at least 3 preferred dates, in order of preference

We will respond to inform you if your date is available and send a booking contract. If you dates are unavailable we will get in touch to find an alternative. Please allow up to 7 days for a response to your booking request.

A booking is not confirmed until a booking contract has been sent and recieved by Taronga Education. 


All cancellations must be notified in writing to as soon as possible. Any cancellation of ZoosnooZ bookings within 14 days of booking will incur a fee of $1600. Full costs will be charged for cancellation within 48 hours of confirmed visit date.