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Educational experience for Kids

Bring your creatures to spend a night with ours!  

Taronga ZooSnooz Sydney runs Monday to Thursday nights throughout the year and is an exciting sleepover experience that allows your students to learn about animals and the environment in a unique location.


Your students will:

  • Enjoy dinner and supper in the beautiful Zoo grounds
  • Discover wild creatures on your night zoo walk
  • Get close to amazing animals with special animal encounters
  • Wake up with a yummy breakfast and see the Zoo stir!
  • Enjoy a unique 'Meet-a-Keeper' experience
  • Free time in the following day at the Zoo


To view more program information and frequently asked questions please see the FAQ document at the bottom of this page. 

Unable to spend the night?  You can still enjoy the Zoo after hours with a Twilight Safari

Did you know you can also stay at Taronga Western Plains Zoo (Dubbo)?  Click here for more information on Dubbo Accomodation.


Choose your venue:

Backyard to Bush House:

Up to 20 students: $1950 AUD

Up to 30 students: $2450 AUD


Billabong Camp (Tents):

Up to 45 students: $3650 AUD

Up to 60 students: $4950 AUD

For 60+ students: please contact us directly to discuss availability.


Teachers and parent helpers are free at a ratio of one per 10 students.

All prices include GST and must be paid prior to your arrival at Taronga Zoo.


Choose Your Dates:


ZooSnooz is available on Monday to Thursday nights.   Due to other events occuring at Taronga Zoo, there may be times of the year that ZooSnooz is unavailable.



Book Your Stay!

Download the Booking Enquiry below and return via e-mail to education@zoo.nsw.gov.au 

We will respond to inform you if your date is available and help you organise your stay. 

If your preferred 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. 


Cancellations and Conditions

Taronga Zoo reserves the right to change your sleeping venue at any time with minimal notice. 

All cancellations must be notified in writing to education@zoo.nsw.gov.au 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.