Overnight Safari

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Sleep at the Zoo

Family and Overnight Safari programs are fun-filled educational evenings including a guided tour of what the nighttime zoo has to offer. This is a perfect opportunity to see animal behaviors you may not have seen before.

During your overnight safari you will:

  • Take a nighttime tour of the zoo.
  • Watch animals receive enrichments.
  • Meet animal ambassadors up close.
  • Enjoy songs, stories, and snacks during an evening program.
  • Listen to the sounds of the wild as you fall asleep under the stars.
  • Enjoy breakfast.

Group Overnight Safaris

Flexible dates for groups of 50-100.
Meets California State Science Frameworks for all grades.
Continental breakfast included.
Groups of 50 people or more: $55 per person
Dates are reserved via a request form

Family Overnight Safaris

Register for a family overnight safari


Set dates for families of 2 or more.
Grab and go dinner and breakfast are included.
Sac Zoo members: $55 per person
Non-members: $65 per person

Family Overnight Dates
Saturday, June 8
Friday, June 14
Friday, June 21
Saturday, July 6
Friday, July 12
Saturday, July 20
Friday, July 26
Saturday, August 3

Are you a Sacramento Zoo member?
Register for the website to receive member discounts. Test your registration here.


Questions about overnight safaris? Email the Reservation Specialist or call 916-808-8814.

Want to experience the nighttime zoo without sleeping here? Check out the Starlight Safari program for classes, groups or birthdays.

Overnight Safari


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