Family Sundown Safari

Go on Safari in Oakland! Family Sundown Safari is a hands-on educational summer program for families with children ages 4 and up. Bring your tent and sleep out underneath the stars. Your family will never forget their incredibly fun and unique campout at the Oakland Zoo!

New this year Gerald the Magician!

Date and Time

Time: 5:00pm to 10:00am (the following morning). August 10 & 17

Cost and Fees

Program Fee: $75.00 per member child/adult - $85.00 per non- member child/adult
Parking is FREE with this event.


Maddie's Center for Science and Environmental Education. Please park in the Lower Parking Lot and proceed up the ramp to the Lower Entrance.


Pre-Registration is required. All forms and deposit must be received 1 month before the event date. Click here for more information and to register.


Contact: Education Reservations
Phone: (510) 632-9525 x220

Additional Program Information
  • Group Size: 40 maximum
  • Age Range: 4 years and up
  • Zoo admission is included for the day after your overnight. One adult chaperone is required for every family.

  • Family Sundown Safari dates for Summer 2013: 8/10, 8/17


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