Family Sundown Safari

Grab your tent, sleeping bag, your family, and a few friends and get ready for an overnight adventure at Oakland Zoo. This unique program includes dinner, a nighttime guided tour of the Zoo, live animal presentations, interactive and educational activities, storytelling, a Wildlife Theater show, a hot morning breakfast, and more. This program is available to all families in the East Bay and Bay Area. If you love nature, the Zoo, camping, and fun; this is the perfect program for you!

Date and Time

Time: 5:00pm to 10:00am (the following morning). July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15

Cost and Fees

Program Fee: $75.00 per person for members / $85.00 per person for non-members; $70 per person for members if registering 5 or more / $80 per person for non-members if registering 5 or more 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.


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