Family and Deluxe NightCrawlers

As the sun sets and Zoo Atlanta closes its gates for the evening, you and your family can go behind-the-scenes to see what happens in the Zoo after hours! Spend the night at a NightCrawler overnight for a nocturnal adventure that you and your family will never forget!

This program is created specifically for families with children aged 6 years old or older.

Parents - to find out if this program is right for your child/ren and for guidelines, please review this Program Packet.

Bring your own group of ten or more to Group NightCrawlers

Each unique Family NightCrawler includes:

  • Animal encounters
  • Themed games and activities
  • Scavenger hunt in the World of Reptiles
  • Continental breakfast
  • Private guided tour of the Zoo
  • Admission to the Zoo the following day and Tons of fun!

Upcoming Family NightCrawlers

2015 dates coming soon!

Upcoming Deluxe Family NightCrawlers

Get up-close-and-personal with our animal ambassadors by upgrading to a Deluxe Family NightCrawler. All Deluxe Family NightCrawlers include the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and feed your favorite Zoo residents! (Different arrangements may be needed to accommodate large groups).

Giant Panda Adventure***SOLD OUT***
December 13
Tighten your shoelaces for the adventure of a lifetime. Learn about the panda crew at Zoo Atlanta and their native China with interactive activities. Wake to an exclusive guided tour of the Zoo, a behind-the-scenes peek at the panda building, and the rare opportunity to feed an adult giant panda.

Program Information

  • Time: 6:00 p.m. through 10:30 a.m. the next morning
  • Family NightCrawlers cost per person




    Deluxe NightCrawlers cost per person

    Program participants must be at least six years of age; children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Additional age/activity restrictions may apply to NightCrawler programs, as determined by specific animal keepers.
  • All sleeping facilities are indoors and climate-controlled.
  • Reservations are required prior to the program start date. Full payment is due upon reservation.
  • Cost includes Zoo admission after the morning tour is completed.
  • Family Programs are subject to cancellation if less than 12 participants are registered.

Family NightCrawler Gift Certificate

Give the adventure of lifelong learning. Here’s an idea we can promise won’t be re-gifted: give a certificate for one of Zoo Atlanta’s award-winning education programs! You may also purchase gift certificates in $25 increments up to $100. Program restrictions apply.

Call 404.624.5822 with questions or email

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