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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

Boo at the Zoo
October 25

Celebrate Halloween the wild way - spend the night in the Zoo during a SPOOKtacular night of family fun! Meet some of our creepiest crawlers before trick-or-treating, arts-and-crafts, myth-busting and much more! Wake to a continental breakfast and an exclusive tour of the Zoo.
 
If I Ran the Zoo
November 8

If you ran the Zoo, said the Zoo Atlanta crew, you'd have to know the secrets and clean up lots of poo! Join us for activities and interesting animals, too. When the morning comes, you'll know just what it is we do!
 
Arctic Adventures
December 6

Brrrr. It's cold out there! Bundle up for an Arctic adventure. Learn more about the wildlife of polar regions with interactive activities and lessons. Wake to a continental breakfast and an exclusive tour of the Zoo. 
 

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).

Groovy Great Apes***FULL***
September 26
Get groovy with the awesome great apes of Zoo Atlanta. Learn all about orangutans, gorillas and their cousins with interactive lessons. Wake to an exclusive guided tour of the Zoo, a behind-the-scenes peek at our ape building and the groovy opportunity to feed a great ape!
 
Tusks at Dusk***FULL***
October 11
Discover the world of the largest living land mammal - the African elephant. Spend the evening learning about these majestic creatures through hands-on activities, crafts, observations through night-vision scopes and much more. Wake to an exclusive guided tour of the Zoo, a behind-the-scenes peek at our elephant barn and the unique opportunity to feed one of our pachyderm pals!
 
Tigers in Trouble***FULL***
November 15
Meet our Sumatran tiger ambassadors, and utilize hands-on activities to find out why wild tigers need our help. Wake to an exclusive guided tour of the Zoo, a behind-the-scenes peek at the tiger building and the unforgettable opportunity to feed a tiger.
 

Program Information

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

    Member

    $52

    Non-Member
    $65
     

    Deluxe NightCrawlers cost per person

    Member
    $76
    Non-Member
    $95
    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 education@zooatlanta.org.

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