Making A Reservation...

For reservations, please call (402) 738-2058.

NEW Safari Tent Camp in the African Grasslands

Join us for an overnight experience at our newest location overlooking the lion enclosure! Your overnight stay includes zoo admission, evening snack, a safari patch, and a visit from one of our animal ambassadors. Find out more information here...

Family Safaris – $80/each (includes breakfast, children must be at least 4 years old to participate)
Saturday July 16
August 5
August 19
September 16
September 24

Small Group Safaris - $80/each (children must be at least 4 years old to participate)
Friday July 15
Friday July 22
August 12
August 26
September 3
September 9

Adult-Only Safaris - $100/each (includes gourmet dinner/drinks and breakfast) (*Must be at least 21 years of age)
July 30
August 20
September 30

Large Group Sleeping Bag Safaris (25 or more participants)

Schools, churches, boy scouts, girl scouts, summer camps, families and more with a minimum of 25 people can reserve a sleeping bag safari date year round. Make the reservation process easy by filling out the reservation form.

Packages & Pricing

Where Can My Group Sleep?

Sleeping Bag Safari Guidelines

Are there any sleeping bag safari souvenirs available?

Are there other activities available during the sleeping bag safari?

BlueCross Blue Shield




Through the generous support of BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska, a *free overnight experience at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is now available for select schools in Nebraska.  Free safaris are only available in the Education Classrooms, Durham Lodge, or the Wildlife Safari Park. 

BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska Guidelines - Please hand this out to all adult members of your group.

*Nebraska schools outside of the Omaha or Lincoln metro area are eligible for a free campout. 

Family Sleeping Bag Safaris

You don't have to travel half way across the world to take your family on an exotic vacation. Family sleeping bag safaris include a continental breakfast, snack and a visit from one of our Animal Ambassadors. Children must be 4 years of age and accompanied by an adult. Safaris are $37.00 per person (unless otherwise noted). All sleeping bag safaris run 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

To register for a sleeping bag safari, please call (402) 738-2058.                 

Click here for 2016 Family Sleeping Bag Safari Dates.

Small Group Sleeping Bag Safaris

Small Group safaris are designed for schools, churches, boy scouts, girl scouts, or summer camps who cannot meet our 25 person large group safari minimum. Sleeping Bag Safaris are $37.00 per person (unless otherwise noted). All safaris run 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.

Make the reservation process easy by filling out the reservation form.

2016 Small Group Sleeping Bag Safari Dates

Small Group Safari Guidelines - Please hand this out to all adult members of your group.  

Wildlife Safari Park Campout Guidelines - Please hand this out to all adult members of your group.          

Frequently Asked Questions


Are there any souvenirs available?
Are there other activities available during the sleeping bag safari?