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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.

2017 Family SBS/WSP Campout Schedule

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Lounging in the Lodge

Join our African Lodge Safari and stay at one of the newest facilities at the Zoo. The Lounging in the Lodge Safari is on Saturday, December 3rd, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 a.m. Sunday, December 4th. Guests will sleeping warm inside overlooking the new outside elephant exhibit. Family Safaris include a continental breakfast, snack and a visit from one of our Animal Ambassadors. Children must be four years of age and accompanied by an adult.

Adult Only - Sleeping Bag Safaris

Join us for an overnight program where adult guests spend the night at the Zoo at our Safari Tent Camp site and get to experience our exhibits afterhours.  The program includes an evening gourmet dinner and drinks, evening hike, movie, snacks, breakfast, morning hike, and a free day at the Zoo.

Tents include one double cot or two single cots.  Each tent is 10' x 12' on spacious interior equipped with an electrical outlet, nightstand with lantern, area rug, dining table, two director chairs, and an oscillating fan.  Guests are asked to bring their own bedding and comfortable shoes for walking.

Cost $100.00

*Price per person. For adults 21 and over. Single campers pay a minimum two-person tent price. There is a maximum 2 person occupancy per tent.

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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.

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2017 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.

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.

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Sleeping Bag Safari Guidelines

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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.

BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska reservation form - reservation form

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


Please call (402)738-2058 with questions.