NightCrawlers: Family

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!

Parents – to find out if this program is right for your family and for guidelines, please review this Program Packet.


September 15: Giant panda
October 20: Boo at the Zoo

6 p.m. through 10:30 a.m. the next morning



Each unique Family NightCrawler includes:

  • Animal encounters
  • Themed games and activities
  • Nighttime visit to Scaly Slimy Spectacular: The Amphibian and Reptile Experience
  • Continental breakfast
  • Private guided tour of the Zoo
  • Admission to the Zoo the following day and tons of fun!

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.

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  • Program participants must be at least 6 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 fewer than 12 participants are registered.

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