Overnight at the Zoo at Fort Worth Zoo


Safari Overnight adventures allow you to explore the Zoo on a guided evening tour, morning tour before the Zoo opens and all-day Zoo admission the day after your Overnight. Enjoy the comfort of our climate-controlled Education Center as you participate in fun evening activities and a live animal presentation in the morning. An evening snack and continental breakfast are also included. Please note that in the event of inclement weather, some activities may be substituted.

Logo for Safari Overnight Adventures at the Fort Worth ZooSafari Overnight

Explore the unique adaptations animals need to survive as you travel the trails through Africa, Asia and Australia. Please note: This overnight requires a minimum of 15 participants — great for families, birthday parties, youth groups, scouts and school groups! To schedule a Safari Overnight for your group, please contact the Zoo’s education department via the contact information at the bottom of this page.

This overnight includes a night and morning hike, an evening snack, continental breakfast and an all-day admittance to the Zoo following the morning hike.

For information on events for Boy or Girl Scouts, please click here.

Ages: 6 years to adult (Minimum group size is 15 participants. Two adult chaperones, 18 years and older, are required for every 15 children 6 years old through 12th grade)
Date: Fridays and Saturdays, year-round
Time: 8 p.m. to 10 a.m.
Cost: $75/participant*
*including chaperones. Overnight deposit is nonrefundable. Date change is not permitted within 30 days of scheduled overnight. (All programs and prices are subject to change.)


Did you know that the Fort Worth Zoo is more than lions, tigers and bears? The Zoo offers programming on animals, plants, habitats, the outdoors, our environment and much more. They can help your troop or pack work towards a variety of badges and fun patches. Programming and events are designed just for your troop. If you have a smaller troop, why not invite another troop to join you for a “Buddy” event at the Zoo.

Please note that all Fort Worth Zoo overnights require a minimum of 15 participants.

Overnight activities include a craft, live animal and biofact presentation, scavenger hunt, morning Zoo hike and all-day Zoo admission the day after your Overnight. An evening snack and continental breakfast will be included. One adult chaperone is required for every six scouts.


Refund Policy: Due to the high volume of requests for Overnights at the Fort Worth Zoo, we are unable to refund your package after you have registered. Registration fees are non-refundable, no exceptions.

For more information, contact the Education Department:
Fort Worth Zoo
1989 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76110
phone: 817-759-7200
fax: 817-759-7201
email: education@fortworthzoo.org