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Get ready for an amazing nighttime adventure! Fun for everyone, this unique program is perfect for birthdays, schools, scouts, clubs and friends.

Your exciting overnight experience will include:

  • Up-close encounters with animals.
  • A behind-the-scenes tour.
  • Theme specific crafts/activities.
  • A pizza snack.
  • Light morning breakfast.

Space is limited. We suggest making a reservation at least 1-2 months in advance.

Important Information:

  • Call (813) 935-8552 ext. 268 or e-mail to schedule.
  • Ages 6 through adult.
  • 6:45 p.m. -  8 a.m.
  • Sleepover: Minimum of 15 guests, or a flat fee of $525 if minimum not met. Additional guests, $35.
  • Next day visit: Minimum of 8 guests, or a flat fee of $80 if minimum not met. Additional child, $10. Additional adult, $14.
  • Next day visit includes 8-9:30 a.m. tour followed by Zoo access until close.
  • 1 free chaperon is included for every 10 participants.
  • *Additional fee of $5 per child (or a flat rate of $75 if less than 15 children) for splashing through the billabong (Australia theme only).

Related Events

  • Tampa Bay City Pass
  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is operated by the Lowry Park Zoological Society, an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to excellence in education, conservation and research. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is featured among the “Top 25 Zoos in the U.S” by TripAdvisor (2015) and “10 Best Zoos in the U.S.” by Trekaroo (2015). The Zoo is located at 1101 W. Sligh Avenue in Tampa, one mile west of I-275 (exit 48) and is open seven days a week, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

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