WHEN WILD MEETS LIFE
Groups & Families
Looking for a fun, educational experience for your group? Join us when the zoo closes and experience the zoo in a whole new way! See below to learn more about morning, evening, and overnight programs! Tour programs can also be scheduled during the day.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Time: Evenings, after zoo closes; available year-round
Cost: $20 per person, minimum 6 participants
Gather your herd and head to the zoo for a unique evening adventure! Explore the zoo with a guide, discover fascinating facts and stories about some of your favorite animals…and find out exactly what the animals do in the twilight hours.
Friends & Families Full Moon Tour
Time: Follow the registration link to view Full Moon dates and times
Cost: $20 per person, no minimum.
No need for a flashlight, we’ll use moonlight! Join other families for a guided evening stroll through the zoo to discover fascinating facts and stories about some of San Antonio Zoo’s favorite animals, as well as myths and legends inspired by the full moon.
Roars & Snores
Ages 5 and up
Time: 6:30 p.m. –8:30 a.m., Fridays and Saturdays year-round
Cost: $50 per person, 20 person minimum
Sleeping venue: Education Center or upgrade to Africa Live’s Hippo Viewing* $15 per person
Join zoo experts for an overnight experience you’ll never forget! Before you roll out your sleeping bag for some climate-controlled camping, enjoy animal presentations, zoo activities, and a guided flashlight tour of the zoo after dark. In the morning, you’ll discover how the zoo prepares for the day during a short tour and then head to Beastro for a freshly prepared taco breakfast .
Evening snack and taco breakfast included. Pizza Dinner upgrade available.
*Africa Live! Hippo viewing upgrade available for select dates. Email email@example.com for more information.
Friends & Family Overnight
Ages 5 and up
Time: 6:30 p.m.–8:30 a.m., Follow registration link to view available dates
Cost: $65 per person
Sleeping venue: Education Center
Tired of being cooped up like a pigeon? Have a staycation with your family at San Antonio Zoo! Join other families, as well as zoo experts, for an overnight you won’t forget!
Before you roll out your sleeping bag for some climate-controlled camping, enjoy a pizza dinner, animal presentations, zoo activities, and a guided flashlight tour of the zoo after dark. In the morning, you’ll discover how the zoo prepares for the day during a short tour and then head to Beastro for a freshly prepared taco breakfast. This program is designed for small groups and families and includes Pizza Dinner and Africa Live! Hippo Viewing sleeping venue upgrades.
2022 Scout Workshops
Ages 5 & up
Time: Flexible dates and times
Cost: $24 per person, 5 person minimum
All themes include guided zoo tour and conservation activity. Online workshops available.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration and more information
Scout Workshop Themes
- Conservation Champion
Take a closer look at few of the many ways San Antonio Zoo is dedicated to securing a future for wildlife and learn how everyone can help animals in their backyard and across the globe. This program includes a short, guided tour, animal presentation and a DIY conservation project.
- All Creatures Great and Small
Some of the most fascinating creatures on this planet are ones that get stepped over daily. Join us to examine some crawly critters and figure out what exactly makes them an insect! Join us for a bug hunt, meet some of San Antonio Zoo’s resident arthropods, and learn how to make your very own seed bombs!
Explore the wonderfully wild world at San Antonio Zoo and learn how adaptations allow animals all over the world to thrive in their natural habitats. Discover the many aspects of camouflage, beaks, mimicry and more while participating in activities that demonstrate why these adaptations exist!
- Water Warrior
Join us for a closer look at one of the most important and valuable resources on the planet –water! Discover what lies beneath the surface of the San Antonio River and how we can use those findings to help determine the health of our section of the watershed system.