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Slumber Safari offers a truly memorable overnight experience for all ages. It is the ideal getaway for couples, groups, families or colleagues: an Out of Africa escape, just 30 minutes from the heart of Melbourne.

Slumber Safari brings together unique accommodation with a fully hosted experience including amazing close-up animal encounters, drinks and dips at sunset, a sumptuous dinner, awesome night-time activities including a night walk and toasting marshmallows around the evening campfire then a delicious supper of scones, jam and cream.

In the morning enjoy watching the animals on the African savannah awaken. A buffet breakfast will be served in the Safari Dining Hut as you take in the view.

Our safari camp offers an exceptional glamping (luxury camping) experience, with stunning tented lodges and creature comforts including en-suites, fans and electric blankets. The design has an authentic and earthy touch that says ‘safari’ and, with just eight tents in total, you share this amazing experience with just a few others.

For those who want to chill out and relax, you have your very own purpose-built balcony, overlooking the Werribee River and the Zoo's wonderful African savannah.

This is a fantastic overnight experience. Do something special with that someone special, treat the whole family, or organise a group. Adult-only camps are available each month and can be booked with our sales team. Slumber Safari gift vouchers are also available.

Slumber Safari includes:

  • 2 days Zoo entry
  • African-inspired dinner and buffet breakfast
  • Fully hosted safari experience
  • Animal Encounter and exclusive animal viewing opportunities
  • 15% discount in the Village Trader (Zoo shop)
  • 10% off additional Wild Encounters during  your visit.

Please note: Animal encounters may vary slightly on each Slumber Safari.

Slumber Safari is an all weather program. Please call the Sales team for more information on 1300 966 784.

Dates open for bookings in January 2017 - as of  the 9th December 2016

  • Wed 4th January
  • Monday 9th January
  • Monday 16th January
  • Tuesday 17th January
  • Wednesday 18th January
  • Monday 23rd January
  • Tuesday 24th January
  • Wednesday 25th January
  • Thursday 26th January
  • Sunday 29th January
  • Monday 30th January (10% Discount Night!)
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Booking info

Duration 
Overnight
Cost 
$320 per adult, $165 per child. 10% discount for Zoo Members. Minimum fee per lodge is $640. (Please note there is a $100 surcharge for Saturday night.)
Group size 
A lodge can accommodate families of up to 5.
Availability 
Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Discount Thursdays and Adults Only nights also available.

Bookings can be made by calling
1300 966 784
Payment must be made at the time of booking.
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