Roar and Snore

Roar and Snore

Hear the untold stories of Taronga Zoo on your exclusive night safari.

Roar & Snore is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can book now for stays in the future. We look forwarding to welcoming you back.

Roar and Snore at Taronga Zoo Sydney is an unforgettable overnight experience featuring intimate animal encounters, fascinating keeper talks, delicious food and safari-style accommodation with spectacular views of the Sydney Harbour.

Your Roar and Snore experience

  • Take in the spectacular sight of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge in the evening as you enjoy canapés and beverages (a variety of beers, wines, soft drinks, juices, tea and coffee) upon arrival to the harbour-side campsite.
  • Get up close to some of Taronga Zoo Sydney's friendliest residents
  • Dine in style at our delicious buffet dinner and breakfast
  • Experience an exclusive Taronga night safari led by passionate keepers and guides, with the chance to see some of Taronga's favourite animals
  • Unwind in our comfortable safari-style tents, falling asleep to the sounds of the Zoo
  • Join in feeding time and close encounter sessions where you will form a special bond with our animals
  • Enjoy spending the following day exploring the zoo in your own time with complimentary admission included with your booking

To find out more, download a sample itinerary for your Roar and Snore experience.

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Get up close to some of our friendliest creatures
Get up close to some of our friendliest creatures
Drink and dine at the Roar and Snore campsite
Drink and dine at the Roar and Snore campsite
Take in the spectacular view of Sydney Harbour from the campsite's viewing deck
Take in the spectacular view of Sydney Harbour from the campsite's viewing deck
Take a peek inside the Roar and Snore tents
Take a peek inside the Roar and Snore tents
Dine in style at our buffet dinner and breakfast
Dine in style at our buffet dinner and breakfast
Dine and drink at the campsite upon check-in
Dine and drink at the campsite upon check-in

What to bring

  • Enclosed shoes - Taronga Zoo’s landscape is varied and your experience will include walking. Heels, sandals and thongs are not recommended
  • Wet weather gear - Roar and Snore is an all-weather experience so please come prepared for any inclement weather
  • Toiletries - The Roar and Snore campsite has shower and bathroom facilities

Location

On the night of your Roar and Snore adventure, your hosts will meet you at the Taronga Zoo Sydney main entrance. Check-in commences from 5:30pm with the program kicking off at 6:15pm.

Guests are welcome to arrive by car, bus or ferry. Taronga Zoo Sydney is a short 12 minute ferry ride from Circular Quay. Complimentary parking in Taronga’s multi-storey car park is provided for all Roar and Snore guests.

Gift vouchers

Gift vouchers can be purchased by phoning our office Monday - Sunday on 02 9978 4791. We offer credit vouchers where an exact value can be added onto the voucher, which is then redeemed for a Roar and Snore booking. The ‘Peak Holiday’ Gift Voucher is the premium voucher we offer, which can be redeemed for any R&S of the year (excluding special event nights). We email the voucher to you in a PDF format within 24 hours of purchase. All gift vouchers have a 3 year expiry. Gift Voucher purchases are non-refundable.

Terms and conditions

  • Roar and Snore is an all-weather program – Please bring wet-weather gear if required 
  • A valid photo identification matching the name on your Roar and Snore reservation is required to check in for the program
  • All Roar and Snore bookings are final. Cancellations and date changes are not possible. Payments are non-refundable. 
  • Roar and Snore is a non-smoking event 
  • Due to the wide-ranging itinerary and landscape of the Taronga zoo site, all children must be a minimum of 5 years old to attend. You may be requested to provide proof of age if your child does not look to be of age 5
  • A variety of beers, wines, soft drinks, juices, tea and coffee at the site and with your meal. No additional alcohol may be brought onto the Zoo premises. Guests must be 18 years or over to be served alcohol and must carry a valid ID
  • Taronga reserves the right to cancel Roar and Snore programs at any time due to unforeseen circumstances such as natural disasters or insufficient demand