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Serengeti Bush Camp (Ages 6 and up with an adult)




The sun sets over the African Savanna. The buzz of crickets is briefly dulled by the roar of distant lions. We stroll along the trails, ever watching for a glimpse of the diverse wildlife. The stars appear and light our way as we brave the Serengeti night and return to camp. The flames of the campfire dance as stories of the day's adventure are told

How will your adventure unfold? Come to the Toronto Zoo's Serengeti Bush Camp to experience the wildlife of our African Savanna and Rainforest Pavilion, enjoy evening activities, campfire tales, and the chance to sleep under the stars in our authentic African tents.

Your overnight experience includes the following:



  • Accommodation in authentic African tents, complete with cots
  • Behind-the-scenes opportunity in the African Savanna area
  • Fully guided program, including interactive walking tours of African Savanna & African Rainforest Pavilion and an evening adventure
  • Buffet-style dinner and breakfast
  • Campfire (weather permitting)
  • Campfire snack (s’mores and marshmallows)
  • Zoomobile ride to and from camp
  • Zoo admission during the overnight
  • Complimentary parking during the overnight
  • Opportunity to see the rest of the Zoo

Regular Family Nights or Youth Group Nights in July and August


Our classic Serengeti adventure is available on most nights in July and August, with the exception of Wednesdays. Available dates can be found by clicking on the “Register Here” button below, and selecting “Bush Camp” and the month you are interested in making your booking.

Read more information about the program in the Information Handbook (click to open)

Register Here

Registration for overnight dates takes place ONLINE ONLY, by deposit, and is on a first come, first served basis.

Note: Schools/Educational Organizations/Youth Groups/Companies MUST contact the Toronto Zoo at programs@torontozoo.ca for your Account # (User ID) and Password prior to registering online. Receiving your Account # (User ID) and Password does NOT guarantee a spot or placement in the program.

HOW TO REGISTER:

  1. Once registration opens online, access the Education Store via this web page and login using your Account # (User ID) and Password. Note: Schools/Educational Organizations/Youth Groups/Companies MUST contact the Toronto Zoo at programs@torontozoo.ca for your Account # (User ID) and Password prior to registering online. Receiving your Account # (User ID) and Password does NOT guarantee a spot or placement in the program.

  2. Select your overnight date online and complete the registration fields, followed by the online deposit payment* (Visa, MasterCard, American Express only). Please ensure that you only enter a quantity of one (1) when adding dates to your cart, as this indicates the number of tents you will be reserving. Schools/Youth Groups: We are able to accommodate small groups of 20 or fewer participants on select dates which are currently not listed on the online Education Store. If your preferred date is unavailable online please email bushcamp@torontozoo.ca to inquire. Please indicate the name of your group, age/grade of participants, number of participants, and date(s) you are interested in.

  3. All registrations will be reviewed. Your overnight date is only reserved once you receive a Confirmation Package from bushcamp@torontozoo.ca. Please set your email filters to accept emails from that address.

FINAL PAYMENT:


FAMILY/JR/ADULT NIGHTS: Toronto Zoo Education will automatically complete the final transaction by charging the credit card used during the online deposit purchase for the number of member/non-member participants as indicated in the online deposit purchase.

Example:
Shan completes a registration for a 4-person tent online and is charged the $188 deposit to his credit card.
Upon receipt of the registration, Toronto Zoo completes the final transaction by charging Shan for the number of participants he has indicated in his online registration (e.g. 2 Non-Members aged 12 and up + 2 Non-Members aged under 12 = $416), minus the deposit he has already paid ($188)

2 Non-Members aged 12+ x $109 per person:$218
2 Non-Members aged under 12 x $99 per person:+ $198
$416
- $188
(4-person tent deposit)
Final payment charged to card = $228

GROUPS: Final payment is due upon arrival at the program via debit, credit (Visa, Mastercard, American Express), cash (large bills), or school/organization cheque (personal cheques not accepted).

2016 Pricing:

Pricing for: (per person)

Non-Member ages 12 & up

Non-Member ages 6 to 11

Non-Member ages 2 to 5

Member  ages 12 & up

Member ages 6 to 11

Member ages 2 to 5

Family Night with children ages 6 and older

$109

$99

N/A

$99

$89

N/A

Bush Camp Jr. families with children ages 2 to 5

$109

$99

$99

$99

$89

$89

Adult Night ages 19 and older

$109

N/A

N/A

$99

N/A

N/A

Youth/School Groups
*Based on 20+ participants. For groups with fewer than 20 participants, a minimum total payment of $1580 is required.

$79*

$79*

N/A

$79*

$79*

N/A


Note: Membership discounts will be applied after logging in with a valid Membership number.

How to contact us:

Days of the week Time Contact information
Telephone Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 416-392-5947
Telephone Saturday/Sunday/Holidays 24 hours Voicemail only 416-392-5947
Email Replies only from Monday to Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm bushcamp@torontozoo.ca
Mail Monday to Friday SBC- Education
361A Old Finch Ave
Toronto, ON M1B 5K7

Button: links to Bush Camp information handbook
Information Brochure HERE
Button: links to Bush Camp brochure