Singapore Zoo’s Glamping in the Wild programme returns from 1 April 2023 with a refreshed programme featuring behind-the-scenes tours to thrill the heart of any animal lover looking for a meaningful respite amidst nature.
Kickstart your adventure getting acquainted with the enigmatic herd of Asian Elephants during a special feeding and chit-chat session with their carers. Find out the personality quirks of each of the five female pachyderms and see which one you most closely relate to.
Then, embark on an insightful peep into animal healthcare. This backstage pass allows you to discover the inner workings of our Wildlife Nutrition Centre that caters to the nutritional needs of some 15,000 animals that call Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and River Wonders home.
Learn how the dedicated nutrition team works hand in hand with their animal care counterparts to plan diets that closely replicate what the animals would eat in the wild.
Continue your journey at the Wildlife Healthcare and Research Centre and turn your attention to the clinical world of the veterinary experts as they keep the wild residents in the pinkest of health. If you’re lucky, you might catch the vets tending to a patient or two.
Your private guide will then transport you to Wild Africa for an introduction to the charismatic carnivores. Round off the afternoon with priority seats at the Splash Safari presentation and soak in the aquatic acrobatics of the captivating Californian Sea Lion while learning how to better care for the seas and planet.
After a hearty dinner, breathe in the evening smells of the rainforest with a relaxing stroll as the park winds down for the day – keep your eyes peeled and listen with a keen ear and you might chance upon native wildlife such as the Spotted Wood Owls or Sunda Colugos that reside in the parks as they start their twilight rituals. As night falls, retreat to the cosy comfort of your dome tent and let the soothing sounds of the Upper Seletar Reservoir rock you to sleep.
Wrap up your glamp with the signature Breakfast in the Wild, which features a tantalising array of local and international flavours thoughtfully created with ingredients friendly to wildlife and the planet. The highlight of your morning will surely be the encounters with the animal ambassadors including enigmatic Orangutans, an inquisitive Tamandua, boisterous Coatimundis and vibrant Macaws*.
For further details or to make a booking, visit https://www.mandai.com/en/singapore-zoo/things-to-do/whats-on/glamping-in-the-wild.html
For guests who prefer getting up close with aquatic animals, River Wonders’ ever popular Glamping with the Manatees is also available from April through August this year.
Guests can look forward to drifting to sleep while watching our mesmerising manatees, exclusive behind-the-scenes sessions and meeting our charming capybaras at the Once Upon a River presentation.
Bookings can be made at https://www.mandai.com/en/river-wonders/things-to-do/whats-on/glamping-with-the-manatees.html
*Appearances subject to weather and animal conditions