Enjoy close-up animal encounters and talk with Robert, our interactive digital zebra, at various times throughout the day.
Visit our new, interactive play area designed as an African village.
Savanna Cool Zone
Walk through palm trees offering a gentle mist to find three slippery toy critters that spout water: a turtle, a lion, and a crocodilian. Located next to Lion Camp, the Savanna Cool Zone is a wild way to cool off!
Jameson Research Island
Interactive water play open all day. Located in African Outpost.
Fisher-Price Samburu Jungle Gym
Kids love to climb and explore in this safari-themed play area; parents love the shade-covered picnic area! Located below Benbough Amphitheater.
Enjoy unbelievable views shared only by the birds that soar over the Safari Park's grounds! Modeled after the hot air balloon tours of the Serengeti, the Balloon Safari can hold up to 30 passengers as the tethered helium balloon rises silently 400 feet. The Balloon Safari is 10 to 12 minutes long. $20 per person, adult or child (ages 3 and older) for guests; $17 per person, adult or child (ages 3 and older) for members. Children through age 11 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Balloon Safari operates weather permitting.
Guided tour rides depart 10 a.m. until 4:15 p.m. (busiest 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on peak attendance days).
The Africa Tram is an exciting expedition with brightly colored tour vehicles and our diverse animal collection creating a relaxing adventure. The ride path takes you around some of the field exhibits, giving you a chance to connect with the animals on a closer level. More...
For kids and kids at heart, our colorful Conservation Carousel features 60 ride elements to choose from, many of which replicate rare and endangered animals. You can ride a giraffe, rhino, zebra, cheetah, and more—which will be your favorite? $3 per person for one ride or $6 per person for an all-day wristband.
10 a.m.–3:45 p.m.
Watch our colorful rainbow lorikeets swoop down to enjoy nectar offered by guests. Exhibit entrance is free; lorikeet food is available for purchase to experience the thrill of feeding these birds by hand.
10 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Let your kids meet ours! Touch our gentle goats.
Frequent Flyers Bird Show
Daily at noon and 2 p.m.
Watch as our avian stars soar over your head and perform other feats that showcase their amazing natural abilities! Located at Bird Show Amphitheater, between Gorilla Forest and African Woods.
Elephant Keeper Talk
Daily at 1:30 p.m.
Hear stories about our amazing elephant herd, at Tembo Stadium.
Daily at 3:30 p.m.
Witness the fastest land mammal up close and personal doing what it does best: run! During Cheetah Run, watch as the sleek cat races on a straight 330-foot-long track that allows it to really stretch its legs and reach maximum speed of about 70 miles per hour.
Note: Park hours, attractions, and animal exhibits are subject to change or closure without notice. Weather may affect some activities and exhibits.