Summer Safari 2018

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Summer Safari 2018

Join us for a world of entertainment and special foods this summer. During Summer Safari, you can enter at 8:30 a.m. and enjoy our newly renovated Safari Coffee Outpost/Plant Trader for a cup of coffee, or pick up supplies at Safari Outfitters. The rest of the park will open at 9 a.m. daily.


  • Four acrobats balancing on one acrobat's back
    Zuzu African Acrobats
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 1:30, 3, and 4:30 p.m.

    This troop of acrobats puts the "zing" in "ama-zing"! Watch them perform traditional Kenyan acrobatics set to high-energy beats.

  • didgeridoo player
    Didgeridoo Musician
    Location: Walkabout Australia
    Times: 2 to 5 p.m.

    Discover the unique, earthy sounds of this ancient wind instrument. Listen for it at various spots in Safari Base Camp.

  • Korean drummer
    Asian Drumming and Dance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 2 p.m.

    Gifted entertainers share the art of traditional Asian drumming and mesmerizing, culture-rich dances.

  • Mexican folk dancers
    South American and Mexican Dance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 1 and 5 p.m.

    Pick up the rhythm and let your feet join the beat during this colorful, exhilarating dance exhibition.

  • Native American drumsticks resting on a drum
    North American Drumming and Dance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

    Traditions come to life through music, dance, and costumes.

  • Polynesian Dance Display
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 2:30, 4, and 6 p.m.

    Polynesian dances tell stories through movement—immerse yourself in the tales told through these energetic and beautiful dance performances.

  • man leaping over two men kneeling
    World Celebration Show
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 5:30 p.m.

    Join us in celebrating cultures from around the world during a dazzling show combining colorful flags and movement set to lively music.


  • tacos
    Savor the World
    Location: Throughout the Park
    Times: Offered daily until 5 p.m.

    Purchase a tasting card and take your taste buds on a delicious tour as you sample treats from around the world representing our worldwide conservation projects. (Must be 21 or older to obtain tastes containing alcohol.)

    5 tastes for $25 (plus tax); 10 tastes for $45 (plus tax)

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