The San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are outdoor destinations and remain open. We continue to monitor the ongoing changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are following the recommendations provided by our state and local health authorities.


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Panorama of a Safari Park field exhibit with giraffes, water buffalo, and rhinos


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As we face the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, our team of dedicated specialists continue to care for countless animals and plants that depend on us each and every day.

Your continued support is critical to the wildlife in our care and vital to endangered species worldwide.


Safari Cabanas

Relax in your private cabana and enjoy views of wide-open vistas shared by giraffe herds, iconic rhinos, and a large variety of African wildlife. A dedicated host will be available throughout the day to assist with lunch arrangements, share amazing conservation stories, and act as a resource in planning your special day at the Safari Park. Water and welcome snacks are included in this program. Great for same-household families celebrating a birthday!

Ultimate Safari


The ultimate way to experience the Safari Park! Our team of professionals will customize your visit to suit your needs and interests. Looking for a journey to some of the most exclusive areas of the Safari Park? The Ultimate Safari is your key to habitat areas, animal interactions, and the very best in personalized service. Spend up to five hours exploring the Park with your own personal tour guide. Each Ultimate Safari is tailored to your interests and includes a sit-down lunch. All Ultimate Safaris are customized to your specifications.

Roar & Snore Safari

Spend a Night at the Park!

Pack up your "trunk" for a sleepover adventure at the Safari Park!

All sleepovers include camp activities, an after-hours look at the wild life of our animals, guided walks, a campfire program, dinner, an evening snack, and breakfast the following morning.

Choose from these age-appropriate sleepover categories with their own themes:

Flightline Safari

Soar Above It All!

Flightline Safari is the ultimate recreational experience for those looking for excitement. Secure and comfortable in your harness, you will soar as high as 130 feet above the ground, with a spectacular bird’s-eye view of rhinos, giraffes, and other wildlife in the savanna habitats below you.

Behind-the-Scenes Safari

These 90-minute private Safaris are guaranteed to thrill and amaze! During your Safari, your guide will escort your group to a variety of locations around the Safari Park to see animals up close and share stories of wildlife care and conservation. No two Safaris are ever the same! This Safari includes special experiences at two different animal habitats, and can include areas not accessible to the public.

Twilight Wildlife Safari

A Wildlife Safari at twilight—with a refreshing finish! Your own private group will travel in the back of a covered, open-air safari truck into our African savanna habitats, with an expert guide. Get an up-close view of African animals, including some of our newest babies!

Before your journey ends, a special stop at one of the Safari Park’s breathtaking viewpoints awaits. Enjoy a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage and a curated snack box while taking in the sights and sounds of African wildlife.


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