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As outdoor destinations, the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park remain open!

Due to current social distancing procedures, expect a wait time to enter the Safari Park during peak periods. Health screen required for all guests prior to Park entry. No same-day re-entry permitted.

POPULAR TIMES AND CURRENT WAIT TIME ▸

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Your gift membership offers a lifetime of memories and your loved ones will experience the special wonder of the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park when you give a gift membership today.

Your gift not only cares for countless animals and plants at the Zoo and Safari Park, it protects and saves critically endangered species around the globe relying on us to survive.

Discounts and offers vary by membership type and cannot be combined. Gift recipients must reside within ZIP codes 91900-92899. Memberships valid through 12/31/2021. 

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Mexican Sister
Adelpha fessonia (Nymphalidae)
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​Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae (Nymphalidae)
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Bat Wing
Atrophaneura semperi (Papilionidae)
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Belus Swallowtail
Battus belus (Papilionidae)
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Yellow Edged Giant Owl
Caligo atreus (Nymphalidae)
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​Forest Giant Owl
Caligo eurilochus (Nymphalidae)
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Giant Owl
Caligo memnon (Nymphalidae)
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​Grecian Shoemaker
Catonephele numilia (Nymphalidae)
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​​White-barred Emperor
Charaxes brutus (Nymphalidae)
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​​​Giant Emperor
Charaxes castor (Nymphalidae)
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​​Blue-spotted Emperor
Charaxes cithaeron (Nymphalidae)
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​​Flame-bordered Emperor
Charaxes protoclea (Nymphalidae)
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​​​Pearl Emperor
Charaxes varanes (Nymphalidae)
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​​​Tiger Leafwing
Consul fabius (Nymphalidae)
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​​​Monarch
Danaus plexippus (Nymphalidae)
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​​​Autumn Leaf
Doleschalia bisaltide (Nymphalidae)
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​​​​Orange Tiger
Dryadula phaetusa (Nymphalidae)
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Orange Julia
Dryas iulia (Nymphalidae)
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Tailed Jay
Graphium agamemnon (Papilionidae)
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​Red Cracker
Hamadryas amphinome (Nymphalidae)
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​Red Cracker
Hamadryas arinome (Nymphalidae)
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​Gray Cracker
Hamadryas februa (Nymphalidae)
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​Great Orange Tip
Habomoia glaucippe (Pieridae)
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Zebra Longwing
Heliconius charitonius (Nymphalidae)
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​Blue & White Longwing
Heliconius cydno (Nymphalidae)
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Doris Longwing
Heliconius doris (Nymphalidae)
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Small Postman
Heliconius erato (Nymphalidae)
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Hewit's Longwing
Heliconius hewitsoni (Nymphalidae)
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Large Longwing
Heliconius hortense (Nymphalidae)
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Postman
Heliconius melpomene (Nymphalidae)
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Great Eggfly
Hypolimnas bolina (Nymphalidae)
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Paper Kite
Idea leuconoe (Nymphalidae)
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​Common Morpho
Morpho peleides (Nymphalidae)
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​​Blue-banded Purple Wing
Myscelia cyaniris (Nymphalidae)
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Pink Rose
Pachliopta kotzebuea (Papilionidae)
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Torquatus Swallowtail
Papilio torquatus (Papilionidae)
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True Cattleheart
Parides arcas (Papilionidae)
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​Rusty-tipped Page
Siproeta epaphus (Nymphalidae)
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​Malachite
Siproeta stelenes (Nymphalidae)
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​Golden Birdwing
Troides rhandamantus (Papilionidae)
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Malay Cruiser
Vindula dejone (Nymphalidae)
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