Butterfly Jungle 2018

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Kids Free 2018

Throughout the month of October, kids ages 11 and younger receive free admission (when accompanied by an adult - separate form of entry required). We've got special fun planned for the weekends, so go wild and join us over and over again! Kids Free admission in October 2018 includes the Africa Tram – no separate ticket needed! Kids can ride the Conservation Carousel for $6. Please purchase Carousel tickets at the Safari Park.


  • African Grey Parrot
    Animal Tales
    Location: Discovery Station
    Times: Weekends only; 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

    Children of all ages, along with their favorite grownup, will enjoy an animal story as shared by our enthusiastic educators. You’ll even meet a real live animal!


  • Keeper Talks
    Location: Throughout the Park
    Times: Weekends only — California condors: 11 a.m.; Lions: 11:30 a.m.; Tigers: 11:45 a.m.; Flamingos: noon; Lemur Walk: 1 p.m.; Bats: 2:30 p.m.

    The Safari Park’s knowledgeable and skilled animal keepers are passionate about the creatures they care for. During Kids Free month, they’ll share interesting information and fun stories about the animals they know so well. Each weekend, keepers will chat about these animals at their exhibits.

  • Small child holding up hands covered in paint.
    Discover & Do
    Location: Discovery Station
    Times: Weekends only; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The colors, patterns, and shapes of animals at the Safari Park are frequent source of inspiration to young artists. At this spot, kids can channel that inspiration and have fun creating something special.

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