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

Dining Events

  • Bamburi Brunch
    Location: Mombasa Pavilion
    Dates: Sunday, November 17, 2019, Sunday, November 24, 2019, Sunday, December 1, 2019, Sunday, December 8, 2019
    Time: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Join us each Sunday morning at the Mombasa Pavilion for Bamburi Brunch, featuring brunch menu favorites and weekly chef specials, along with mimosas and bloody Marys.

    This is a walk-up event; no reservations are necessary.

  • Breakfast with Tigers
    Location: Tiger Trail
    Dates: Saturday, November 23, 2019
    Time: 8 to 9 a.m.

    SOLD OUT

    Before the Safari Park opens, enjoy a bountiful buffet breakfast while watching our beautiful tigers, and see how the big cats start their day. Our buffet featuring a traditional American hot breakfast awaits you in Tiger Trail’s Sambutan Longhouse, a comfortable and shaded venue with amazing views of our tiger enclosures. Enjoy exclusive viewing of Tiger Trail, a keeper talk and tiger enrichment. Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m.

    The cost is $50 per person, plus tax and parking. 
    Nonmembers add Safari Park admission.

    For reservations, call 619-718-3000 or book online.

    Menu items may be subject to change.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Thanksgiving Day Buffet
    Location: Hunte Nairobi Pavilion
    Dates: Thursday, November 28, 2019
    Time: 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

    Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Hunte Nairobi Pavilion, where you can enjoy a lavish buffet with Thanksgiving favorites and chef's specialties. Two seatings are available, at 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Guests will be seated at their own reserved table, set according to their guest count.

    Cost is $49.95 per person for adults, $19.95 per person for children ages 3 to 11, plus tax and parking. Admission is required for nonmembers.

    Make reservations online through the Buy link, or call 619-718-3000.

    View Menu (PDF)

  • Wild Holidays Express
    Location: 
    Dates: Saturday, December 7, 2019, Saturday, December 14, 2019
    Time: 5 to 8 p.m.

    Start a new family tradition while making a difference for wildlife! Meet animal ambassadors up close and enjoy special holiday activities including hot cocoa by the fire, cookie decorating, and making holiday gifts for your favorite animals. Enjoy a storytelling session with Shari Lyon, author of Paws, Hoofs, and Wings: Animal Heroes of the San Diego Zoo, followed by a delicious “breakfast for dinner.” Then, embark on a decked-out holiday Africa Tram for a special nighttime song and story tour!

    Cost is $64.95 per person for adults, $44.95 per person for children ages 3 to 11; plus tax and parking. Nonmembers add Safari Park admission.

    Make reservations online through the Buy link, or call 619-718-3000. 

  • Breakfast with Santa
    Location: Kilima Point
    Dates: Saturday, December 7, 2019, Sunday, December 8, 2019
    Time: 9 to 10:30 a.m.

    Santa Claus is coming—to the Safari Park! He'll be here for breakfast and would love to see you. Bring friends and family, and gather at the Safari Park's scenic Kilima Point for a bountiful breakfast buffet with the jolly ol' elf himself.

    Cost is $32.95 for adults; $19.95 for children ages 3 to 11, plus tax and parking. Admission is required for nonmembers.

    Make reservations online through the Buy link, or call 619-718-3000.

  • Plant Party
    Location: Mombasa Pavilion
    Dates: Friday, December 13, 2019
    Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

    Enjoy a special evening at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park with one of our lead horticulturists. Let your creativity go wild as you plant succulents in our colorful pottery—and then take in the lagoon views while sipping our signature cocktails and savoring delicious bites.

    Cost is $55 per person, plus tax and parking. Nonmembers add Safari Park admission. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.

    Make reservations online through the Buy link, or call 619-718-3000.

  • Bubbly Dinner
    Location: Mombasa Pavilion
    Dates: Saturday, December 28, 2019
    Time: 5 to 7:30 p.m.

    At our Bubbly Dinner event, you'll enjoy a fascinating animal presentation and a unique four-course dinner—where each course is paired with a sparkling wine. A representative will be present to speak about the different pairings. 

    Cost is $89 per person, plus tax. Nonmembers add Safari Park admission.

    Make reservations online through the Buy link, or call 619-718-3000.

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