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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Dining Events

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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.


  • Sun Up Cheetah Safari—Includes Brunch
    Location: Throughout the Park
    Time: 8 a.m. Fridays and Mondays, 7:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays

    Come join us at the Safari Park to see what happens before we open our gates to visitors, and witness the fastest animals on land and in the air—doing what they do best! Enjoy a unique and invigorating morning experience full of wonder, wildlife, and a delicious brunch featuring an incredible view!

    Take an early morning stroll through the Safari Park with your experienced guide, and enjoy the remarkable sights and sounds as a new day begins. Your guide will introduce you to the wildlife you meet as you journey from the Park entrance to Shiley’s Cheetah Run. Once you arrive, your party will have a rare opportunity to see an animal ambassador cheetah run at top speed! Next, you'll wander to the Watering Hole at Kijamii Overlook, where another animal will speed by and share a message of conservation. After the adrenaline rush, it will be time to slow down and relax, as you enjoy brunch, including coffee, tea, and mimosas, with one of the best views in the Safari Park. Your viewing location will be chosen upon arrival to the Safari Park at check-in.

    The cost is $449 for up to four household members, plus tax and parking. Nonmembers add Safari park admission.

    Book online or call 619-718-3000.


    *Participants must have a valid form of admission upon arrival at the Safari Park, as no ticket booths will be open at the start of the program.

  • Breakfast with Tigers
    Location: Tiger Trail
    Dates: Saturday, November 21, 2020
    Time: 8 to 9 a.m.

    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 $52 per person, plus tax and parking. 
    Nonmembers add Safari Park admission.

    Menu items may be subject to change.

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