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.


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Photography Workshop with Caravan

Photography Workshop with Caravan

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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. 

Come photograph the plants and animals of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in a whole new light! This unique opportunity allows you to learn from the pros, helping you to improve your wildlife photography skills as you are escorted to various Park habitats by a knowledgeable Safari Park educator. You will arrive in the early morning hours, long before the Park opens, giving you an exclusive look at our plants and animals and providing you with the chance to come away with photographs of a lifetime!

Session 1 of the workshop will provide an exclusive opportunity to experience the Park's vast field exhibits from a Photo Safari truck, and Session 2 will give participants a chance to stroll the Park as a group and photograph plants and animals in beautiful early morning light. Each ticket includes both sessions of the two-day workshop. Admission is separate and required.

Program includes:  

  • Two-session photography workshop led by professional photographers and a Safari Park educator
  • Exclusive early morning Photo Safari on Day 1
  • Light snacks, juice and water.

Walking is part of the program. Accommodation requests should be made at the time of booking. No photography equipment is provided; participants are expected to bring and carry their own equipment.

Watch for announcements of future workshop dates!