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—Walking Program

Photography Workshop—Walking Program

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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. 

Sharpen your photography skills with these amazing opportunities to see Safari Park wildlife in a whole new light! During each session of these two-day photography workshops, you will stroll as a group to a different area of the Park while photographing plants and animals in the beautiful early morning light. You'll enjoy special access to an area not normally available on foot. Workshop participants will receive guidance and individual feedback sessions with professional photographers, as they offer their expertise on how to capture the best images of the unique flora and fauna of the Safari Park. Through hands-on learning and instruction delivered with humor and humility, our pros will share their collective knowledge of wildlife photography. Whether you are a beginning or advanced photographer, this program will help you take better wildlife pictures today!

Program includes:

  • Two photography workshop sessions led by a professional photographer and a Safari Park educator
  • Light snacks
  • Walking is part of the program; accommodation requests should be made at the time of booking.

Cost is $199 per person for members; $249 for nonmembers. Nonmembers add Safari Park admission and parking.

Watch for announcements of future workshop dates!