WE'RE OPEN!

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.

POPULAR TIMES AND CURRENT WAIT TIME ▸

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

Plan Your Day

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GIVE A GIFT MEMBERSHIP & SAVE $15

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. 

Safaris

Red circle logo of a safari style vehicle for Behind-the-Scenes Safari
From the comfort of a safari cart, travel to animal habitats with a guide to see and learn how we care for our animals. *Price is per cart (up to 6 household members)
Red circle logo of a safari truck for Caravan Safari.
Travel in the back of a covered, open-air safari truck to visit at least two field enclosures. Get an up-close view of Asian and African birds and mammals!
Red circle logo with a cart for Cart Safari
African Outpost
Tour around African Plains or Asian Savanna from the comfort of our safari cart. *Price is per cart (up to 6 household members)
Red Circle logo with a person on a zip-line.
Nairobi Village
Take in a bird's-eye view as you glide along a zip line for 2/3 of a mile over vast animal exhibits.
Red Circle logo with a tent for Roar & Snore Safari
Spend the night during this special camping adventure. *Price does not include admission. Admission may be added before checkout.
Red Circle logo with a tent for Roar & Snore Safari
Spend the night during this special camping adventure.
Red Circle logo with a tent for Roar & Snore Safari
Spend the night during this special camping adventure.
Red Circle logo with a tent for Roar & Snore Safari
Spend the night during this special camping adventure.
Red dot icon with safari tent and sunshine.
Relax in your private cabana and enjoy views of wide-open vistas shared by giraffe herds, iconic rhinos, and a large variety of African wildlife.
Cheetah Safari Dot
See what happens before we open our gates, and witness the fastest animals on land and in the air! *Price is per group (up to 4 household members.)
Red circle logo with the letters V I P for the Ultimate Safari
Nairobi Village
Enjoy the customized safari experience of a lifetime! *Price is per person.
truck icon
Your own private group will travel in the back of a covered, open-air safari truck into our African savanna habitats, with an expert guide. *Price is per truck (up to 6 household members)

Birds

Gorilla Forest
Condor Ridge
Condor Ridge
Condor Ridge
African Woods
African Outpost
African Plains
African Outpost
Gorilla Forest
Walkabout Australia
African Plains
Nairobi Village
Nairobi Village
Gorilla Forest
Walkabout Australia
African Plains
African Woods
Walkabout Australia
Gorilla Forest

Mammals

African Plains
African Plains
Asian Savanna
Condor Ridge
Asian Savanna
African Outpost
Nairobi Village
Nairobi Village
Elephant Valley
African Woods
African Plains
Gorilla Forest
Asian Savanna
Walkabout Australia
Gorilla Forest
Lion Camp
Walkabout Australia
African Plains
African Woods
Walkabout Australia
Asian Savanna
Nairobi Village
Nairobi Village
African Plains
Tiger Trail
African Outpost
Asian Savanna
African Plains

Gardens

World Gardens
World Gardens
The Grove
Gorilla Forest
Nairobi Village
World Gardens

Arthropods

Gorilla Forest

Activities

Animal Encounters

Dining

Safari Base Camp
Safari Base Camp
Nairobi Village
Nairobi Village
Tiger Trail
Nairobi Village
Nairobi Village
Sandwiches, snacks, and more!
African Outpost
The Grove
The Grove
Safari Base Camp
African Woods
Walkabout Australia
Safari Base Camp
Walkabout Australia

Shopping

Tiger Trail
Nairobi Village
Walkabout Australia
Nairobi Village

Shows

An up-close look at free-flight bird training

Play Areas

African Woods
Lion Camp
Tiger Trail
Kids can climb and slide in a simulated logging camp hidden within the lush wooded landscape of Tiger Trail.
Nairobi Village
Free! Living Legends - San Diego Zoo 100. Help save wildlife in our newest puzzle game.