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.

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

Platypus Cam

baby bear

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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. 

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You're watching a live stream of the Safari Park's platypuses—the only ones in the US. These special animals serve as ambassadors for the species outside of their native Australia and communicate the importance of fresh water for both humans and wildlife, and we’re honored to be entrusted with their care. Learn more about platypuses here.

Day and night are reversed in our platypus habitat because they are most active at nighttime, when most people visit the Safari Park. But when it's night in San Diego, the lights come up and you can still see them in their daytime pool.

Free! Living Legends - San Diego Zoo 100. Help save wildlife in our newest puzzle game.