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

Play Areas

  • Village Playground
    Location: Nairobi Village

    Visit our interactive play area designed as an African village. Open daily.

  • Savanna Cool Zone
    Location: Lion Camp

    Walk through palm trees offering a gentle mist to find three slippery toy critters that spout water: a turtle, a lion, and a crocodilian. (Note: Water elements are turned off during fall/winter season.)

  • Samburu Jungle Gym
    Location: African Woods

    Kids love to climb and explore in this safari-themed play area; parents love the shade-covered picnic area! Open daily.

    Samburu Jungle Gym will close in mid-January, and will reopen with a new play area and restrooms in summer 2020.

  • Tiger Trail Play Area
    Location: Tiger Trail

    Kids can climb and slide in a simulated logging camp hidden within the lush wooded landscape of Tiger Trail.

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