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Ultimate Safari

White rhino with calf


Although the Zoo and Safari Park are temporarily closed, our team of dedicated specialists continue to care for the animals and plants that depend on us each and every day.

Your continued support is more critical now than ever before and will provide a vital lifeline to the wildlife in our care.




It's the ultimate way to experience the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Our team of professionals will customize your visit to suit your needs and interests. Are you a thrill seeker looking for an exciting adventure? Or perhaps you're looking for a journey to some of the most exclusive areas of the Park? Maybe you want to get up close and personal with animal ambassadors? The Ultimate Safari is your key to off-exhibit areas, animal interaction, and the very best in personalized service.

Spend up to five hours exploring the Safari Park with your own personal tour guide. Have more time? Spend your entire day with us (up to eight hours)! Each Ultimate Safari is tailored to your interests and includes a meal.

All Ultimate Safaris are customized to your specifications.  This very popular tour requires advance reservations and upon request, is subject to availability.  Please call 619-718-3000, as soon as possible to request and confirm availability.  All requests must be made a minimum of 72 hours in advance.

Please note: Animal presentations and behind-the-scene areas are subject to change based on the health and welfare of the animals.

Up to five (5) hours: $690 per person
Up to eight (8) hours: call for more information

Note: Program fee for ages 2 and younger is $50 per person. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Customizable: the Safari experience of a lifetime! Great for birthdays and other special occasions. Ask us how we can help plan your special day!

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