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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Wildlife Safari

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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. 

Wildlife Safari

Adult and baby giraffes against a blue Escondido sky.

Wildlife Safari

Ages 3 and up**
$419 per group and up*
1 hour

Venture into one of our expansive savanna habitats to get an up-close view of a variety of birds and mammals—including some of our newest babies! Your own private group will travel in the back of a covered, open-air safari truck, with an expert guide.

Night Vision Safari

Ages 3 and up**
$419 per group and up*
1 hour

Grab a pair of night vision binoculars, and hop into the back of an open-air safari truck to experience the Safari Park’s multispecies habitats like never before. This unique guided safari will take you along the African tour path to view rhinos, flamingos, giraffes, and more—underneath a blanket of stars. Using night vision binoculars (provided) you can test your animal identification skills, and maybe even spot some local wildlife on your nighttime safari. You will also learn about some of the conservation programs that are helping animals in Africa and Southern California.

*This Safari takes place in the dark, and does not take you inside savanna habitats.

Twilight Wildlife Safari

Ages 3 and up**
$589 per group and up*
90 minutes

A Wildlife Safari at twilight—with a refreshing finish! 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. Get an up-close view of African animals, including some of our newest babies!

Before your journey ends, a special stop at one of the Safari Park’s breathtaking viewpoints awaits. Enjoy a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage and a curated snack box while taking in the sights and sounds of African wildlife.

Safari price is per truck, for a group of up to six household members.

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