The San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are outdoor destinations and remain open. We continue to monitor the ongoing changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are following the recommendations provided by our state and local health authorities.


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As we face the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, our team of dedicated specialists continue to care for countless animals and plants that depend on us each and every day.

Your continued support is critical to the wildlife in our care and vital to endangered species worldwide.


Choose Your Safari!

All Safaris are currently only available as a private buyout! Please check each Safari page for available options.

Enhance your experience; add a Safari and get ready for an adventure you’ll always remember!

Prices are per vehicle, and vary by season and days of the week. Admission is separate and required and may be added at checkout.

Some Safaris have age and/or physical restrictions and limited availability. Please click on “More” after each safari description, or contact us at 619-718-3000 for full details.
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Wildlife Safari

Your own private group will travel in the back of a covered, open-air safari truck into our African field habitats with an expert guide. Get an up-close view of African animals, including some of our newest babies!

Ages 3 & up**
*Per vehicle, plus admission.
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Cart Safari

Tour around African Plains or Asian Savanna from the comfort of our safari cart.

All ages**
$318 & up*
*Per vehicle, plus admission.
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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.

For all ages**
$522 and up*
*Per vehicle, plus admission.
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Roar & Snore Safari

Spend the night during this special camping adventure.

Ages 3 & up**
$145 & up*
*Per vehicle, plus admission.
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Ultimate Safari

Enjoy the customized safari experience of a lifetime!

Ages 3 & up**
$675 & up*
*Per vehicle, plus admission.
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