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.

POPULAR TIMES AND CURRENT WAIT TIME ▸

Please click here for important information before you visit.

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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. 

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 savanna habitats, with an expert guide. *Price is per truck (up to 6 household members)

Ages 3 & up**
$419*
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Safari Cabanas

Relax in your private cabana and enjoy views of wide-open vistas shared by giraffe herds, iconic rhinos, and a large variety of African wildlife.

All ages
$250*
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Sun Up Cheetah Safari

See what happens before we open our gates, and witness the fastest animals on land and in the air! *Price is per group (up to 4 household members.)

All ages**
$99*
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Cart Safari

Tour around African Plains or Asian Savanna from the comfort of our safari cart. *Price is per cart (up to 6 household members)

All ages**
$318 & up*
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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. *Price is per cart (up to 6 household members)

For all ages**
$522 and up*
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Flightline Safari

Take in a bird's-eye view as you glide along a zip line for 2/3 of a mile over vast animal exhibits.

Ages 8 & up**
$308 & up*
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Roar & Snore Safari

Spend the night during this special camping adventure. *Price does not include admission. Admission may be added before checkout.

Ages 3 & up**
$145 & up*
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Ultimate Safari

Enjoy the customized safari experience of a lifetime! *Price is per person.

Ages 3 & up**
$675 & up*
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