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San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Jambo! A Safari Adventure in San Diego

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park immerses you in an active, hands-on safari experience where herds of animals roam natural habitats in a vast reserve. Choose from a variety of exciting safari expeditions by caravan truck, cart, zip line - there's even an overnight option. Everywhere you look, there are amazing views of lions lounging in the grasslands, antelope and giraffes mingling, rhinos wallowing in waterholes, storks and cranes on the march, and more. Engage in close encounters with animal ambassadors, explore walking trails that lead to beautiful vistas and endangered species like the Sumatran tiger, and discover the adventure of conservation in action at this leading-edge wildlife park.

Neighborhood: North Inland

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd
Escondido, CA 92027-9614

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Contact Info

(619) 718-3000
Toll-Free: (800) 407-9534

Hours

Daily: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Extended hours for spring
summer
and holidays. Please check our website for current hours.

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Event

Butterfly Jungle

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Mar 11 - Apr 23, 2017

During Butterfly Jungle, more than 10,000 beautiful butterflies flit, float, and flutter around you in this spectacular spring fling event at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

More To Know:

  • Located 30 miles north of downtown San Diego - and well worth the trip!
  • The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is open 365 days a year
  • Plan a full day & bring walking shoes, sunscreen and water for your adventures
  • Safaris do fill up; book online ahead of time to ensure your spot
  • Become a member of San Diego Zoo Global to receive free admission all year

Special Events:

  • Watch a cheetah at full speed during Cheetah Run
  • Marvel at eagles, owls and an Andean condor at Frequent Flyers
  • Visit the World Gardens to see amazing and rare plants
  • Butterfly Jungle each spring, with thousands of fluttering butterflies
  • Enjoy entertainment and activities all summer during Summer Safari

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Historic Landmark
  • Outdoor
  • General Admission - Adult

More To Know:

  • Located 30 miles north of downtown San Diego - and well worth the trip!
  • The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is open 365 days a year
  • Plan a full day & bring walking shoes, sunscreen and water for your adventures
  • Safaris do fill up; book online ahead of time to ensure your spot
  • Become a member of San Diego Zoo Global to receive free admission all year
  • Lovely facilities for catered weddings, parties and other group events!

Special Events:

  • Watch a cheetah at full speed during Cheetah Run
  • Marvel at eagles, owls and an Andean condor at Frequent Flyers
  • Visit the World Gardens to see amazing and rare plants
  • Butterfly Jungle each spring, with thousands of fluttering butterflies
  • Enjoy entertainment and activities all summer during Summer Safari
  • Kids Free month with free admission for kids 11 and younger during October

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Historic Landmark
  • Outdoor
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • Kid Camps
  • Parking (RV)

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