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San Diego Safari Park: Safari Tours

San Diego Safari Park

At the San Diego Safari Park, take off on a real safari adventure through the jungle and African plains without leaving Southern California. With over 1,800-acres, the Safari Park is home to more than 2,600 animals in open field enclosures. Visit the Tull Family Tiger Trail and Asian Savanna, enter the Nairobi Village and hidden jungle, explore the Condor Ridge desert wildlife, or climb to the top of the ropes course and swing through the wild trees.
San Diego Safari Park

San Diego Safari Park

15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd, Escondido, California, 92027
Distance from Hotel: 32.90 miles


Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.


1-Day Pass: Adults: $52, Children (3 - 11 yrs.): $42, Under 3: Free
One day passes include Africa Tram, Cheetah Run, and all regularly scheduled shows.


  • Tiger Power
  • Shiley's Cheetah Run
  • Summer Safari
  • Zoo Gala
  • Frequent Flyers Bird Show
  • Special Events


  • Animal Encounters
  • Tours & Trams
  • Summer Camp
  • Live Shows
  • Balloon Safari
  • Petting Zoo

Where Can I Eat At The San Diego Safari Park?

Each habitat of the Safari Park offers dishes and themed meals for every craving. Dine on Asian cuisine at Thorntree Terrace. Enjoy BBQ favorites at Mombasa Cooker in Nairobi Village. Stop by Lion Camp Slush and Snacks, or sail over to Rift Sand Bar for Island cocktails and spirits. There are plenty more dining posts all over the park which include bites, drinks and tasty desserts to sample.

Can I Purchase Souvenirs At The Safari Park?

If you're looking for the perfect take-away gift, make sure you leave time to enter the many gift shops and markets around the park. Safari Outfitters carries all the necessities for a day of fun, including hats, sunblock, and souvenirs. The Bazaar features authentic African artifacts, jewelry, books, T-shirts, and souvenirs. The Macan Market has all things tiger, and the Village Market carries candy, clothes, toys and keepsakes. If by chance you forgot something, you can always purchase it online at their shop zoo site.