San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, formally known as The San Diego Wild Animal Park, is located in San Diego County in California. The park is one of San Diego's largest tourist attraction and is visited by 2 million people each year. This wild animal preserve sits on 1,800 acres and is much larger than the average zoo. It has a number of shows, attractions, safari tours and fun stuff to see and do. It is a must see attraction if you visit Southern California or the San Diego area.
One must see tourist attration to visit in Southern California is The San Diego Zoo Safari, formally known as The San Diego Wild Animal Park. The park is located in Escondido, San Diego County, California. The Zoo is open 365 days a year. The zoo hours vary, depending on the season.
There is a lot to see and do at The San Diego Zoo Safari. The zoo offers shows and attractions, behind the scene tours, safari tours, activities, conservation education, shopping and dining. You can even spend the night in a tent at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park! You can reserve your tickets online and print them out at home or your can purchase tickets at the zoo. For general information, call 760-747-8702.
View the Zoo on a Segway
Take the Rolling Safari Tour and view the Asian and African animals on an off-road Segway. You must be at least 13 years or older to take this tour. The Rolling Safari tour includes an introduction class on how to ride a Segway. This is one incredible adventure you don't want to miss if you visit The San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
You can also view the zoo from a balloon, in a caravan, on a tram and from a zipline.
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Roar and Snore Safari
Spend the night at the zoo and roar and snore with the animals. Experience safari camping without having to go to Africa. Your sleepover adventure includes tent accommodations, camp and camp fire activities, guided walks, dinner and breakfast, souvenir and more. Prices vary, depending on age and tent options.
Did you forget your water? Sunblock? No worries, the zoo offers a safari pack for under $20. It includes a day pack filled with water, trail mix and sunblock. It makes a great souvenir!
- Opened in May 10, 1992
- An antelope and a zebra were the first two animals at the zoo.
- In 2010 the zoo's name changed from The San Diego Wild Animal Park to The San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
- 2 million people visit annually.
- One of the only places you can see a California Condor in captivity.
- Home to over 2,600 animals.
- Sits on 1,800 acres.
- Has the world's largest veterinary hospital.
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