Explore on foot and by cart to keeper-only areas.
All Behind the Scenes Tours: Minimum age is 3 years old with the exception of Rhino Rescue Center, and Vet Tours, which are minimum age of 6 years old. No lap children permitted on any tour.
A separate admission ticket or membership is required for Park entry.
If you need admission check out our options here!
See individual safari themes for age restrictions. Maximum of two children per adult; ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by a paid adult.
Please check Safari Park website to see the difference in prices. It is the same tour, but just different pricing depending on the day you want to go!
Value Student or Chaperone: $106
Standard Student or Chaperone: $111
Peak Student or Chaperone: $118
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ELEPHANTS AND FRIENDS
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Go on safari behind the scenes at Elephant Valley! This guided tour will take you on a journey through the Safari Park, learning about the amazing ways we care for our animals and how what we do here can help their wild counterparts. You will enjoy an up-close animal encounter with one our animal friends, in addition to viewing Elephant Valley from a private viewing area while discovering what it takes to care for our one-of-a-kind African elephant herd.
ROOS & MATES
Travel Down Under to visit some of your favorite hopping marsupials at the Safari Park’s new Walkabout Australia. You will enjoy up-close encounters with some of the Safari Park’s newest Australian mates. While visiting the Walkabout, you will learn how the Park provides our animals with top-notch care, view their off-exhibit homes, and have an opportunity to feed a roo! About 90 minutes of walking or standing is required.
TIGER AND FRIENDS
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Get a rare look behind the scenes at Tiger Trail to learn how we care for our magnificent tigers! Your adventure will include a journey around the Park’s multispecies field enclosures to view African and Asian animals, an up-close animal encounter with an animal friend, a walk through Tiger Trail, and a visit to our off-exhibit tiger keeper area. Approximately 20 to 45 minutes of walking or standing is required.
CHEETAH AND FRIENDS
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Venture behind the scenes at Benbough Amphitheater to meet one of our cheetahs! Learn more about cheetah conservation and how we care for the Safari Park’s cheetahs, enjoy an up-close encounter with one of the Safari Park’s other animals, and journey around multispecies field enclosures to view a variety of African and Asian animals.
LION AND FRIENDS
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Join your tour guide behind the scenes at Lion Camp to learn how we care for our lion pride! Your adventure will include an up-close animal encounter with an animal friend, a visit to our off-exhibit lion keeper area, and a journey to view African and Asian animals in the Park’s multispecies field enclosures. About 20 to 45 minutes of walking or standing is required. Available on select days.
RHINO RESCUE CENTER
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VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
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Take an inside look at the Safari Park’s Paul Harter Veterinary Medical Center, and learn about the history of veterinary services at the Park. You’ll see the state-of-the-art facilities we use to provide our animals with the best of care. Available seasonally and on select days.
Place your order directly with your school.
Inspire Charter School: Under product, approved vendor, SoCal Homeschool Adventures.
Once your order has been placed by your school we will send you an email confirmation that will have the redemption form. Please fill out that form and put the exact tour and date you would like and we will purchase your tickets for you.
**If anyone in your party requires the use of a wheelchair during the tour, after booking please call 619-718-3000.