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East County News Service

March 6, 2019 (San Diego) - Summer Safari is returning to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, bringing fun activities and entertainment for the whole family May 25 through September 1. Guests can enjoy an array of activities, live music, arts and crafts, pop-up entertainment for all ages, and more. Guests at the Safari Park will also have the unique opportunity to encounter fascinating animals up-close and enjoy a variety of special evening shows.

During Summer Safari, guests can stay late on selected Mondays and Tuesdays during the first-ever “family nights,” when the Safari Park will stay open until 8 p.m. On these Monday and Tuesday nights—June 10 through July 30, guests can spend relaxing evenings at the Safari Park and enjoy unique, family friendly entertainment, such as the whimsical Bubble Show or an evening Cheetah Run.

Summer Safari will also feature not one, but three exciting animal days! Come celebrate Global Tiger Day, World Elephant Day, and International Vulture Awareness Day to show your love and appreciation for all three of these fantastic species! Check out the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s website for further details.

In addition to the entertainment and activities of Summer Safari, guests can visit Walkabout Australia—the Safari Park’s newest exhibit. This immersive experience takes guests on a trek to discover life in the Land Down Under, with 3.6 acres showcasing Australian habitats and the animals that call them home. Guests can wander among kangaroos and wallabies, and get a closer look at other remarkable wildlife species—including southern cassowaries, Matschie’s tree kangaroos, magpie geese, radjah shelducks and more.

WHEN:         May 25 through September 1, 2019 – Park open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

                     Please check the website for the Summer Safari weekend schedule.

WHERE:      San Diego Zoo Safari Park, 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road,

                     Escondido, Calif. 92027.


COST:          Summer Safari activities and entertainment are included with membership or admission to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.







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