Summer Safari 2016

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Entertainment

  • Pink-clad acrobats in action
    Safari Acrobats
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 1:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m.

    This troupe of acrobats puts the “zing” in “amazing.” From foot juggling to astonishing contortions to a gravity-defying chair act, this performance is not to be missed! 

  • A group of children learn Bollywood steps
    Interactive Bollywood Dancing
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

    Bollywood-style dancing is a joy to watch, but it’s even more fun to do! Learn some new moves as you celebrate summer.

  • Lion puppet
    Chinese Drumming and Lion Dance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

    It’s more than foot-tapping fun, it’s a whole-body-and-spirit energizer! Passionate entertainers share the art of traditional Chinese drumming. And don’t miss the mesmerizing Lion Dance.

  • Robert the Zebra character viewed from front
    Robert the Zebra
    Location: Nairobi Station
    Times: Hourly from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Are you game to earn your stripes? Digital puppet Robert the Zebra wants to see if the audience has what it takes to be honorary zebras, so his dream of being a herd leader can be realized! Thanks to the magic of technology, Robert interacts with the audience in real time. It’s a fun experience for the whole family! 

  • Bird in flight
    Frequent Flyers Show
    Location: Benbough Amphitheater
    Times: 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m.

    Watch as birds of various species show off their flying talents—with many soaring right over the audience!

  • Caracal in profile
    Animal Presentations
    Location: Animal Ambassador Stage/Safari Base Camp
    Times: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Get a close look at some of the Safari Park’s animal ambassadors, such as an alligator, cheetah, serval, or other rare and exotic species. 

  • Harris hawk taking off from a gloved hand.
    Raptor Flight
    Location: Shiley's Cheetah Run/Lion Camp
    Times: 12:45 p.m.

    Discover the amazing hunting adaptations of a Harris's hawk and the breathtaking beauty of a crowned crane in flight.

  • Cheetah running view from the front.
    Cheetah Run
    Location: Shiley's Cheetah Run/Lion Camp
    Times: 3:30 p.m.

    Witness the fastest land mammal up close doing what it does best: run! If you're close enough, you may feel the rush of air as the cheetah passes.

Social

  • A man, woman and child with a giraffe peeking in from behind.
    Safaris Departing Daily Instagram Contest

    Share your Safari Park experience on Instagram with #SafarisDepartingDaily for a shot at winning a Caravan Safari adventure for the whole family.

    Click here for contest details.

Dining

  • Taste of Asia
    Location: Throughout the Park
    Times: Offered daily until 5 p.m.

    Take your tastebuds on a delicious tour as you sample spring rolls, banh mi, hoisin pork skewers wrapped in bacon with a sriracha-dusted corncob, pork buns, ahi with avocado and wakame salad cup.

    Cost: $25 per person for 6 samples.

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