Summer Safari 2017

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Summer Safari Presented by Your San Diego County Toyota Dealers

Make it a summer to remember by joining the Summer Safari fun. Immerse yourself in exciting entertainment from around the globe. A smorgasboard of shows throughout the summer afternoons offer something for everyone!


  • Five African acrobats balancing on one another
    Zuzu African Acrobats
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.

    These acrobats put the “zing” in “amazing.” The talented troop performs traditional Kenyan acrobatic skills set to high-energy beats.

  • Drummer beating on a large Korean drum with drumsticks
    Korean Drumming and Dance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 1, 3:10, and 4:30 p.m.

    Gifted entertainers share the art of traditional Korean drumming and mesmerizing culture-rich dances.

  • Mexican folklorico dancer with ribbons woven into her hair
    Latin Dance Performance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 1:30 p.m.

    Pick up the rhythm and let your feet join the beat during this colorful, exhilarating dance exhibition.

  • Chinese lion dance mask
    Legendary Lions and Martial Arts
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 2 and 5:30 p.m.

    Experience the exciting Chinese Lion Dance and an amazing demonstration of martial arts.

  • A pair of silhouetted hula dancers
    Polynesian Dance Display
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 2:30 and 6 p.m.

    Polynesian dances tell stories through movement—immerse yourself in the tales told through these Maori and Tahitian dance performances.

  • Colorful costumes
    World Celebration Show
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 5 and 6:45 p.m.

    A dazzling show combining music, movement and colorful flags to celebrate cultures from around the world.

  • Bollywood dancer
    Asian Dance
    Location: Safari Base Camp
    Times: 4 p.m.

    Experience the beauty of traditional Asian dance and music.

Animal Experiences

  • Serval cat with ears perked
    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. 


  • squeezing lime juice on tacos filled with salsa and cabbage
    Festival of World Flavors
    Location: Throughout the Park
    Times: Offered daily

    Purchase a tasting card and take your taste buds on a delicious tour as you sample treats from around the world. Discover pork bulgogi sliders, chicken shawarma pita, carne asada tacos, Mexican corn, meat pies, and more! Taste choices may be of food or a sample size of draft craft beer, Cheetah Rita, Charging Rhino, or Serengeti Sunset at participating locations. Must be 21 or older to obtain tastes containing alcohol.

    5 tastes: $25 (plus tax)

    10 tastes: $45 (plus tax)

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