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July 29, 2022

Global Tiger Day

Join us Friday, July 29 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park's Tull Family Tiger Trail, as we celebrate Global Tiger Day. Come face-to-face with critically endangered Sumatran tigers, hear from the experts who care for them, and discover how your support is helping secure their future. With fun surprises throughout the day, this will be a special experience for the whole family!

Ask the Experts!

  • Select times, 10 a.m.–3 p.m
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Enjoy exclusive opportunities to meet with wildlife care specialists and conservation scientists. Learn more about tigers and the incredible conservation efforts you make possible at the Safari Park and around the world.

  • 10 a.m. – Wildlife Care Specialist Talk
  • 12:30 p.m. –  Wildlife Care Specialist Talk
  • 2:45 p.m. – Wildlife Care Specialist Talk
  • Select times – Conservation Scientist Chat

Activities Table

  • Select times, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Get your paws dirty with tiger arts and crafts to celebrate Global Tiger Day.

Wall of 1,000 Wishes

  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

It takes a global alliance to save Sumatran tigers—and it starts with you! As an ally for wildlife, add your hopes to the wall of 1,000 wishes for tiger conservation. Then, show your support—and your stripes—by getting your face painted like a tiger.

Meet a Horticulturist

  • Select times, 11:15 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Meet our wildlife care experts, and hear how they care for more than 3,700 species and 1.3 million plants at the Safari Park. Discover how we sustainably farm food for the wildlife we care for, manage our own on-site water reclamation and recycling facilities to irrigate landscapes, and help endangered plants thrive through our accredited gardens.

Tiger Tales

  • 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.
  • Tull Family Tiger Trail

Join us throughout the day for an enchanting story-time escape. Wildlife Explorers of all ages will love these tiger stories. 

Fuel Your Adventure

  • Safari Base Camp—Thorntree Terrace

Hungry? Fuel up for your big day with delicious Asian-inspired treats at Safari Base Camp’s Thorntree Terrace.

Cart Safari Asia

  • Reservation required

Enjoy a 60-minute guided tour of the Safari Park’s sprawling Asian savanna habitats, led by one of our knowledgeable guides. As you explore these habitats, your safari guide will share stories about the wildlife in our care and how your support impacts conservation worldwide. Step off the cart for an up-close look at the wildlife you love, and snap some photos as you enjoy this unique Safari Park experience. Space is limited, so make your reservation ahead of time.

Deluxe Cart Safari

  • Reservation required

Travel the world without leaving San Diego. Our expert guides will take you on a deluxe safari cart, transporting you around  the savannas of Africa and Asia. Space is limited, so make your reservation ahead of time.

Deluxe Flightline Safari

  • Reservation required

With a spectacular bird’s-eye-view of our Asian and African savannas—teeming with rhinos, giraffes, cape buffalo, and other wildlife—Flightline Safari is the ultimate adventure for those looking to soar with excitement. You’ll experience breathtaking views as you travel nearly two-thirds of a mile on a zip line, high above the wildlife below. Make your reservation today.

Show Your Stripes

  • Thursday, July 28–Sunday, July 31
  • Select retail locations

Save 20% and share your love for tigers by purchasing a T-shirt or tote bag for Global Tiger Day. Each sale funds critical conservation efforts worldwide. 

Adopt a Tiger

Your symbolic adoption of a Sumatran tiger fuels conservation work supporting tigers and other magnificent species across the globe.

Be an Ally for Wildlife

As an ally, you’re supporting wildlife and the planet we all share. Your monthly gift helps create a world where all life thrives.

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