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May 29–August 15

SUMMER SAFARI

The summer fun is heating up weekends at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Join us to learn about amazing African wildlife, and experience the sights and sounds of incredible music and entertainment throughout the Park.

Entertainment

The following are included with Safari Park admission or membership:

Safari Park Radio - 197.2 FM

Safari Park Radio 197.2

  • Daily
  • M–F: All day; Weekends: Until 2 p.m.
  • Safari Base Camp, by Barking Deer Bar

The music returns, with great pop/rock hits from yesterday and today that keep everyone’s toes tapping at Safari Base Camp.

Robert the Zebra - virtual animal ambassador.

Robert the Zebra

  • Daily
  • 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, and 4:15 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Sanford Kid's Theater

The Safari Park’s fun and silly virtual animal ambassador interacts with guests of all ages, and offers tips on how everyone can help in protecting the environment.  

Safari Parker - interactive entertainment

Safari Parker

  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • 2:45 and 5:45 p.m., Elephant Valley Area (30 minutes)
  • 3:45 p.m., Kilima Point Area (30 minutes)
  • 4:45 p.m., Lion Camp Area (30 minutes)

Safari Parker, adventurer extraordinaire, explores various African wildlife habitats, interacting with guests and educating them about conservation efforts that San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is making to protect these amazing animals.

Two performers play a guitar and a violin.

Painted Turtle

  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, and 5:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Strolling throughout Africa Walk

Enjoy the bright summertime sounds of our strolling musical duo.

Three acrobats balance on each-other.

Amazing African Acrobats

  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • Performances every 15 minutes starting at 2:30 p.m.; last performance at 6:45 p.m. (5 minutes)
  • Village Playground

These talented performers demonstrate high energy and high-class skills in their jaw-dropping acrobatic acts.

Someone playing a drum with their hands.

Rhythms of Africa

  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • Solo drumming: 3, 4, 5, and 5 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Full band: 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 p.m. (30 minutes)
  • Safari Base Camp, by Barking Deer Bar

Rich and diverse music of the African continent will fill the air.

steel the band - steel drum duo

Steel the Band

  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • 3:15, 5, and 6 p.m. (45 minutes)
  • Log Ring (outside Park Exit)

As you finish your day, relaxing, tropical rhythms fill the air as you exit the Safari Park.

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