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Starry Safari

Starry Safari

Overnight Adventures at The Living Desert

Grab your backpacks, roll up your sleeping bags, and come join the Starry Safari, a nighttime sleepover experience for the whole family. Stay past closing time and encounter the sights and sounds of the desert at night.

Stay overnight in a roomy tent that will easily fit up to four people, with sleeping pads to make your night more comfortable. All you need to bring are sleeping bags or blankets, personal toiletries and clothes for the next morning.

Each Starry Safari overnight will feature up-close animal presentations and a nighttime guided walk through the park. You can partake of tall tales told ’round the campfire while you enjoy s’mores that you roast yourself.

In the morning, enjoy a continental breakfast and a leisurely, guided walk before you head home or choose to stay on for further exploration of The Living Desert – your next day admission is included in the Starry Safari package.
• Adults and families with children five years and older.
• Singles and couples without children are welcome to all programs.
Starry Safari tents can comfortably accommodate up to four people (at least one adult per tent)
Cost: $100 per tent
(non-refundable reservation fee)
PLUS the following per person charge:
Pricing for Members: $75 per person
Pricing for Non-members: $95 per person

Adult individuals not sharing a tent with another member of their group will be charged a single supplement. Members: $50 / Non-members: $75
Hold your next group function at a Starry Safari! Groups of 20 or more can enjoy all that a Starry Safari Adventure has to offer at a special pricing of only $50 per tent and $75 per person (based on 4 people per tent). Consider a Starry Safari Overnight Adventure for school, scout and church groups, team-building activities, family and friends reunions, anniversaries, birthdays and group celebrations. We’d be happy to work with you to tailor a program to suit your individual needs. Special menus are available upon request for an additional fee.

• Tents – that sleep up to four people
• Sleeping pads
• S’mores makings
• Campfire experience (weather permitting)
• Continental breakfast

• Sleeping bags or blankets
• Pillow
• Personal toiletries
• Clothes for the next morning

Starry Safari

Starry Safari

Select Friday and/or Saturday nights March through May
6:30pm – 9:00am

2018 Public Starry Safaris:
Friday, March 9th
Saturday, March 24th
Friday, April 13th
Saturday, April 28th
Saturday, May 12th
Friday, May 25th
Groups of 20 or more may contact us about alternate dates.

Book your Starry Safari Adventure now and see The Living Desert as never before! Reservations are required. Registration begins October 15th.
Starry Safari Overnight Adventure Gift Certificates make great gift ideas for those “have everything” people on your shopping list.

For more information, all reservations, and gift certificates, please contact the Education Department at 760-346-5694 ext. 2506, or send an e-mail to

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