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Living Desert tours is a unique way to enhance your zoo and botanical garden adventure. Giraffes, mountain lions, zebras, and cheetahs are just a few of the incredible animals that take you from Africa to North America. The Living Desert offers an experience like no other. Please click on a selection below for more information.

Special Group Tour Rates

PRIVATE SAFARI (Less than 10 people)

The Private Safari includes admission to the park, a personal guide, and private shuttle. Tours stop at every major habitat, and your personal tour guide will lead you throughout the park, weaving animal facts, park history, and more into a fun and engaging safari that will be remembered for a lifetime. You’ll visit the state-of-the-art animal hospital and learn about how we provide the highest-level care for all our animals, as well as discover how our team works tirelessly to help save species threatened with extinction. You’ll also explore the District Commissioner’s House; a unique location that is typically closed to the public, for a private viewing of the majestic Amur Leopard.

Rate: $60 Per Adult | $34.50 Per Child (Ages three – 12)
10% Discount to Living Desert Members

Duration: Two-Hour Tour

Booking and Cancellation Policy: Tours must be booked at least 48-hours ahead of your desired date. Tours can start anytime between 8:00 am – 11:00 am. A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking. If you need to cancel your tour, for any reason, we ask that you do so at least seven days before your scheduled tour date. If you cancel within seven days, or less, of your tour, we retain 25% of the total amount of the tour, which is non-refundable.

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GROUP SAFARI (10 people or more)

The Group Safari includes admission to the park, personal guides, and private shuttle. You must have 10 or more paying guests in your party to qualify for the Group Safari pricing. Tours stop at every major habitat, and your personal tour guide will lead you throughout the park, weaving animal facts, park history, and more into a fun and engaging safari that will be remembered for a lifetime. You’ll visit the state-of-the-art animal hospital and learn about how we provide the highest-level care for all our animals, as well as discover how our team works tirelessly to help save species threatened with extinction. You’ll also explore the District Commissioner’s House; a unique location that is typically closed to the public, for a private viewing of the majestic Amur Leopard. Giraffe feeding not included.

Rate: 10+ people: $30 Per Person (Ages three+)
20+ people: $22.50 Per Person (Ages three+)
10% Discount to Living Desert Members

Duration: Two-Hour Tour

Booking and Cancellation Policy: Tours must be booked at least 48-hours ahead of your desired date. Tours can start anytime between 8:00 am – 11:00 am. A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking. If you need to cancel your tour, for any reason, we ask that you do so at least seven days before your scheduled tour date. If you cancel within seven days, or less, of your tour, we retain 25% of the total amount of the tour, which is non-refundable.

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GROUP SAFARI (10 people or more)
with Box Lunch

The Group Safari with boxed lunches includes admission to the park, personal guides, private shuttle, and personal boxed lunches. You must have 10 or more paying guests in your party to qualify for the Group Safari pricing. Tours stop at every major habitat, and your personal tour guide will lead you throughout the park, weaving animal facts, park history, and more into a fun and engaging safari that will be remembered for a lifetime. You’ll visit the state-of-the-art animal hospital and learn about how we provide the highest-level care for all our animals, as well as discover how our team works tirelessly to help save species threatened with extinction. You’ll also explore the District Commissioner’s House; a unique location that is typically closed to the public, for a private viewing of the majestic Amur Leopard. Giraffe feeding not included.

Rate: 10+ people: $45.00 Per Person (Ages three +)
20+ people: $37.50 Per Person (Ages three +)
10% Discount to Living Desert Members

Box Lunch Menu

Duration: Two-Hour Tour

Booking and Cancellation Policy: Tours must be booked at least 48-hours ahead of your desired date. Tours can start anytime between 8:00 am – 11:00 am. A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking. If you need to cancel your tour, for any reason, we ask that you do so at least seven days before your scheduled tour date. If you cancel within seven days, or less, of your tour, we retain 25% of the total amount of the tour, which is non-refundable.

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GUIDED WALKING TOUR (10 people or more)

The Guided Walking Tour includes admission to the park and personal walking guides. You must have 10 or more paying guests in your party to qualify for the Group Safari pricing. Tours stop at major habitats, and your personal tour guide will lead you throughout the park, weaving animal facts, park history, and more into a fun and engaging safari that will be remembered for a lifetime. You’ll visit the state-of-the-art animal hospital and learn about how we provide the highest-level care for all our animals, as well as discover how our team works tirelessly to help save species threatened with extinction. You’ll also explore the District Commissioner’s House; a unique location that is typically closed to the public, for a private viewing of the majestic Amur Leopard.

Rate: $20 Per Person (Ages three +)
10% Discount to Living Desert Members

Duration: Two-Hour Tour

Booking and Cancellation Policy: Tours must be booked at least 48-hours ahead of your desired date. Tours can start anytime between 8:00 am – 11:00 am. A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking. If you need to cancel your tour, for any reason, we ask that you do so at least seven days before your scheduled tour date. If you cancel within seven days, or less, of your tour, we retain 25% of the total amount of the tour, which is non-refundable.

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GROUP ADMISSION INTO PARK (15 people or more)

Create your own Self-Guided experience in the park. Use our Daily Program Schedule to map out each of your stops. This is a non-tour guide led experience. Must have at least 15 paying guests in your party. Tickets may be purchased at the main admission windows or by reaching out to Group Sales at (760) 346-9810 or groupsales@livingdesert.org

Rate: $14.00 per adult |$8.00 per child (Ages three – 12)

All tours require a reservation in advance. For more information, please contact our Group Sales Manager at (760) 346-9810 or email rpatel@livingdesert.org.

There is a required booking lead time of 48 hours in advanced.

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