Safari Nights at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Safari Nights at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.

Safari Nights

September 6

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Safari Nights

Fridays, September 6, 13, 20, 27

Explore the sights and sounds of our African and North American desert at night! Every Friday night in September brings safari family fun.


Explore the park under the light of the moon and see zebra, cheetah, giraffe, leopard, jaguar and more. Special Safari Night activities include astronomy and bat detecting stations, a scorpion walk, safari treasure hunt, arts and crafts, animal chats and more.


Popular band Vintage Vibe will play everything from classic rock and rhythm and blues to the hits of the '70's through today. Entertainment every Friday night in the Palm Garden.


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General $14
Member  $12
Child (age 3-12) $8
Children under 3 FREE

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Nocturnal Tram Guided Tours of North America.

Experience the life of the desert at night, listening to the rustles in the bushes, watching owls and bats fly through the night sky, and seeing nocturnal animals under the desert moon.

Tour hours 7:10pm and 8:20pm. $20 per person plus admission to the Zoo.

Space is limited, please reserve your spot today. Book Now


Giraffe feedings and carousel rides available for an additional fee. Food, beverages and specialty cocktails available for purchase. Guests must be 21 and older and show a valid photo I.D. to purchase alcholic beverages.

For more information, call (760) 346-5694.