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San Diego Zoo Safari Park Guide
Plan your visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park confidently using my in-depth guides and recommendations covering essentials, from navigating ticket options to selecting the experiences that will make your day special.
You’ll gain insights into the park’s diverse habitats, find out where to have close-up animal interactions and learn where the best dining experiences are. After all, it’s an 1800-acre park and home to more than 3000 animals heavily focused on conservation.
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San Diego Zoo Safari Park Dining
You can actually bring your own food and drinks into the park. However, there are lots of places for snacks like churros and build-your-own slushies at Lion Camp Slush & Snacks. Chicken tenders, burgers, pizza, wraps, and more can be found at various outlets.
Make reservations at The Watering Hole for sandwiches, fresh salads, and a full-service bar with a view over the African Plains.
Adults will be happy to know that local craft and draft beer, wine, and gourmet coffee are served throughout the park.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Map and Directions
Most people drive or take rideshare because public transportation to the park is a grind.
GETTING THERE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
- Check the MTS trip planner for possible routes. You can call 511 for suggestions as well.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park DIRECTIONS
- From I-5 (North or South): Take the State Route 78 East exit at Oceanside, proceed east to Interstate 15 South, exit at Via Rancho Parkway (Exit 27) and follow the signs to the Park.
- From Downtown San Diego: Take State Route 163, proceed to Interstate 15 North to the Via Rancho Parkway exit (Exit 27). Go east and follow signs to the Park.
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