The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, formerly known as the Wild Animal Park, opened to the public on May 10, 1972, to much celebration and acclaim. There were 973 individual animals representing 150 animal species at the Park, and 3,000 people came through the gates on the first day.
50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL SAFARIS AND PROGRAMS
A milestone anniversary calls for a big celebration! Don’t miss the Safari Park’s 50th anniversary special safaris and programs—you’ll see the park in a whole new way with these exclusive experiences. Come celebrate with us as we enter our second half-century, and make memories that will last a lifetime!