Safari West

3115 Porter Creek Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404- Map It
(707) 579-2551

AAA Editor Notes

Safari West is at 3115 Porter Creek Rd. Guided tours of the 400-acre wildlife preserve, home to more than 900 exotic animals and birds, are conducted by a naturalist in open-air safari vehicles. The preserve's residents include giraffes, zebras, antelopes, wildebeests, Cape buffalo, gazelles and elands. You'll also visit an open-air aviary and walk through an animal compound for up-close meetings with cheetahs and primates. Children under 4 are not permitted on the classic safari tour. Pets are not permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.
Admission June-Aug. starts at $110; $94 (ages 13-17 and 62+); $45 (ages 4-12). Admission rest of year starts at $83; $80 (ages 13-17 and 62+); $45 (ages 4-12). Admission is reduced for an overnight stay. Reservations are required.
Hours: Tours given daily (weather permitting) at 9, 10, 1, 2 and 4, early Apr.-late Oct.; at 10 and 2, rest of year. Closed Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.