Safari West

3115 Porter Creek Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404- Map It
Phone: (707) 579-2551
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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.
Mon.-Fri. admission June-Aug. starts at $98; $94 (ages 13-17 and 62+); $45 (ages 4-12). Sat.-Sun. admission June-Aug. starts at $115; $100 (ages 13-17 and 62+); $50 (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, Apr.-Aug.; daily at 9, 10, 1, 2 (also select weekends at 4), in Mar. and Sept.-Oct.; daily at 9, 10, 1 and 2, Nov.-Dec.; Fri.-Sun. and holidays at 10 and 2, rest of year. Closed Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 3 hours minimum.