The San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are outdoor destinations and remain open. We continue to monitor the ongoing changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are following the recommendations provided by our state and local health authorities.


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Photography Workshop with Caravan

Photography Workshop with Caravan

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As we face the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, our team of dedicated specialists continue to care for countless animals and plants that depend on us each and every day.

Your continued support is critical to the wildlife in our care and vital to endangered species worldwide.


Come photograph the plants and animals of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in a whole new light! This unique opportunity allows you to learn from the pros, helping you to improve your wildlife photography skills as you are escorted to various Park habitats by a knowledgeable Safari Park educator. You will arrive in the early morning hours, long before the Park opens, giving you an exclusive look at our plants and animals and providing you with the chance to come away with photographs of a lifetime!

Session 1 of the workshop will provide an exclusive opportunity to experience the Park's vast field exhibits from a Photo Safari truck, and Session 2 will give participants a chance to stroll the Park as a group and photograph plants and animals in beautiful early morning light. Each ticket includes both sessions of the two-day workshop. Admission is separate and required.

Program includes:  

  • Two-session photography workshop led by professional photographers and a Safari Park educator
  • Exclusive early morning Photo Safari on Day 1
  • Light snacks, juice and water.

Walking is part of the program. Accommodation requests should be made at the time of booking. No photography equipment is provided; participants are expected to bring and carry their own equipment.

Watch for announcements of future workshop dates!