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—Walking Program

Photography Workshop—Walking Program

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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.


Sharpen your photography skills with these amazing opportunities to see Safari Park wildlife in a whole new light! During each session of these two-day photography workshops, you will stroll as a group to a different area of the Park while photographing plants and animals in the beautiful early morning light. You'll enjoy special access to an area not normally available on foot. Workshop participants will receive guidance and individual feedback sessions with professional photographers, as they offer their expertise on how to capture the best images of the unique flora and fauna of the Safari Park. Through hands-on learning and instruction delivered with humor and humility, our pros will share their collective knowledge of wildlife photography. Whether you are a beginning or advanced photographer, this program will help you take better wildlife pictures today!

Program includes:

  • Two photography workshop sessions led by a professional photographer and a Safari Park educator
  • Light snacks
  • Walking is part of the program; accommodation requests should be made at the time of booking.

Cost is $199 per person for members; $249 for nonmembers. Nonmembers add Safari Park admission and parking.

Watch for announcements of future workshop dates!