Behind the Scenes: Tiger & Friends

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About Behind the Scenes: Tiger & Friends at the Safari Park

Go on safari behind the scenes at Tiger Trail! Begin your adventure with a journey to view a wide variety of African and Asian animals in the Safari Park’s one of a kind, multi-species field enclosures. Next up, your visit will include an encounter with one of the Park's exotic animals. Next is a chance to walk through the Tiger Trail exhibit with one of our knowledgeable tour guides where you will learn about the exhibit’s unique design and get a chance to view some of our magnificent tigers! Your adventure will conclude with a visit to our off-exhibit Tiger Keeper area where you will have the opportunity to learn more about how we care for our tigers.

Tour includes:

  • Partial Asia Loop around our Asia field exhibits
  • Animal Presentation (AP) at Wildlife Workshop
  • Tiger Trail and public portion of exhibit; guide provides additional information not found on signs
  • Tiger Behind the scenes

NOTE: Subject to change


  • To book, please call Reservation Sales at 619-718-3000
  • No service animals permitted on tour


  • Admission is NOT included in the price of Behind the Scenes Safaris and is required. Please ensure each guest has a valid Admission ticket or Membership.

Age Restrictions

  • 3 (no exceptions). Children under age 3 (lap children) are not permitted
  • 15 and younger must be accompanied by a paid adult
  • Children must be able to walk as strollers cannot be taken on tour


  • Join-in Tour
  • Minimum: 1
  • Maximum: 10

Change / Cancel Policy

  • Changes or cancellations are not permitted.

Check In

  • 10 minutes prior to tour time
  • Location: Next to Cart Safaris at Okavango Outpost. Look for the Behind the Scenes icon on our Park map (next to Africa Tram). Allow approximately 30 minutes to walk from front turnstiles.
  • NOTE: Please allow suffient time for travel to the Safari Park, parking, and to find Check In location inside park. Allow additional time for busy peak and holiday periods.


  • Daily, year round, at various times


  • Late guests will be admitted only up to 5 minutes past advertised tour time
  • Children must be able to walk as strollers cannot be taken on tour
  • No restroom break (unless absolutely necessary)


  • A nominal parking fee is paid upon arrival.

Program Advisements

  • NO Selfie sticks
  • No tripods
  • No food or drink except for water
    • Medical exceptions can be made
  • No smoking
  • No restroom break
  • No camera supplies will be provided
  • No large or bulky camera equipment; no tripods except as used as monopods
  • Strollers cannot be taken on tour
  • May be cancelled due to safety reasons
  • This is an all-weather event
  • Parking fee is not included and is paid upon arrival


  • Adult/Child Ratio 1A/2C