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Early Hours

Early Hours at the San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park


Early hours are a special benefit available to Keeper's Club, Curator's Club, Director's Club, and President's Club members. This perk provides a unique opportunity for you to enter the Zoo and Safari Park before they open to the general public on select days of the year.

*Early Hours will resume at the Zoo on Saturday, August 8. Please check back frequently for updated information.

 

San Diego Zoo


Enjoy the early morning sights and sounds of the Zoo an hour before it opens to the general public. This exclusive opportunity takes place the second Saturday of each month between 8 and 8:45 a.m. To join us, simply present your donor club membership card at the Zoo's main entrance beginning at 8 a.m.

2020 Early Admission:

  • August 8, 2020
  • September 12, 2020
  • October 10, 2020
  • November 14, 2020
  • December 12, 2020
     

San Diego Zoo Safari Park


Take a ride on our Africa Tram and get a glimpse of giraffes, rhinos, and lots of other animals as you rise and shine together on this early morning tour. Early hours tours depart from African Outpost between 8 and 9 a.m. To join us, simply present your donor club membership card at the Safari Park's main entrance beginning at 8 a.m.

2020 Early Admission:

  • October 17, 2020

 

Admission Requirements


Early Hours are complimentary for Keeper's Club, Curator's Club, Director's Club, President's Club, and Circle Donors.

Admission is limited to:

President's Clubs and Circle Donors

  • Member plus associated, permitted guests. Please refer to the back of your membership card for accompanying guest benefits.


Keeper's Club, Curator's Club, and Director's Club

  • Dual Memberships: the 2 adults listed on the membership account.
  • Single Memberships: member plus 1 accompanying guest.


Kids Club

  • San Diego Zoo Kids Club members within the immediate family of the attending Keeper's Club, Curator's Club, Director's Clubs, President's Club, or Circle Donor.
     

Because of the large number of attendees, guest passes and discount admission tickets cannot be redeemed for Early Hours access. Programs are subject to change without notice. Other activities at the Zoo and Safari Park may take place during Early Hours. Some animals may not be on exhibit, or some exhibits may be closed.

 

Questions?


Please review our Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Contact Us


Use our online form.

Call 619-231-0251 or 1-877-3MEMBER.

Write to: 
San Diego Zoo
Attn. Membership
P.O. Box 120551
San Diego, CA 92112-0551

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