If you choose to visit our private wildlife preserve, please have face covering ready upon arrival, prior to entering. Even if you have been vaccinated, our policy requires everyone aged 4 an up to wear a proper face mask while on property.
Safari West is adjusting to a changed world when it comes to ensuring a safe environment for our guests, team, and wildlife. As a private institution housing numerous rare and endangered species, we have always had highly stringent policies and practices in place for general cleanliness and reducing the possibility of disease transmission. Even so, we have implemented additional, significant measures designed to ensure a safe and healthy experience for humans and animals. We would like to assure you that these measures will meet or exceed the standards put forth by federal, state, and local public health agencies.
It is our goal, and our honor, to give you a truly memorable African style adventure in our Sonoma Serengeti. Our animals are so looking forward to seeing you and wish to thank you for valuing and respecting their safety and well-being.
Our animals are so looking forward to seeing you and wish to thank you for valuing and respecting their safety and well-being.
Good Gnus – Safari West is coming back…albeit it slowly.
January 28, 2021
Our goal is to reopen safely for our team, our animals, and our guests. Safari West will reopen in stages starting with Valentine’s Day Tours on February 13th and 14th. Then, starting on February 27th, we will open full time for guests booking tours and visiting the gift shop. The Safari Tents, the Savannah Café and the Deli will open on the 1st of March.
We hope to see all your smiling faces soon! These are trying times and we appreciate your understanding and support.
Stay safe out there … We miss you!
Nancy, Peter, and All of us at Safari West
A New Era of Adventure is Here! It’s ‘Safari@Home’ – Bringing you Safari West Live! We will continue to provide virtual Zoomfaris however and look forward to seeing you virtually online as we once again adapt to this ongoing challenge.
Check out our virtual safari options and discover the many ways you can Go On ‘Safari@Home’ and welcome a bit of the wild into your living room. or try and Zoomfari for your home office.
We hope to see all your smiling faces (in the thumbnail video anyway) soon! These are trying times and we appreciate your understanding and support. Stay safe out there and we’ll see you all again soon!
How You Can Help Protect Yourself and Others
While COVID-19 is a novel disease, it is subject to the same control measures as the common cold or seasonal flu. The following recommendations come directly from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and more useful information can be found on their website:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick
- Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community. This is especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
- Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Throw used tissues in the trash.
- Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.