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Safari Society Levels & Benefits

Giraffe Tower

$1,500 annually

Donors at the Giraffe Tower level receive the following benefits for one year:

Complimentary and unlimited admission to the Zoo, in addition to:

  • 10 tickets to ride the Safari Shuttle that circles the Zoo
  • 8 Guest Passes to provide admission to family, friends, caregivers, etc.;
  • 2 tickets to ride the Tom Mankiewicz Conservation Carousel.
  • 2 tickets to participate in the Giraffe Feeding program.

A direct connection to the L.A. Zoo via the dedicated Safari Society Access Line to arrange private tours, ask questions, R.S.V.P. for events, or make special preparations for your next visit.

Your name(s) will be recognized on the donor wall, prominently located inside the L.A. Zoo’s front entrance, and in the GLAZA annual report for one year.

Two private, docent-led cart tours, customized to suit your interests, for up to 6 people each.

Invitations to events hosted throughout the year exclusively for Safari Society donors.

Two complimentary tickets to attend Sunset Safari, an insiders’ party for the entire family

You will be offered a courtesy Family Membership to use as a gift for the recipient of your choice.

Discounts on select paid special events held throughout the year.

Previews of new and renovated exhibits at V.I.P. receptions.

10% discount on catering for special events of your own design, including weddings, birthday parties, family reunions, and corporate or foundation board meetings.

Eagle Aerie

$3,000 annually

Donors to the Eagle Aerie  level receive the benefits available to Giraffe Tower donors, plus the following additional benefits:

The opportunity to schedule 1 private, behind-the-scenes experience with an animal of your choice (from a list of over 30 species), for up to 6 people.

An additional (for a total of 3) private, docent-led cart tours, customized to suit your interests, for up to 6 people each.

Two additional complimentary tickets (for a total of 4) to attend Sunset Safari .

A private Animals & You encounter for a group of up to 12 people.

A complimentary “adoption” in honor or memory of the person of your choosing.

A 5% discount on on-site fees in stunning locations for special events of your own design, including weddings, birthday parties, family reunions, corporate and foundation board meetings, etc., plus 10% off catering costs.

Jaguar Jamboree

$5,000 annually

Donors to the Jaguar Jamboree level receive the benefits available to Eagle Aerie donors, plus the following:

The opportunity to schedule 1 additional (for a total of 2) private, behind-the-scenes experiences with animals of your choice (from a list of over 45 species), for up to 6 people each.

The opportunity to arrange private, early-morning access to the Zoo for up to 20 family and friends. Plus a keeper talk with the animal of your choice, and a light continental breakfast with your exclusive group.

Birth announcements and invitation to our quarterly BabyTalk events, presented by the newborn’s keeper.

Front-gate pick-up and transportation into the Zoo (not available on weekends or holidays. 48 hour advance notice required).

An additional 5% discount, or 10% total, on on-site fees in incomparable locations for special events of your own design, including weddings, birthday parties, family reunions, corporate or foundation board meetings, etc., plus 10% off catering costs.

Elephant Herd

$10,000 annually

Donors at the Elephant Herd level receive the benefits available to Jaguar Jamboree donors, plus the following:

The opportunity to schedule 1 additional (for a total of 3) private, behind-the scenes experiences with animals of your choice, for up to 6 people each.

Two additional complimentary tickets (for a total of 6) to attend Sunset Safari.

A “zoo-riffic” silent auction gift basket for the charity of your choice.

An invitation to the exclusive Leadership Dinner with Zoo Director and GLAZA President.

Unlimited free use of traditional wheelchairs, and single or double strollers, and half-price on electric scooters.

An additional 5% discount, or 15% total, on on-site fees in magnificent locations for special events of your own design, including weddings, birthday parties, family reunions, corporate or foundation board meetings, etc., plus 10% off catering costs.

The opportunity to enjoy a private lunch with an L.A. Zoo Curator or keeper of your choice hosted on-site at Reggie’s Bistro.

One complimentary enrollment and one year of Safari Society benefits at the Giraffe Tower level, to introduce friends and colleagues to the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (valid for new Safari Society households only).

Gorilla Troop

$25,000 annually

Donors to the Gorilla Troop level receive the benefits available at all other Safari Society levels, plus the following:

The opportunity to host a private party for you and your guests in unique and exotic settings at the L.A. Zoo with the on-site fee waived.

Premium seating at the annual Leadership Dinner with Zoo Director and GLAZA President.

A profile of you and/or your family in an issue of Zoo View magazine, pending your interest and approval.

If you wish to host more than one private party during the year, you will be extended a 20% discount on on-site fees and 10% off catering costs for each additional event.

Learn More

For information on Safari Society donations please call (323) 644-4717.

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