Safari West Wildlife Preserve & African Tent Camp

3115 Porter Creek Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95404


Since our inception in 1993, Safari West has proudly stood as one of the foremost wildlife sanctuaries in the United States. Nestled amidst the enchanting woodlands and rolling hills of Sonoma County, our haven promises an authentic African safari experience right here in the heart of California. Step into our world, where nature reigns supreme, and the adventure knows no bounds.

A Wilderness Awaits: A Truly Memorable Experience

At Safari West, we beckon you to explore a sprawling 400-acre wilderness that teems with life. With over 900 animals from 90 diverse species freely roaming within some of the most extensive enclosures in the nation, the opportunities for discovery are boundless. Brace yourself for a truly unique and unforgettable experience that brings you up close and personal with remarkable creatures.

Two Decades of Connecting Hearts to Wildlife: A Memorable Connection

For over twenty years, Safari West has served as a sanctuary where people of all ages can connect with the marvels of the wild, face-to-face. From majestic giants to the tiniest of critters, we have introduced countless generations of guests to the wonders of the animal kingdom. Our mission is clear: to ignite wonder, nurture curiosity, and, above all, foster compassion. We aspire to inspire wildlife advocates who will champion the cause of protecting and preserving these magnificent yet often endangered beings.

Every Day, An Invitation to Conservation: An Invigorating Experience

Each day, Safari West opens its gates to welcome visitors, inviting them to be part of our ongoing mission. Our unwavering commitment to conservation, environmental education, stewardship, and individual responsibility resonates in our numerous projects and programs. We extend a heartfelt invitation to you to join us in this noble endeavor.

Experience the Wild at Night: A Memorable Adventure

Extend your adventure by indulging in an overnight stay in one of our luxurious Safari West tents. Imported from Botswana and meticulously customized on-site, each of our thirty tents offers a private viewing deck, an en-suite bathroom, polished hardwood floors, and, because it’s camping, all the enchanting sounds of the Sonoma Serengeti at night! Revel in a restful night’s sleep while getting even closer to the untamed wonders of Safari West.

Your Safari Awaits: Discover, Connect, and Protect in a Truly Memorable Way

Welcome to Safari West, where the Sonoma Serengeti meets your soul’s desire for adventure, where wildlife inspires, and where every visit supports the vital mission of conservation. Come, discover, connect, and help us protect the incredible beauty of the animal kingdom. Your journey begins here, in the heart of the wild, promising you an unforgettable and truly memorable experience.


Safari West Wildlife Preserve & African Tent Camp

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