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Cheetahs, Giraffes and Zebras: A Safari in California With Your Grandchild

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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Wes from Durham, NC Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/28/14 - 07/31/14
The RS program delivered on every promise plus got to know our grandchild better.

Nancy from Harwood, MD Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 07/14/14 - 07/17/14
What a treat it was to sleep in a real Aftican safari tent and step out onto the deck in the morning and see giraffes and gnus grazing in the field below. Both my eight year old granddaughter and I loved our time at Safari West. The animals, the food and the fun. We didn't want to leave.

Doral from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 06/30/14 - 07/03/14
My almost-seven year old granddaughter was entranced - and not a bit timid about handling snakes, tarantulas as the like (optional!). She especially loved the safari jeep ride and the African dancing and the length was perfect. My only regret is that there was no pool at Safari West - it was really HOT!!

Lavon from Puyallup, WA Number of programs attended: 41
Date attended: 06/16/14 - 06/19/14
An exceptional program! My 9 year old granddaughter was so involved in all aspects. This program rates near the top of the many Intergenerational Program I have attend and I highly recommend it for anyone with grandchildren who are interested in African Animals.

Rosemary from Visalia, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 06/24/13 - 06/27/13
I took my 10 y/o granddaughter on this trip. We both enjoyed it, even though it rained for the first day and a half! The tent cabins were comfortable. The flamingos did their best to keep us awake, but we slept very well. The lectures and hands-on experiences were great! Knowledgeable rangers and keepers, and certainly up close to some of the critters. Although it was wet, the safari ride through the preserve was great fun, with a very good guide. After that we walked though the other exhibits, lots of birds in the aviary, also lemurs and cheetahs, too many animals to name. Definitely a good trip for all!

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3 nights of accommodations
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