Cheetahs & Zebras: A California Safari With Your Grandchild
See giraffes and zebras up close from an authentic safari jeep and learn from naturalists as you immerse yourself in an “East Africa” adventure in the heart of California wine country.
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Program No. 15605RJ
4 days
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At a Glance

Transport yourself into exotic East Africa to experience the sights and sounds of the Serengeti as you gaze with your grandchild on some of nature’s most majestic animals. Led by a naturalist, observe giraffe, gazelle and scimitar-horned oryx from an authentic safari jeep. Trek through the inner grounds of the preserve to view lemurs, cheetahs and birds, and prepare a presentation on an animal assisted by on-site experts and study materials.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile, some uneven gravel terrain with slight incline to and from tent cabins and meal areas. Flashlights provided at night. Must be able to climb a few steps into a safari jeep and tent cabins.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy a truly immersive African experience by staying overnight in tents imported from Africa with views of grazing giraffes.
  • Get up close with a private presentation of mammals and reptiles of all shapes and sizes.
  • Move to the rhythm and beat of African dance.

General Notes

For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out program #22166!
Featured Expert
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Kris Freewoman
Kris is the founder of the Rhythm Workout Program, through which Kris has inspired instructors in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada to try an African Dance approach to fitness. She began her studies in 1979 and followed her passion into the Congolese community with many gifted artists. She has produced drumming CDs, Instructor Training DVDs and an at home DVD. Kris also studied Senegalese and Guinea style dance and is currently teaching African dance fitness at various health clubs in Sonoma County, California.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Kris Freewoman
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