Sustainable Safari Frequently Asked Questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sustainable Safari’s most frequently asked questions. Click on the arrow to see the answer to each question.

How much is admission?

Adult – $15.50 Child – $15.50

All paid-entry receive:

  • ALL DAY Safari Entry FREE Same Day Re-entry
  • Includes $3.00 Feed Cup
  • Kids 4 & Under FREE
  • $2.00 OFF: Seniors, Military, First Responders, Educators *Must bring official ID
When is Sustainable Safari® open?

Safari Hours:
Sunday 12 pm-6 pm
Monday 11 am-7 pm
Tuesday 11 am-7 pm
Wednesday 11 am-7 pm
Thursday 11 am-7 pm
Friday 11 am-7 pm
Saturday 11 am-7 pm

We are closed on the following federal holidays for our animals and employees to enjoy their time off with their families. Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, and New Year’s Day.

Are reservations required?

Nope! Reservations are not required for general admission. If you wish you take a Guided Safari Tour, you can make a reservation by booking online or in-store. You can also contact us about birthday parties and more!

Is the Safari inside or outside of the mall?

Sustainable Safari® is located inside Maplewood Mall on the second floor at the Southwest end of the Mall. Park in Kohl’s upper-level parking lot and enter Maplewood Mall door #2.

Sustainable Safari®
Maplewood Mall
3001 White Bear Avenue N,
Maplewood, MN 55109

How long are the one-on-one experiences with animals?

Each animal species’ experience has a variable length of time. Sometimes it’s up to the animal! Most holdings last 3-5 minutes.

How long is a regular visit to Sustainable Safari®?

Anywhere from one hour to four hours or all day. The Safari is entirely self-guided; it depends on how much time you spend at each animal exhibit. With dozens of species to view and interact with, plan at least a few hours of your day around the Safari to receive the entire experience. We stamp your hand for easy re-entry. All paid admission includes an all-day pass!

Are capybaras currently available at Sustainable Safari®?

Yes! The capybara is always available to feed, pet, and interact with at Sustainable Safari. Multiple families are rotated from our farm to the Safari.

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Admission Ticket Pricing

Adult$15.50 Child – $15.50

All paid-entry receive:

ALL DAY Safari Entry FREE Same Day Re-entry

Includes $3.00 Feed Cup

Kids 4 & Under FREE (Daycares have special pricing. Contact us through this form.)

$2.00 OFF: Seniors, Military, First Responders, Educators *Must bring official ID 

No reservations are required for regular admission. Purchase your tickets at the door.

Do you want the entire Safari Experience?

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Guided Safari Tour

$180 (+Admission) Per person | Ages 10 and up

Do you want the whole Safari experience? Spend 90 minutes behind the scenes and explore the Safari with the professional Safari Guides! Have fun with up-close specialized animal encounters. Interact with most of the Safari animal species.

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For all Experiences and Feedings that bring you into the animal’s exhibit, closed shoes are required. (No open-toed shoes, sandals, flip-flops, or crocs.)