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Palm Springs General Admission to The Living Desert

From US$19.95
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  • Admission to The Living Desert zoo and gardens
  • Encounter desert wildlife up close
  • Learn about Palm Springs' native plants and animals
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Palm Springs General Admission to The Living Desert
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Palm Springs General Admission to The Living Desert
US$19.95
Overview
Experience Palm Springs’ wilder side with admission to The Living Desert, a zoo and botanical garden that showcase desert plants and wildlife from around the world. Explore the 1200-acre (486-ha) property on hiking trails and extensive tram lines that cross ecosystems from Africa, the Americas and the Australian Outback. Watch for the park’s 450 animals as you learn how they adapt to life in earth’s most arid places, and enjoy live shows, animal feedings and family-friendly activities aimed at education and conservation.
What to Expect

The Living Desert is a zoo and botanical conservation park. We have over 450 different animals with boasting over 2,000 unique flora and fauna species within our botanical gardens. Our park showcases the unique and diverse desert animals of North America and Africa. 

The Living Desert operates from 9am-5pm October through May, and 8am-1:30pm June through September. Your ticket includes admission to the park and the opportunity to check out this list of daily programming:

9:00- 9:30 am - Giraffe Feeding
9:30 am - Animal Presentation at the Wildlife Hospital
10:00 am - Reptile show at Village Watutu
11:00-11:30 am - Giraffe Feeding
12:00 pm - Animal Presentation at the Discovery Center

Reviews (28)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Living Zoo Palm Springs

We spent the first part of our day at the living zoo. We arrived first thing in the morning before most other people were there. This meant that we got to talk with more of the staff and visit with the giraffes before the feeding...More

1  Thank Tambroo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A very unique and lovely experience for the whole family

What a beautiful zoo! The walk is just a lovely way to spend the morning. It's very well thought out and the kids had a blast. Feeding the giraffes was a highlight that they still talk about. It's a truly spectacular location.

Thank SalGot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Private Safari is a must

Wife and I purchased the Private Safari online and days in advance (must do at least 48 hours prior). Our excellent tour guide drove us around in a shuttle, narrated as we went, walked us to different enclosures, and did all of this in the...More

1  Thank cactuspal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great wildlife, animals and very pleasant informative staff

We took the tram and got off and on at various stations. Saw a presentation of the cheetahs, beautiful animals. We were able to feed carrots to the giraffes, and saw many animals I never heard of or saw before. Nicely laid out and well...More

Thank Rosanne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The giraffe habitat was the nicest we've ever seen!

We had never heard of this place but were given tickets so decided to check it out; so glad we did as it was a very pleasant experience. The Living Desert is a combination of activities & sights: there is a G-scale model train display...More

Thank 675randalle
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30 September 2018|
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Response from ginahicks921 | Reviewed this property |
They decorate for Wildlights Novemember23-December24. It goes from 6-9 and yes it is a separate admission price.So if you enjoy the Living Dessert during the day, go spend it to see the animals, there are areas at night that... More
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