“We’re thrilled with Mission Safari and the glowing feedback from kids and adults!”
“This is an extraordinary adventure for parents and children… both fun and science-based!”
“My grandchildren were enthralled with the endangered species maze… What a wonderful way to combine fun and education!”
Captivate, Connect, Conserve
Themes of biodiversity, conservation, and customizable animal content connect through interactives, photo-ops, and a culminating Secret Safari quest that sends visitors on a search for featured animals within the maze and, for zoos, in their collection.
Welcome to Mission Safari!
This durably designed exhibit can withstand the elements outdoors…
…Or the most enthusiastic visitors indoors.
It Takes All Kinds
Explore the immense biodiversity on our planet and its critical role in the survival of all life on Earth.
Biodiversity and Us
Can you guess how biodiversity makes a direct impact on our everyday lives?
The Q&A program lets you choose your own path through the maze…
…by answering interesting and important questions about biodiversity and conservation.
How do you compare to one of the animal kingdom’s greatest leapers?
Do you have the strength, grace, and timing to swing like a primate?
Slow down and learn to chill like a two-toed sloth.
Need a hug?
Try on a python in this thrilling photo op.
Spider Web Climb
Spiders are a vital part of the web of life.
Get a spider’s eye view of a wicked web you don’t want to get tangled up in…or DO you?
Test out your speed and agility as you soar like a bird of prey!
Vines make up 8% of plants in rainforests and provide important habitat.
Find out how you can support biodiversity and life on our planet. Then, make a pledge to help!
More Adventure Awaits!
Revisit the maze again and again to connect with featured animals in a hidden part of the maze.
This Maze within a maze features a dozen missions that highlight animal adaptations, conservation status, and cultural connections.
How to Play
Spin the wheel to select a question about a target species.
Search for the animal in the maze.
When you find it, read the message to answer the question.
If you are featuring animals from your collection, flip doors direct visitors to their habitat.
Learning stories in the maze, and seeking the animal in the zoo create memorable connections between visitors and featured animals…
…that they’ll remember and appreciate long after.
Hide and Seek
Specially placed peek holes…
…let you catch glimpses of animals hidden on the Secret Safari.
Can you complete your mission and find your way out?
Get Lost in the fun!