Escondido, California - A brief ceremony will take place Friday morning, May 25, to signify the official opening of Walkabout Australia at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The ceremony will include remarks by Lisa Peterson, director, San Diego Zoo Safari Park; and Rick Schwartz, San Diego Zoo Global ambassador.

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, known for its expansive habitats featuring African and Asian species, now gives guests a view into the Land Down Under at the all-new Walkabout Australia. The immersive experience encompasses 3.6 acres of habitats that are home to many of Australia’s interesting and unique species, including kangaroos, wallabies, cassowaries, wombats and more.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido