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Educator Package: Includes educational resources, interactive project ideas, trip organization, direct experiential opportunities to help better connect the experience with your students and complimentary chaperone ticket. Does not include student ticket.


Student Package: Includes engaging pre and post educational visit activities, trip organization and student ticket.



About B Bryan Preserve

B Bryan Preserve, located in Point Arena, is a private wildlife preserve dedicated to the conservation of African hoofed animals. The preserve offers visitors a unique opportunity to learn about and interact with various species of endangered and threatened animals in a beautiful and natural setting.

Historical Overview

  • Foundation: Established in 2004 by Dr. Frank and Judy Mello, B Bryan Preserve was created to aid in the conservation of African hoofed animals, many of which are threatened or endangered in the wild. The preserve's mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for these species while educating the public about conservation efforts.


Car Safaris

Self-guided car tours

Enjoy a visit from the safety and comfort of your own vehicle. You will be given a map at the tour barn and sent on a safari in your own vehicle. You will be able to follow the map and stop at the different enclosures to see the animals. The tour ends with a feeding of the giraffe. Tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

Guests are NEVER allowed to leave their vehicle except at the giraffe feeding.

No pets allowed. No RVs or motorcycles.

Please be on time.

Price is per person.


  • Everyone must stay in their car at all times except for feeding the giraffe.

  • Limited availability for restroom—please plan ahead.

  • No pets allowed.


Guided Tours

Ride in open air vintage LR on a 1 ½ hour tour. You will have an experienced guide to teach you everything you could possible want to know about our various African hoof stock as we get out at each enclosure to get you as close as we safely can. The tour ends with a giraffe feeding and informational lecture.

Offered daily 3:30 p.m.

1-1/2 hour tour

Price is per person


  • Limited availability for restroom—please plan ahead.

  • No pets allowed (including left inside your parked car—please leave your dog at home).

Tours are held rain, sun or wind. Unless it is a major Pacific storm, the tour will go on. 

For your comfort, bring a jacket. The fog and wind can descend upon Point Arena in minutes and become chilly. Comfortable walking shoes are also recommended. Expect some mud during the winter.

B Bryan Preserve

PriceFrom $34.00
  • Please use the information on this page (package type, venue name, price, etc.) to submit an order request with your school. Once your order is approved, your school will forward the request to us. We will then reach out to you with instructions on how to finalize your trip details and access accompanying resources. Once finalized, you will receive your e-tickets and any additional materials directly to your inbox within 1-3 business days. If you don't see our email(s), please check your spam folder prior to contacting us.


    To ensure a smooth process, it is generally recommended to submit your order with your school AT LEAST 10 business days prior to your trip date, unless you are booking a venue that requires more advanced planning. *Please be mindful of your school's processing times and plan accordingly.

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