As seen on YTV, CTV, Maclean's Magazine and many other outlets, this top nature event is lead by Safari Jeff. With over 25 years of bringing first hand knowledge from his annual visits to rainforests to the masses. Utilizing his multi media screens and sound system this show also includes exhibit items such as dino bones and skulls, as well as activity centres and photo ops. As seen at Fairs, Corporate Events, Private Parties, Theme Parks, Science Centres... If you seek a professional adventure with amazing props, creatures, equipment, museum pieces etc, lead by the the county's leading expert, look no further. This event can be catered to your specific needs.
We had Safari Jeff for our Christmas party at MGM Ford Lincoln in Red Deer, and he was amazing! The show was educational, fun, informative, and he let the kids touch the animals afterwards and take photos.
I highly recommend his show for any event!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Insurance: $2,000,000 - 2 Million Liability which has never been required in his 25 years of doing events
What to Expect
Safari Jeff can accommodate ANY SIZE EVENT. His professional equipment can be brought in to to fill whatever size you have allocated for him from private parties to large outdoor event. All you have to do is ask. Come for an adventure as he offers a NEW THEME Each Year. He can offer you:
*Impromptu live show with no equipment for intimate setting to large crowd, and you can add from...
- Multi Media displays
- Exhibit Items (Dino bones, skulls etc)
- Photo Ops Areas
- Activity Centres such as a Dino Dig Area (act as your own archaeologist),
- Display Areas (read and learn about certain creatures as some are there for you to view in aquariums in the displays themselves).
Once again Safari Jeff can accommodate any budget any size event form a personal appearance to massive audiences.
Safari Jeff provides audiences of all ages with a thrilling adventure discovering amazing reptiles from around the world. Safari Jeff educates and captivates with his intriguing live reptiles and stunning HD multi media experience. Guests are treated to memorable moments, as this interactive event offers “hands-on” with amazing reptiles for enthusiasts. Learn about the ecosystem, balances in nature, roles of wildlife and ancient dinosaur history all in one event.
**Jeff has been booked for small private parties to large theme parks. Contact him regarding any size event that you may have. BASED IN ALBERTA!
Travel to exotic destinations through film and music, portrayed on HD flat screen multi media displays while Safari Jeff shares beautiful captive born reptiles with the audience. Multicultural communities appreciate the show as the footage of native lands and world music emanate from the stage creating a welcoming environment. Demographical influences include Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Mexico, North American Wetlands and Western Canada.
After his pre show music subsides, his show begins when the screens come to life taking everyone into their first short adventure as Jeff’s team offers hints on a certain creature they are quietly approaching in the rainforest. Safari Jeff then appears on stage and reveals that certain animal continuing the conversation keeping the public vigilant and enthralled with his upbeat and exciting information and energy.
As Jeff speaks the video screens offer further insight and footage of each one of these stunning creatures. When Jeff has completed his segment he disappears and the adventures continues. Upon the completion of the entire show Safari Jeff strives to give everyone that up close, ‘hands on’ experience for all by sharing animals after the show. Bringing them to the audiences level, answering questions, signing autographs, having pictures with the public and providing that interactive experience that keeps people coming back.
Safari Jeff captivates his audiences through seamless transitions and segways, the show flows beautifully with video, animals, music and narration.
Safari Jeff is currently Canada’s most booked attraction in this genre of live entertainment/education and has successfully toured Canada annually for 25 years. Safari Jeff is in front of (phone number hidden) people a day from malls, fairs, festivals, theme parks, private parties, corporate events and science centres. A media darling, Jeff has been invited to appear on countless national and local print, television and radio shows during his extensive touring that sees him in over 200 shows a year from coast to coast. Jeff has been invited as celebrity guest speaker at the counties largest animal and reptile conventions.
He began his lifelong ambition at the mere age of 13, with his first show for a local library in Kanata Ontario, his hometown.
The world-renowned herpetologist, Dr. Francis Cook of Ottawa’s Museum of Natural Sciences, mentored Jeff’s love for reptiles and amphibians. Jeff acted as Director of Education at a CAZA accredited facility, and as an in-field researcher in Central America where he visits once a year through the winter. These visits also offer him further insight and updated video footage to bring back home and to share his new experiences with his audiences, through his exciting and interactive show.
Safari Jeff has published a series of popular children’s adventure books, which include incredible artwork. These colorful and educational books have been sold across the country and into the US. Jeff is an avid nature videographer and has captured a plethora of footage from his annual visits to South America and has utilized his film by incorporating clips in his live show as well as producing his own popular Nature DVD.
Jeff has been on numerous media outlets from throughout the country appearing numerous times on: YTV, Canada AM, City TV, CTV, Shaw, Global, Live Eye, The Pet Guys, Biography Channel, Good Morning Canada, most local Breakfast Shows, Maclean’s Magazine, Magazine Not for Adults, Zamoof Magazine and others.
“Tilley Endurables” continues to sponsor Safari Jeff and is currently working together as well he is about to sign (in early 2016 with a massive national sponsor).
You can find Jeff at a variety of fundraising events offering as much as he can to lend support to the organization offering free live shows for many who seek him in person, bringing smiles to those of all ages.
Safari Jeff’s live show would be the ideal program for every theme park, mall, theatre, campus, fair, festival, zoo, science center as he would provide a huge entertainment value to a vast demographic of visitors.
“The fate of most of these amazing creatures lies in our hands and the secret lies in education” Safari Jeff.
Additional Booking Notes
Safari Jeff carries all his own equipment he does not need anything. Custom caters to your needs from small - large events.
This event can be custom catered to your needs example: His regular larger events consist of him and his multi media displays on an exploration with live reptiles and videos of his team talking to him from a rainforest. This event lasts just under 30min then he brings out each creature one at a time for a closer encounter to the audience walking through the crowd. That can last another 30-45 min. Upon completion crowds tend to stick around asking questions about his adventures, asking for autographs and selfies etc.
Influences & Inspiration
Safari Jeff has had many influences in his early ventures into zoology as stated in his bio.
If this is a private small event whatever footprint you offer him to perform in he will do so. As for larger events of over 100 people in order for them to see him better we will need a stage (size depends on space allocated and size of crowd).
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