Sonor Safari SE Drumset Review


This drumset is affordable enough for beginners and is quality enough for professionals!

Last Amazon price update was: September 7, 2023 4:00 am
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We placed the Sonor Safari SE Drumset on our list of best acoustic drums after rating it with a 9.2/10. When purchasing a new kit, this is worthy of considering for best drums and percussion. This kit includes:

  • 16 X 16″ Bass Drum, 10 X 8″ Tom Tom, 14 X 12″ Floor Tom, 14 X 5″ Snare Drum
  • Cross-laminated shells
  • SONOR Tune Safe lugs
  • Compact and portable

Colors/Finishes The Sonor Safari kit comes in a multitude of colors, but the basic colors available are black and red.

This drumset is compatible for all level drummers: beginner drummers, intermediate, and professional drummers.


9.2 Expert Score

Sonor Safari SE

This drumset has a high sound quality that professional drummers use this kit. Its also affordable enough, that it makes sense for beginner drummers.

  • Snare Drum is spectacular
  • Can be tuned to sound great even with the cheap heads it comes with
  • Great for jazz, fusion
  • 14” bass drum and 13” floor tom are similar in tone (can be a pro for some drummers)
  • Requires additional purchases to be complete

Price history for Sonor AQ2 Safari 4-Piece Shell Pack with Snare - Aqua Silver Burst
Latest updates:
  • $789.00 - September 5, 2023
  • $845.60 - July 1, 2023
  • $864.36 - May 30, 2023
  • $905.52 - May 10, 2023
Since: May 10, 2023
  • Highest Price: $905.52 - May 10, 2023
  • Lowest Price: $789.00 - September 5, 2023