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San Diego Zoo

by San Diego Zoo Duration 8h Features animals Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $54

Immerse yourself in the animal kingdom at the 100-acre (40-ha) San Diego Zoo, home to more than 4,000 animals across 800 rare and exotic species. Spend quality time with giant pandas, New Zealand kiwis, endangered sun bears, and Galápagos tortoises—the zoo’s oldest residents.

At the Polar Bear Plunge, get an up-close underwater view of these iconic Arctic bears as they swim and play. Visit Gorilla Tropics, one of the zoo’s bioclimatic zones, where the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest closely mimic the African lowland gorilla’s natural habitat.

The Children’s Zoo includes a nursery with baby animals and a popular petting area where sheep and goats await their next cuddle. In Australian Outback, see cuddly koalas, laughing kookaburras and fierce Tasmanian devils. Don't skip the new Africa Rocks, home to penguins, baboons, leopards, and the mysterious fossa.

If your feet need a rest, board one of the open-air double-decker buses for a 35-minute narrated tour around many of the zoo's best exhibits, take the Express Bus and hop on and off at 5 different stops, or snag a bird’s-eye view of the entire grounds with a high-flying ride on the Skyfari® Aerial Tram.

Discover the wonders of wildlife with animal encounters, interactive experiences, and exciting animal presentations and shows. A leader in animal care and conservation, the San Diego Zoo is at the heart of the San Diego experience. Hope to see you soon

Immerse yourself in the animal kingdom at the 100-acre (40-ha) San Diego Zoo, home to more than 4,000 animals across 800 rare and exotic species. Spend quality time with giant pandas, New Zealand kiwis, endangered sun bears, and Galápagos tortoises—the zoo’s oldest residents.

At the Polar Bear Plunge, get an up-close underwater view of these iconic Arctic bears as they swim and play. Visit Gorilla Tropics, one of the zoo’s bioclimatic zones, where the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest closely mimic the African lowland gorilla’s natural habitat.

The Children’s Zoo includes a nursery with baby animals and a popular petting area where sheep and goats await their next cuddle. In Australian Outback, see cuddly koalas, laughing kookaburras and fierce Tasmanian devils. Don't skip the new Africa Rocks, home to penguins, baboons, leopards, and the mysterious fossa.

If your feet need a rest, board one of the open-air double-decker buses for a 35-minute narrated tour around many of the zoo's best exhibits, take the Express Bus and hop on and off at 5 different stops, or snag a bird’s-eye view of the entire grounds with a high-flying ride on the Skyfari® Aerial Tram.

Discover the wonders of wildlife with animal encounters, interactive experiences, and exciting animal presentations and shows. A leader in animal care and conservation, the San Diego Zoo is at the heart of the San Diego experience. Hope to see you soon

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1-Day Pass

Duration 8h No booking or credit card fees

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per adult
$54

Total price is $54, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

2-Visit Pass

Duration 8h No booking or credit card fees

Valid for 1 visit to the San Diego Zoo and 1 visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park or 2 visits to one of the parks. Both visits must take place within 1 year of purchase.

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per adult
$86.40

Total price is $86.40, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

San Diego Zoo

Activity Location

San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive

San Diego 92112

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • San Diego Zoo

    2920 Zoo Drive

    San Diego 92112


Highlights

  • Views of rare giant pandas & endangered sun bears

  • Narrated open-air bus tour to help you cruise around the zoo

  • See the endangered African Penguins at the new Africa Rocks

  • Up-close look at polar bears in an icy underwater exhibit

  • Gorillas in lush tropical rainforest habitat with waterfalls


Inclusions

  • Admission to the San Diego Zoo

  • Guided bus tour

  • Kangaroo Express Bus

  • Skyfari® Aerial Tram


Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • The guided bus tour lasts approximately 35 minutes and operates from 9:30 AM–4 PM (hours vary seasonally). A Spanish language tour operates at noon on weekends and daily in October.

  • The Skyfari® Aerial Tram operates from 10 AM–5 PM (hours vary seasonally). Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

  • The hop-on hop-off Kangaroo Bus operates from 10:30 AM–4:30 PM (hours vary seasonally), with buses every 15 minutes.

  • The 2-Visit Pass is valid for 1 visit to the San Diego Zoo and 1 visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park or 2 visits to one of the parks. Both visits must take place within 1 year of purchase.

  • Various animal encounters, shows, and keeper talks take place throughout the day; you should check the schedule when you arrive.

  • Hours of operation vary: please check before you go.


San Diego Zoo ratings based on 127 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.6 out of 5

4/5 Oct 16, 2018

The ability to get about using the free transport especially being a senior. Not like the poor service in Alberts.

Graham L

United States

2/5 Oct 07, 2018

I rate my experience at the zoo as fair due to many of the animals were either not in their habitats or they were asleep and out of view. The best experience i had was watching the gorillas and their interaction with their own.

Jeremy R

United States