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San Diego Zoo

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2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-231-0249
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US$ 98.00*
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Founded in 1916, the Zoo has been an icon in San Diego for nearly 100 years—and an absolute must-see in Southern California. Spend the day monkeying around in our tropical oasis as you visit beautiful habitats that are home to gorillas, eagles, tigers, sun bears, Asian leopards, rare reptiles, a palette of colorful birds, and more. Visit the Australian Outback to delight in our colony of 24 koalas, and travel along Panda Trek to experience giant pandas and other animals that share their bamboo forest habitat. Go back in time through Elephant Odyssey to discover what animals used to roam Southern California and see what the elephants are up to. Enjoy a guided tour on a double-decker bus or the scenic view from the Skyfari aerial tram, and dine in the peaceful surroundings of Albert's Restaurant. Discover the wonders of wildlife with animal encounters, interactive experiences, and keeper chats. A leader in animal care and conservation, the San Diego Zoo is at the heart of the San Diego experience.
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  • Average6%
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2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-231-0249
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely loved our day at the zoo! Beautiful setting with lots of trees. We walked the entire visit and there are a few steep hills but there is a bus tour option

Thank Beckyh1968
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been to the Safari Zoo, but been here since 1960. What a difference. Our two year old grandson loved it. Lots of walking, got to see many animals even in pens, and several shows plus great petting zoo area. Food highly excessive priced, but...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Happy place, happy animals, friendly staff, and you get the idea. Beautiful rock formations, vegetation, waterfalls, etc. Large enclosures for animals. Many species, something for everyone. Even the Mexican food at the cantina is good. Price may seem high for things, but the money goes...More

Thank wanderingconstance11
Reviewed 2 days ago

Last visit was more than 20 years ago; besides hop on and off buses, there is now a nice 30 minute, narrated tour by double-decker bus that is worth taking right away, especially if still cloudy which leads to more of the cats being active...More

Thank Nino L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good visit, the price seemed good value with the skyride and other bits for the price. The zoo is very large, definitely a full day out. It has all the animals you would expect and it's good to see them, they seem well looked after...More

Thank glo s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one big zoo. Disappointed that they did not offer reciprocal membership benefits and $52 for a basic ticket seems pricey but... lots to see and so spread out out never really seemed crowded. included with your admission is a sky ride and 2...More

Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lot of rave reviews about this zoo. I was a bit disappointed in it. It really is just a zoo. Its very expensive. It is nice, good animals, good exhibits, but i. The end it is just a zoo. Wish the tickets were about...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It has been over 20 years since I have been to this zoo, and it is still one of the best in the world. They have free parking and is accessible by bus. It is a full day, so go early to get it all...More

Thank LAK
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I recently went to the "world famous" San Diego Zoo. We arrived later in the afternoon, hoping to avoid large crowds and small children and were also told that the evening festivities were great. We were forced to pay full price, despite...More

Thank karen g
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was here last week with my partner and daughter , she wanted me to take her to the zoo on our trip over from Ireland , she ranted and raved about it, it was $52 in each and you got free rides on buses and...More

Thank poshclare
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13 September 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry, but I do not know. Contact the zoo and they should be able to tell you.
6 September 2017|
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Response from fas5150 | Reviewed this property |
I believe in your case the Zoo safari would probably be the best choice.
Rachel R
26 August 2017|
Response from Jesse M | Reviewed this property |
Your photos should have come available already. If they still have not I would contact their customer service number on their site.

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