San Diego Zoo
Ranked the #1 zoo in the world by TripAdvisor!Brief summary:
Visit over 4,000 rare and endangered animals and over 650 unique species and subspecies from all over the world at one of San Diego’s most popular attractions, the San Diego Zoo – 100 acres of animal-themed exhibits and habitats right in Balboa Park.
You’ll get to get up close to thousands of animals, watch entertaining and educational animal shows, learn about zoo keeping and wildlife conservation efforts, and more at this action-filled park.Animals you’ll see:
The zoo is home to thousands of animals, including giraffes, koalas, polar bears, elephants, gorillas, rhinoceros, Galápagos tortoises, anacondas, Tasmanian devils, crocodiles, and lots more. The zoo features a massive aviary, right in the middle of the park, so you can walk among free-flying birds from California and way beyond.Your San Diego Zoo ticket includes:
- Guided Bus Tour
- Kangaroo Express Bus
- A ride on the Skyfari® aerial tram
- All general admission exhibits and shows
- Takes about 4 hrs
- (619) 231-1515
closing times may vary.
Check the San Diego Zoo site for hours of operation.
Closing times vary based on season.
Skip the main ticket line! Head straight to the turnstiles for park entry. Your San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass ticket includes unlimited use of the Guided Bus Tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, Skyfari aerial tram, and all regularly scheduled shows. ID will be required when using the pass at San Diego Zoo. Last name of purchaser must match name on ID.
Please note: you must enter the park before 5:30PM. Once inside, you can stay until closing.
San Diego Zoo Parking is Free!
Hand stamp and ticket required for re-entry. No refunds or exchanges. Excludes special ticketed events & attractions.