Explore the vast animal kingdom at the San Diego Zoo, home to over 3,700 animals representing over 650 species and subspecies and 700,000 exotic plants. Located in lush Balboa Park, you can experience the zoo on foot, on a guided bus tour, aboard the Balboa Park miniature train, or by aerial tram. Choose your own animal adventure in the nine Animal Zones where you can see your favorite critters including pandas, lions, monkeys, elephants and koalas. You will even discover exotic animals you never knew existed.
Prices -1-Day Pass: Adults (12+) - $44. Children (3-11) - $34. 2-Visit Pass: Adults (12+) - $79. Children (3-11) - $61.
Hours -Open every day of the year. Hours vary from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. or 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. depending on the season.
Events -Live shows, 4-D theater, Albert's Sunday Brunch, Nighttime Zoo (seasonal)
- Petting zoo
- World-class botanical garden
- Live shows
- 4-D theater
Before you go