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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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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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2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-231-0249
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Reviewed yesterday

If you visit San Diego then you need to visit the Zoo, one of the best I have ever been to. Unfortunately if you want to see the Giant Pandas they only come out when they are fed so find out the times.

Thank 36Debbie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My first thought upon entering the zoo was that it looked so well done it almost seemed like an amusement park. We went on a weekday that was overcast in the morning. We took the bus tour first thing and saw more animals than I...More

Thank Tori V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here 2 years ago and alot has changed but there is still plenty of construction going on. Wanted to see the Koalas but was again thwarted by the fact they were all sleeping with their faces covered all I was able to see was...More

Thank GeordieLad2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

The zoo is way too big. Don't be fooled by the map and think you find a shortcut to the place. Most likely that shortcut only exists in the map , not the real zoo. And the design of the zoo is quite poor too....More

Thank mmmaaa7890
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Girlfriend and I visited for a couple days last week. Lots of exhibits and areas to walk. Food was decent and fairly priced. Very clean and well kept. It was nice to get as close to the animals as we did. It's a must do...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've heard about this zoo as the best. It was very good. We took the bus tour and had the best guide. Very informative and entertaining. Grandson of the snake guy.

Thank Dmaultsby25
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed my quick visit to the San Diego zoo. They've maximized the zoo location with trails that wrap over and under each other on hillsides, really upping the interest of the site itself. Perhaps what struck me most was the obvious health of the animals...More

Thank ADM_TX
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The San Diego Zoo is a wonderful place for everyone. If you have small children, there are many exhibits geared to their learning experience. For older children there are engaging educational experiences as well. Adults will be amused all day long. I recommend that you...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the zoo with our 3 and 5 year old, and the loved it. We took the bus tour first, which worked out well. It was only 35 minutes and gave a great overview of the park. We never would have been able to...More

Thank Renee24
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place to visit whilst in SD; we went on a Sunday in mid August and whilst it was busy there were not really any queues. Animals looked well looked after with clean enclosures. The zoo is on a hill that makes walking around...More

Thank RichardN28
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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.