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Address: 2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 16192310249
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: An urban paradise for all ages, the San Diego Zoo is a must-see in...
An urban paradise for all ages, the San Diego Zoo is a must-see in Southern California, with more than 4,000 rare & fascinating animals. See giant pandas, Komodo dragons, gorillas, tigers, flamingos, polar bears, and many more. Plus, visit a colony of 25 koalas along with wombats and Tasmanian devils at the Zoo's newest exhibit, Australian Outback!
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My sons love this zoo!

I've taken my sons for the past three years now and it's better every time . Huge zoo, great lay out - having said that plan a route before getting started cause you will want to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I've taken my sons for the past three years now and it's better every time . Huge zoo, great lay out - having said that plan a route before getting started cause you will want to check out everything. The kangaroo bus helps for getting around with younger kids and if you got a stroller.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

I'm not one for zoos and it is a bit pricey, but we had a lovely time. It's really spread out but you get to enjoy the animals. They look like they are doing great things in the way of conservation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Who doesn't like the San Diego Zoo!? Arrive early in the day or late in the afternoon for easier parking and fewer people. The animal habitats are very natural and appealing. This is a world-class zoo operation.

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Lacey, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The only bad thing is that it is so huge & so many trails, you feel like you're walking in circles! The bus tour is great, too bad it doesn't go around the entire zoo! Very long line to see the Pandas!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

This Zoo Is amazing. We chose to do the safari park tour route. We got to the zo at 9:45 and went directly to the double decker bus ride. We highly recommend this BUT sit on the right side of the bus. Most of the animals are on that side. The zoo is manageable with opportunities to hope on and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

This zoo is absolutely lovely but is laid out in such a way that you have to double back to make sure you see everything. Definitely do the bus tour that is included in your ticket as it covers all the areas you may have missed. Allow at least half a day. Bands play in the afternoons which is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Excellent exhibits, AAA discount, lots of monkeys (my favorite). The bus tour was incredible, the 4D movie was great!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This zoo is awesome!!!! Be prepared to do lots of walking on hilly terrain. Start at the back early by the polar bears and pandas before it gets crowded. We hopped right on the sky tram and went to the back first thing. No crowd at polar bears or Pandas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Only had a few hours but were still able to see many of the animals on our list! Had to wait in line for the pandas but it went fairly fast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

What beautiful weather as we hiked over the many trails at the zoo. Our family enjoyed the many animals especially the pandas and the koalas. A negative aspect of this zoo is that there are no indoor entrance s to get a closer look at some of the animal attractions. The tram was really fun and a time to relax... More 

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Additional Information about San Diego Zoo

Address: 2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 16192310249
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 48 - 48

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