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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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A Super Star Zoo

All the wonderful things you've ever heard about this zoo are true. This is such a wonderful place and always evolving. No better way to spend a day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Chula Vista, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

All the wonderful things you've ever heard about this zoo are true. This is such a wonderful place and always evolving. No better way to spend a day.

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New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I was a little shocked by the sticker price at first but this place is well worth it. Grab the $5 off flyers at your hotel and get there early - the animals are most active in the morning and toward the evening. Also, go to the Panda exhibit early - lines will form once all the Asian tourists arrive.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Always a delight. We saw pretty much every single exhibit and I was so happy to see the zoo investing so much in engaging and fun enclosures for the animals. Great property, great time had by all 3 of us.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

If you're going to make a trip to the San Diego Zoo, make sure you've cleared your whole calendar and wore your best pair of walking shoes! Try and get there as soon as the park opens and hop on the complete bus tour of the zoo (included in the price of a 1-day pass) - the animals are the... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I've heard about the San Diego Zoo for such a long time and was extremely excited to finally go. It did not disappoint! There were so many animals I had never seen and both of the species of hippos were so cute! Especially the baby hippo! There were tons of baby animals out, which was really neat! There was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Lots to see at this zoo, we took a small guided tour with a very knowledgeable guide and got great insight to the back workings of the zoo. Plan to spend a day, go during the week. We went on a Monday in the summer and it was still crowded.

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Sanborn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

One of the most exciting zoos I've ever visited. From the gate to the far reaches of the zoo it is a wonder of animals and habitats. My favorite by far was seeing the Okapi. An animal I have never set eyes on even in books. So exciting to describe to young children when I returned.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful zoo! I took the bus tour and the lady informed us that they are a non- profit zoo and all the proceeds that they receive (from customers buying things at the gift shop) go directly to the animals! This zoo is HUGE you will definitely need good walking shoes because you will be walking all day! The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We didn't arrive until around 10, but stayed until closing (with a brief break back to the RV for lunch) we took all the included rides etc and the recommendation that you jump on the bus was great - you get your bearings. Loved the Panda! Would go again - although the family price is quite high for a day... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Has to be one of the best zoos in the world, giant Park with amazing animals, the pandas alone makes it worth it

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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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