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“A must see in San Diego” 5 of 5 stars
Review of San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo
2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
619 234 3153
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San Diego Zoo
Ranked #7 of 192 Attractions in San Diego
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Considered one of America's best, this famous zoo is home to some of the rarest animals in the world including giant pandas and koalas. Visitors explore animal habitats organized into 10 bioclimatic zones, from arctic tundra to rainforest.
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“A must see in San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Be sure to allow a full. It is a huge place, and you will want to take your time.

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“Just a zoo”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Friends and family told us we had to go to the zoo; we listened, but found it was just another zoo. The older I get, the sadder the zoo seems! Looked like the polar bear was going crazy, the cougars were stressed, (mountain lions to our US friends) and even though it closed at 5, it still cost our family of five 200.00 to get in! I just may never go to a zoo again!

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“This zoo is a must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We only had an afternoon but could have spent the entire day here. We took the narrated bus which gave us a quick overview of the zoo. Then we started walking to see our favorites. Definitely have good walking shoes. The panda exhibit was our favorite! We lucked out as one of the pandas had come out earlier than normal to eat. We bought the tourist photo package as we were caught up in the excitement of the pandas! it was a fun souvenir. We also enjoyed the gorillas and giraffes. There were several restaurants with a variety of food choices - even beer!

Visited March 2012
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“Big zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We actually went about 10 years ago. It's a big zoo so try to take the skyline ride to get to the far end then walk back. Food is pricey.

Visited May 2011
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“A great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Monkeys were great! Hippos were fantastic. Polar bears were awesome. Pandas were great. The Happy Feet 4-D film was a fantastic advendture! A must! There were a few attractions under construction but this was a fantastic vacation adventure!

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