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San Diego Zoo

#2 of 430 things to do in San Diego Features Animals
2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-231-0249
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San Diego Zoo
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San Diego Zoo and Safari Park Combo Tour
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$98.00*
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2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
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Reviewed April 5, 2016

We started our day bright and early and began with the bus tour that is included with the ticket. The morning tour was great as all of the animals were out to play and it was a perfect way for all three of my kids...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful zoo. Relaxing stroll through all exhibits. Some hills that are strenuous if you have issues walking. Bus tour is worth the ride. It drops you at 4 designated points and you can ride as many times as you like. The panda exhibit was packed...More

Thank BudNLily
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Still the best zoo I've visited in the world. We particularly loved the flamingos (so many! so entertaining!) and the primates.

Thank Louise C
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Great for UK visitors to see animals not always seen on home turf. Lovely to see Panda's and Polar bears here in San Diego Zoo. If you can bear the queuing go on the road the zoo tourist bus (top deck only) and also the...More

Thank Sophie2009London
Reviewed April 4, 2016

The zoo is always great. Prices at the restaurants can add up quickly. I was unaware that you could bring in snacks. Next time I'll add a few items to my backpack to get me through until dinner outside the zoo.

Thank SirJess
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

The experiences that myself and the kids had at the Zoo was amazing. We enjoyed watching the animals and the food was even great.

Thank manikkig
Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I couldn't help but think this was too busy, too expensive and just not that great. I guess we're spoilt with our zoos in Australia.

Thank Juiced_Pixels
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Okay they have Pandas. Yes, they are nearly impossible to breed. They also have a long line to get to see them. They also have California Condors. They are not listed anywhere. They are located near the Giraffes, just where you might expect California Condors....More

Thank srose5
Reviewed April 4, 2016

You haven't been to the zoo until you've been to the San Diego Zoo. Holy magoly....I don't think I've enjoyed any zoo as much as this one. You'll definitely get a good workout in with the ascending / descending trails to walk (I think my...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Great zoo and so big. Take all day and enjoy every section. We took the free tour bus ride and got to hear more about the animals. Would definitely suggest you take it.

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Nicola W
What is the most direct route to get to the panda exhibition from the main entrance?
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Dana S
is it possible to do the safari park and zoo all in one day
April 30, 2017|
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Response from judie g | Reviewed this property |
They are not near each other. We did not go to safari park but you could spend the whole day at the zoo!
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What is the entrance fee?
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Debra W | Reviewed this property |
Evelyn is correct, but they do offer a AAA discount.
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