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  • Join the San Diego Zoo in celebrating its 100th anniversary! Save $7.00 on a 1-Day Pass!

    San Diego Zoo

    San Diego , CA

    Check out San Diego's Best Value - The 3-for-1 Pass includes Zoo, Safari Park & SeaWorld entry for 7 days!
    Best Value San Diego Zoo, Best Value Safari Park, and SeaWorld San Diego for unlimited entry for 7 days from first use.

    An urban paradise for all ages, the San Diego Zoo is a must-see in Southern California, with more than 4,000 rare and fascinating animals. See giant pandas, Komodo dragons, gorillas, tigers, flamingos, polar bears, and many more. Visit our 25 koalas in the brand-new Australian Outback!

    Parking at the Zoo is Free.

    Hours

    Click Here to view 2016 Operating Hours.

    Tickets

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    1-Day Pass

    Ticket info /hours

    1-Day Pass includes unlimited use of the Guided Bus tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, Skyfari Aerial tram, all shows and exhibits
    Parking to the San Diego Zoo is Free

    Excludes Special Ticketed Events/Attractions.

    Hours

    Click Here to view 2016 Operating Hours.

    Terms & Conditions for 1-Day Pass

    No refunds or exchanges.

    Print @ Home tickets must be presented at turnstiles for admission. Ticket and hand stamp required for re-entry.

    This ticket is a revocable license. Ticket holder ("Visitor") voluntarily assumes all risk and danger for personal injury or property damage incidental to visiting the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo Safari Park (collectively "Parks"). Visitor agrees not to commercially use any photography or recordings in any form taken at the parks, and Visitor grants permission to the Parks and their agents to utilize Visitor's image and/or sound recordings for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.
    Not for unauthorized resale or promotional use.

    Learn how you can help bring species back from the brink of extinction at www.sandiegozooglobal.org.

    Hours vary seasonally. Open 365 days a year.

    Save $7.00 per Adult
    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 12+) 50.00 43.00
    Child (ages 3-11) 40.00 34.00
    Print & Go Straight to the Gate!

    2-Day Visit Pass | Save $8.00

    Ticket info /hours

    Includes one visit to the San Diego Zoo and one visit to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
    or
    Two visits to the San Diego Zoo
    or
    Two visits to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

    The San Diego Zoo is centrally located, adjacent to downtown San Diego, in Balboa Park. The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is located approximately 30 miles northeast of the Zoo in the city of Escondido, 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027.

    Parking at the Zoo is Free. Parking at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is not included in the price of the ticket.

    Hours

    Click Here to view 2016 Operating Hours.

    Terms & Conditions for 2-Day Visit Pass | Save $8.00

    No refunds or exchanges.

    Print @ Home tickets must be presented at turnstiles for admission. Ticket and hand stamp required for re-entry.

    This ticket is a revocable license. Ticket holder ("Visitor") voluntarily assumes all risk and danger for personal injury or property damage incidental to visiting the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo Safari Park (collectively "Parks"). Visitor agrees not to commercially use any photography or recordings in any form taken at the parks, and Visitor grants permission to the Parks and their agents to utilize Visitor's image and/or sound recordings for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.
    Not for unauthorized resale or promotional use.

    Learn how you can help bring species back from the brink of extinction at www.sandiegozooglobal.org.

    Hours vary seasonally. Open 365 days a year.

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 12+) 90.00 82.00
    Child (ages 3-11) 70.00 66.00

    Animals in Action

    Ticket info /hours

    At "Animals in Action," that's exactly what you'll see! Ever wonder how exotic cats can navigate a tree branch while maintaining perfect balance, or how a cheetah and a dog can get along? Join us to see how our world-famous trainers encourage natural animal behaviors at the San Diego Zoo. Learn how these behaviors can also help with daily animal care routines-and hear amazing inside stories about each animal you meet. Someone from the audience might even be invited to join in a training session!
    Go behind the scenes for a close-up view of some of our animal ambassadors, and get an opportunity to feed flamingos (no guarantees). Reserve today for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see trainers and animals in action. You may even take away a few tips on how to train your own pet!
    This fun and interactive experience will show you how the San Diego Zoo cares for its animals and ensures their welfare, and what we are doing to help protect and save species-here and around the world-as we lead the fight to end extinction.

    Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes (closed toe are recommended) and dress appropriately for the weather. This program takes place outdoors and includes a short walk to a behind-the-scenes area.
    This program may be canceled in the event of inclement weather, including rain.
    Children under age 15 must be accompanied by an adult age 18+
    Our animal experiences are subject to change, based on the animals' health and safety needs. Tour times: 11:00am. select days
    Check in at the Gate in Urban Jungle.
    Tour price does not include admission to the San Diego Zoo. You must purchase an admission ticket for Zoo entrance.

    Hours

    Click Here to view 2016 Operating Hours.

    Terms & Conditions for Animals in Action

    Ages 5 and older; ages 5-15 must be accompanied by a paid adult. This popular attraction sells out quickly and your requested date and time is not guaranteed until you receive a confirmation email within 3 business days. All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets.

    This ticket is a revocable license. The holder of this ticket ("Visitor") voluntarily assumes all risk and danger incidental to visiting the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park (collectively "Parks"). Further, visitor agrees not to commercially use any photography or reproduction in any form taken during any visits to the Parks, and Visitor grants permission to the Parks and their agents to utilize Visitor's image, likeness and/or sound recordings for the purpose whatsoever in perpetuity. Not for unauthorized resale or promotional use.

    Instructions for fulfillment Animals in Action

    This is not your confirmation. Since dates and times of the tours are limited, your requested date and time is not guaranteed until you receive a confirmed email within 3 business days of making your reservation.
    Upon your arrival at the Zoo and before entering the turnstiles, stop at the Tour Booking Station and pick up your Animals in Action lanyard, which will provide priority loading for the bus tour and priority seating at the Wegeforth Bowl and Hunte Amphitheater animal shows. Check in a minimum of 15 minutes prior to program time at the Gate in Urban Jungle.

    Gate price Your price Qty
    Adult (must be 8+ years of age) 105.00 105.00

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