The San Diego Zoo has 100 acres and is home to over 4,000 animals. Visitors can see the zoo by walking the pathways or taking a guided but tour. Some visitors like to take the 35 minute bus tour to get an overview of the zoo and then decide which areas they would like to go back to explore further. The San Diego Zoo also offers shows and animal presentations.
The San Diego Zoo Wild Animal Park has 1,800 acres and over 3,000 animals. The park offers many herd-style animals from the African and Asian plains and savannas. The animals are grouped with others they would normally roam with in the wild.
San Diego Zoo Details
One-day tickets are $37 for adults and $27 for children. Multi-day and multi-park tickets are available that include one day at the Zoo and one day at the Wild Animal Park or two days at one of the parks.
The San Diego Zoo is open Open 365 days a year. Summer hours: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Fall hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Winter hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Founder's day hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Picnic areas are located outside the California Zoo’s main entrances and near the Wild Animal Park’s entry plaza.
Pets are not permitted in the zoo.
October 1 - 3, 2012. Kids are invited to explore 35 San Diego museums including the Birch Aquarium for FREE (with coupon). Children ages 17 and under receive free admission with a paid adult (limit 2 kids per paid adult) by presenting the Kids Free coupon at the ticket booth. Free ticket coupon is available on the zoo's website.
Other discount ticket choices are:San Diego 3 for 1 pass which includes the Zoo, Wild Animal Park and SeaWorld with unlimited entry for 5 days from first use.
Southern California City-Pass that includes the San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, SeaWorld, Disneyland and Universal Studios. All attractions must be visited within 14 days of first use.
Hotel & zoo package deals are available at hotels such as Ramada, Embassy and Comfort Inn and offer discounts for the San Diego Zoo tickets.
The San Diego Zoo is located in California. The zoo also has a park called Wild Animal Park that houses herd-type animals. A multi-ticket can be bought to see both the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park.
The San Diego Zoo is made up of two different areas, the Zoo and the Wild animal Park. The San Diego Zoo is located at the address above adjacent to Balboa Park. The Wild Animal Park is located at 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, California, which is about 35 miles northeast of the San Diego Zoo.
How to Find San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park Coupons & Discounts?
Groups of 15 or more can save money by getting discount tickets to the zoo. Phone: 800-407-9534
U.S. and foreign military are given a complimentary one-day pass at the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park when a valid, active ID is shown.
A discount is offered with the 2 day passes.
If you have a membership to another zoo, you may qualify for a discounted or FREE zoo ticket.