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Santa Barbara Zoo General Admission

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    What to Expect
    Visit: Santa Barbara Zoo, 500 Ninos Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93103-3798

    Known as “one of the world’s most beautiful zoos,” the Santa Barbara Zoo is located on 30 acres of botanic gardens and is home to nearly 500 individual animals. The giraffes have a view of beach volleyball, due to its location on a hill overlooking popular East Beach, as well as the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands, Santa Ynez Mountains, and city of Santa Barbara. It is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA), representing the highest level of animal care, and participates in AZA endangered species programs for Asian Elephant, Amur Leopard, and Western Lowland Gorilla, among others. California Trails exhibit features endangered or threatened animals from the Golden State, including rare California Condors, Channel Island Foxes, and Desert Tortoises. African species include Lions, Masai Giraffes, Slender-Tailed Meerkats, and Western Lowland Gorillas. Asian Small-Clawed Otters, Giant Anteaters, Golden Lion Tamarins, and both Amur and Snow Leopards are visitor favorites. Bird fans flock to see the zoo’s Humboldt Penguins, Chilean Flamingos, and two walk-through aviaries.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Santa Barbara Zoo
    Departure Time
    8/2/2018 - 9/10/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    8/2/2018 - 9/10/2020Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    • Entry/Admission - Santa Barbara Zoo
    • Parking is $11.00 per visit. Parking lot closes daily at 6:00 p.m.
    • Food and drinks, alcoholic beverages available for purchase.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code: Family friendly, shoes, shirts, pants/short .
    • Children under 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was an awesome experience. I enjoyed the open air feelimg. It is smaller than other zoos but I loved it. Great for families. You can see everything in a couple of hours or so. I highly recomend it.
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    This is a pretty small zoo but it is very nicely organized and very clean. I actually loved the size of it because you're not dreading being there all day long especially with young children and a stroller. Also it's small but there is so much to see, so many cool animals
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    We love to visit zoos whenever we can. We were very happy we found this one. We enjoyed feeding giraffes and the train ride which were both add ons. My only frustration was that we were sold tickets for the giraffe feeding at the ticket office and there was a 1 hour window to
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    We spent a half day at the zoo with two young grandsons -- and were very impressed: by the layout, by the staff, by the collection of animals and birds, and by the various activities that were kid-centered add-ons. Just a delightful experience for those visiting this charming
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    So many memories of coming here in the 70's with my young daughter!!! Here we are in 1978! So peaceful and well-cared for back then.
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    Key Details
    • Santa Barbara Zoo
    • Duration: 1h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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