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Founded in 1916, the Zoo has been an icon in San Diego for nearly 100 years—and an absolute must-see in Southern California. Spend the day monkeying around in our tropical oasis as you visit beautiful habitats that are home to gorillas, eagles...more
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The zoo was wonderful, the exhibits and habitats were top notch for the animals as well as the visitors. The signs were easy to read, which made navigating the park a breeze. There is a bus tour of the park included with your admission, as...More
Totally awesome. It definitely would take 3-4 hours to see all of the zoo. We are glad we took the one hour bus tour so we know where we want to go later. We took the sky lift and hopped on and off the Kangaroo...More
Amazing zoo and we have been to quite a few across the country and Bejing. The other reviews are right, it takes about 3-4 hours see all the zoo animals. Thank goodness we took the one hour bus tour first so we know where all...More
The zoo has everything from penguins and polar bears to Tasmania Devil and beautiful cheetah. One day pass included the zoo, air tram, guided bus tour. You can literally spend the good part of the day.
What can you say about the Worlds best Zoo. There are so many different animals to see & interact with. It's a great place for kids & adults alike. Has some steep hills to climb so keep that in mind if you have trouble walking.
Just a little disappointed that it wasn’t affiliated to the AZA association of zoos and aquariums but it was really great my daughter like the sky ride so much and the animals make sure you go really earlier the animals weren’t as active when hot...More
We went to the zoo while visiting my son, who is in the Navy and stationed in San Diego. He got in for free because he’s active duty military, which was nice. The park wasn’t too busy, and we really enjoyed the bus tour and...More
The koalas tour is only at 8:30 am - you enter the park early. For the penguins, giraffes or elephants, I imagine later is fine. When we were at the elephants as part of the private experience, no elephants were in the... More
The koalas tour is only at 8:30 am - you enter the park early. For the penguins, giraffes or elephants, I imagine later is fine. When we were at the elephants as part of the private experience, no elephants were in the keeper department so afternoon is probably different for them. Whichever behind-the-scenes tour you take, you have extra experiences added on. Wonderful opportunity. We did not take the bus tour later because we had been shown the lay of the entire park in our wonderful tour.