San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket

310 Reviews | San Diego, USA

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1 to 4 hours (Approx.)
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Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
A note about this tour
By visiting the San Diego Zoo, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. For COVID-19 related information, please visit our website.


The San Diego Zoo is a 100-acre wildlife park and home to over 12,000 rare and endangered animals, representing more than 650 species and subspecies. Located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park, the Zoo is also an accredited botanical garden, caring for more than 700,000 individual plants, including a prominent curated assemblage of close to 13,000 specimens, representing 3,100 species.

The expansive new 3.2-acre Wildlife Explorers Basecamp is designed to appeal to all ages and foster empathy for wildlife by exploring nature. Wildlife Explorers Basecamp, built on the site of the historic Children’s Zoo, features fresh and innovative elements, including eight buildings and habitats dispersed throughout four different habitat zones: Rainforest, Wild Woods, Marsh Meadows and Desert Dunes.

Tickets must be purchased at least one day prior to visit.



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Average 4.58 out of 5 stars based on 310 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
93dixieh, Jan 2022 Verified
How can you not have a great time watching the beautiful animals? We have annual passes so we can spend a couple hours at the zoo whenever we want. It really is the best way to put a smile in your face. Today we had a great time watching the flamingos and the meerkats.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
janicepk, Jan 2022 Verified
Fantastic zoo !! We went mid-afternoon and most every animal was out and walking around. Only downside is the map, which at times was difficult to follow for particular exhibits.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
Megan_D, Jan 2022 Verified
I had an amazing time at the zoo yesterday! The bus tour was great to get a lay of the land before starting on foot. They also had great transportation to hop on if you got tired or in my case a little turned around.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
Jane-JNJN, Jan 2022 Verified
We loved watching the animals enjoy the beautiful day. The elephants were stretching up to eat hay, and we saw a camel gnawing on a tree. The lions were basking in the sun, and a large gorilla did a twirl in front of us.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
T9496BBcameronm, Jan 2022 Verified
Absolutely surprised, had more fun than I thought I would have had. Animals all look nice band healthy. Really fun trip .
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
DawnK53021, Jan 2022 Verified
Highly recommend the inside look tour. Sarah, our guide, was terrific! We got to go behind the scenes and learned a lot about the zoo and the animals.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
747colleenp, Jan 2022 Verified
We always have the best time! The activities are wonderful & fun. There are many animals to see! I highly recommend the zoo.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
Mills444, Jan 2022 Verified
Great experience at the zoo. Took the cart tour and the double decker bus tour both were fantastic and the cart well worth the money! Not to have to walk was a real life saver for me, to get to see everything with little walking was perfect. Also did the sky tram which was fun and the 4D movie was also entertaining.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
junojunos, Dec 2021 Verified
Even though it was raining, it was an excellent trip. Staff were friendly and helpfull. Felines were very active. You can bring snacks, backpacks, etc. Skyfari Aerial Tram really helps to avoid to much walking uphill. San Diego Zoo is an all time favorite destination.
San Diego Zoo 1-Day Pass Ticket
streulik, Dec 2021 Verified
We loved that there was a shuttle and took it first to get the layout of the zoo. The driver gave great information to make our trip to the zoo very successful. We got there early and saw when many animals where being fed. So many animals and the landscape, flowers and plants where also just as wonderful to see. I see now why this is a world renowned zoo. Thank you!

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