From exotic animals to thrilling rides, you'll find it in San Diego
The only hard part is choosing what to do first
San Diego is home to many of Southern California’s top attractions, with plenty of options for adventure-seeking, fun-loving explorers. Have a close encounter with an exotic animal. Take a wild ride down a 375-foot water slide. Step aboard a real aircraft carrier. Or even take a day trip to Disneyland, just a short drive north to Anaheim. Plus, you can save time and money with the multi-attraction Go San Diego card. Purchase attractions tickets right here on this site, just click to buy tickets from the list below.
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As the sun goes down, the fun heats up this summer at the San Diego Zoo. From global rhythms and spectacular entertainment to one-of-a-kind moments with your favorite wildlife after dark, join us under the stars for wild and unforgettable experiences—perfect for the whole family.
Red, White and BOOM! + Fireworks
Jul 4, 2023
Red, White & BOOM! rocks LEGOLAND® California Resort on July 4, 2023!
The Specters & Sinners San Diego
Oct 18, 2022 - ongoing
The Adult-Only Specters & Sinners Nightly Walking Ghost Tour will showcase San Diego's former red light district, the Stingaree, and the history that lies within. This tour will also dive deep into some of San Diego's downtown hauntings, while also exploring some of the city's most famous serial killers. Enjoy seeing the Tivoli Bar & Grill, the Lazy Hippo (Quong Building), the Horton Grand Hotel, and the Montijo Building just to name a few.
Ghost City Tours are guaranteed to raise the hairs on the back of your neck as you stroll through the dark & haunted sides of San Diego's rich history.
Fin Whale Season!
Apr 17 - Jun 30, 2023
Join one of our daily, public Adventure Whale Watching San Diego tours, or reserve the entire boat for a custom, private whale watching experience.
This is the season to see Fin Whales! Join us out on the water to see these magnificant creatures that are known as the grayhounds of the ocean!
Other wildlife that you may see are Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, Brydes Whales, Long or Short beak Common Dolphins, Inshore or Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins and Sea Lions!
Ditch the slow, crowded boats and embark on an ocean wildlife safari with front row seats to the action!
Visit San Diego’s top attractions and save up to 43% on combined admission. See your choice of SeaWorld® San Diego, LEGOLAND® California, or both. Plus, get admission to 3 of the following attractions: San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, USS Midway Museum, City Cruises and Old Town Trolley Tours.
Discover 55+ top San Diego attractions and save up to 47% with Go City. Choose a 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7-day All Inclusive Pass and meet the animals at San Diego Zoo, spend the day at SeaWorld®, explore the impressive USS Midway, cruise the bay with Speedboat Adventures, and more!
Visit GoCity.com to choose the pass that's perfect for you.
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Southern California’s best discounts
Whether you are a seasoned traveler or striking out to explore the San Diego area for the first time, discounts on attraction admissions, dining and shopping can help make the trip more enjoyable and the money last longer, especially if you are traveling as a family.
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10 Wild Adventures at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Discover Wide-open Wonder
If you’re looking for the ultimate animal experience, then check out the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. You’ll find tours that take you through beautiful habitats, guides who can introduce you to the animals, and even adrenaline-filled excursions. It’s all about getting acquainted with your wild side. Check out these 10 adventures at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
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