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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 a multi-attraction Southern California CityPass or a 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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SeaWorld San Diego

Feed and interact with white beluga whales at SeaWorld San Diego. 

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San Diego Water Parks

San Diego is a water-loving town and in addition to 70 miles of beautiful coastline, the destination has built a handful of awesome water parks, providing fun alternatives to a beach day.

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Butterfly Jungle

Mar 11 - Apr 23, 2017

During Butterfly Jungle, more than 10,000 beautiful butterflies flit, float, and flutter around you in this spectacular spring fling event at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017

Foodies and craft beer aficionados will love SeaWorld's Craft Beer & Food Festival, featuring craft beer from favorite local breweries, plus international cuisine representing France, Latin America, the Caribbean and more.

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Green Flash Concert Series: JOHNNYSWIM

May 17, 2017

Every summer Birch Aquarium at Scripps transforms its Tide Pool Plaza into an outdoor music venue unlike any other for the Green Flash Concert Series. These lively concerts provide the ultimate Southern California music experience and panoramic ocean views with JOHNNYSWIM - an American folk, soul, blues, and pop music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez.

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Back to Nature

Mar 22 - ongoing

Forget your worries, escape the hustle and bustle of the city, and reconnect with your wild roots. Join us for Back to Nature, an interactive exhibit featuring new animals such as parrots, mice, iguanas, falcons, frogs, and more! Be among the first to walk through our new Native Pollinator Garden, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees while learning about the role of native pollinators in our everyday lives. As we celebrate our 30 year anniversary, we invite you to look back to simpler times on the Sweetwater Refuge and leave your troubles back in the city.

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Butterfly Jungle

Mar 11 - Apr 23, 2017
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SeaWorld's Seven Seas Craft Beer & Food Festival

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
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Green Flash Concert Series: JOHNNYSWIM

May 17, 2017
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Back to Nature

Mar 22 - ongoing
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$13 Whale Watching Cruise Special During Migration (Save $23)

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: Jan 17 - ongoing

Enjoy 2.5 hour whale watching cruises with multiple times daily to choose from. Departing from Newport Beach view gray whales on their migration along with finback whales, minke whales, humpback...

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$16 Blue Whale Watching Cruise Special

Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportsfishing
Valid: May 1 - ongoing

Enjoy the blue whale migration with this special $16 Blue Whale Watching Cruise Special. Blue whale watching cruises are offered mutiple times daly. Also view humpback whales, finback whales, grey...

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SPRING BREAK SPECIAL $29 Sunset Whale Watching

Oceanside Adventures Luxury Cruises
Valid: Mar 17 - Apr 30, 2017

2 Hour Whale Watching Trips Depart Daily. Try our New 2-Hour Spring Break Special Sunset Whale Watching trip 5:00-7:00pm Friday-Monday starting March 10th, 2017 through April 30th, 2017.

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