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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Take a Wildlife Safari at the Safari Park! This exclusive, one-hour tour takes your own private group on a safari excursion in an open-air truck to see a variety of African wildlife in their savanna habitat. Your expert guide will share stories and insights about the animals as you travel through the open savanna, the perfect way to see some of the Park’s best-known residents and newest babies up close!
May 18 - ongoing
Platypus Cam: Presented by Animal Crossing: New Horizons Game
The underwater world of the Safari Park’s platypus pair is as close as your online smartphone or computer. Relax by watching Birra and Eve—the only platypuses living outside Australia—as they swim and frolic in their world-class habitat’s three pools, naturalistic riverbanks, extensive tunnels and nesting areas.
Oct 2 - Nov 1, 2020
Guests looking for Halloween fun this year can head to SeaWorld’s Spooktacular—featuring physically distanced Halloween dance parties, ALL-NEW Cookie Decorating with Cookie Monster and Elmo, fall flavor-inspired menu items and yes, CANDY! Spooktacular kicks off October 2 and continues Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through November 1. In addition to enhancing the park’s already strict health and safety measures, capacity will be significantly limited to create even more open space for guests to enjoy 40 acres of the park’s expansive property.
Tickets for Spooktacular are on sale now with the ultimate treat: SeaWorld is offering one child, aged 3 to 9, FREE admission with one full-paid adult admission through November 1st! Hurry, space is limited.
FREE ENTRANCE - Cabrillo National Monument
Nov 11, 2020
November: Veteran's Day - Fee Free Day in honor of Veteran's Day.
Balboa Park is America’s largest urban cultural park. Experience all it has to offer with a Balboa Park Explorer Pass! You will have access to more than a dozen venues including museums, gardens and more, with big savings over buying admission to individual venues. Add the San Diego Zoo to a Multi-day Pass for the ultimate Balboa Park experience!
The Go San Diego Explorer pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Save up to 60% on admission to 3, 4, 5 or 7 attractions of your choice. Choose from a list of over 50 top attractions and shows, including your choice of San Diego Zoo or San Diego Zoo Safari Park, San Diego Speed Boat Adventures, Go Car Tours, jet ski rentals, snorkeling, kayaking bike rentals, and more. Enjoy the flexibility to choose attractions as you go and take up to 60 days to use your pass.
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San Diego is packed with great things to see and do including these top theme parks and attractions.
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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San Diego Attractions Reopen
Summer excitement continues to rise as San Diego attractions reopen for visitors. Enjoy summer fun at the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Balboa Park's gardens and museums. You can also visit popular aquariums and San Diego’s beautiful bays where rich Naval history and outdoor activities abound.
Day Trip to Disneyland - Hooray!
Tips for a day trip to the Magic Kingdom
Local San Diegans head to the Magic Kingdom for day trips all the time and so can you. Here are a few tricks to successfully navigate a successful day.
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