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An urban paradise for all ages, the San Diego Zoo is a must-see in Southern California. Winding paths through the tropical oasis of a botanical garden bring you to more than 4,000 rare and fascinating animals, including koalas, Galápagos tortoises, leopards, roaming peacocks, and more. Explore Africa Rocks to discover penguins, baboons, the mysterious fossa, weaver birds, and others unique creatures. The festive, lively atmosphere makes the San Diego Zoo a great place for family fun and gathering friends. Discover the wonders of wildlife with animal encounters, interactive experiences, and exciting animal presentations and shows. A leader in animal care and conservation, the San Diego Zoo is at the heart of the San Diego experience. Hope to see you soon!
San Diego Zoo Named Best Zoo in the World in TripAdvisor's 2015 Traveler's Choice Awards
Part of San Diego Since 1916
Located adjacent to downtown San Diego in Balboa Park, the Zoo is 100 acres in size and is home to more than 4,000 animals representing more than 800 species from around the world. We suggest taking the Guided Bus Tour upon your arrival to acquaint yourself with the various areas where you would like to spend additional time. The Zoo is a unique walking experience that exhibits animals in the most natural way possible, adding shows and animal presentations throughout the day for additional enjoyment. To make your visit even more exciting, book one of our special tours like Animals in Action, Inside Look, or Discovery Tour. Meet our animal ambassadors up close, learn about our conservation work and see what goes on behind the scenes. The San Diego Zoo also offers a variety of education programs, spring and summer camps for kids, sleepovers, and catered events for family or business gatherings. (all tours subject to availability)
San Diego Zoo Global welcomes your comments, suggestions, and questions. You can contact us using the online link http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/content/contact-us
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
Toll-Free: (800) 407-9534
Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Please check our website for current hours.
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