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Inside Look Tours at the San Diego Zoo

The Inside Look Tour is a two-hour entertaining and educational adventure offering special behind-the-scenes views and interesting information about how we take care of our animals. It is filled with experiences and stories you can’t get anywhere else. You’ll be part of a small group traveling the Zoo on foot and in a shuttle cart visiting off-exhibit areas. See the Zoo the way everyone wishes they could—from behind the scenes! Which Inside Look will you choose?

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-718-3000

Date & Time

Feb 22, 2019 - ongoing

Price

$89 and up*Per person.Admission is separate

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Jan 19 - Jan 26, 2020

The Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 19 through Sunday, January 26 for a delicious dining experience! With more than 180 participating restaurants offering prix-fixe menu options throughout San Diego County, you’re sure to find the perfect place to satisfy any craving.

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Nat Talk: Native Bees, Up Close and Personal

Nov 18, 2019

Attention is being paid to the honeybee decline, but what about native bees? In this talk, Sam Droege, wildlife biologist at USGS, discusses all about California’s native bees, how we can support them, and shares his stunning macro-photography.
Museum doors open at 5:30 PM. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase at the Flying Squirrel Café before the talk. Join Sam after the talk for a signing of his book, Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World.

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Baja Thanksgiving Tour

Nov 23, 2019

Join us for a special Thanksgiving Baja Mezcal Tour, an opportunity to give back!

During our tour, we'll visit Rancho de los Ninos orphanage, one of the Corazon de Vida https://www.corazondevida.org/ supported orphanages, located in the center of Valle de Guadalupe. We will spend a few hours playing and doing crafts with the kids and helping serve lunch.

After our visit to the orphanage, we will visit a local winery where we will host a mezcal tasting. We'll finish the day with an early dinner at one of Valle's best restaurants and head back to San Diego.

Part of the proceeds from this trip will be a cash donation to the orphanage and we are sponsoring lunch & craft for the kids as well.

Starts the day at 9am from Tahona and back by 9pm.
Make sure to book your seat!

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Perspectives Lectures: Seafloor Drilling

Nov 18, 2019

Dick Norris, Paleontologist

Scientific drillships allow scientists access to some of Earth's most challenging environments, collecting data and samples of sediment, rock, fluids and living organisms from below the seafloor. Join Scripps paleontologist Dick Norris to learn about scientific ocean drilling and the long-running international scientific collaboration that has transformed how we understand our planet. 

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Member/Public: Free/$8

Student & Educators: $5

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San Diego Restaurant Week

Jan 19 - Jan 26, 2020
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Nat Talk: Native Bees, Up Close and Personal

Nov 18, 2019
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Baja Thanksgiving Tour

Nov 23, 2019
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Perspectives Lectures: Seafloor Drilling

Nov 18, 2019
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