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Wildlife Explorers Basecamp

Opening March 11th 2022

Welcome to four acres of wildlife adventure, all with one amazing goal: to encourage young Wildlife Explorers to learn about nature, actively play, encounter new species, and develop an empathy for wildlife. At Basecamp you can interact, climb, scramble, and jump in innovative nature play areas. Visit habitats from around the world from the desert dunes and old forest to the marsh meadows and lush rainforest. Learn by doing. And through a variety of one-of-a-kind experiences with animals, you’ll connect like never before to the natural world, and understand the importance of conserving wildlife. A world of explorative play and adventure awaits Wildlife Explorers of every age and size.

Feel what it’s like to be wild at Wildlife Explorers Basecamp.

Only at the San Diego Zoo.

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-231-1515

Date & Time

Mar 11, 2022 - ongoing

Price

Free with admission

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Valley Center Western Days Festival & Parade

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Antarctica

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Explore Antarctica's extreme wilderness in this exciting documentary, now playing at the Fleet Science Center. Showtimes are available online so you can plan your visit. Learn more at www.fleetscience.org/shows/antarctica.

 

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The Specters & Sinners San Diego

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Explore the San Diego Bay!

Oct 4, 2021 - ongoing
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Valley Center Western Days Festival & Parade

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Antarctica

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The Specters & Sinners San Diego

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