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San Diego Zoo

797 locals recommend · Estimated price 3 out of 4 ·
About this place
The 100-acre Zoo is home to over 4,000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 800 species and subspecies, and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. It is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park.
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Kr
Kr
February 4, 2013
Love our Zoo and go several times a week when I can. Great for walking and education and the gardens of the Zoo are even more amazing than the animals!
A.C.
A.C.
June 19, 2014
Featured attraction and locale
Aaron
Aaron
January 30, 2014
So amazing, You can watch a Cheetah run at 3:30pm everyday!
Susan
Susan
August 16, 2019
The best zoo ever. Great walking trails and very well planned. The plants alone are worth seeing and the whole place is always changing. If you think you’ve seen it before, you really haven’t seen it. Every time I go there is something new to see that they have added.
Leslie
Leslie
May 9, 2017
Wonderful Zoo, one of the largest zoo's in the country...
Noemi
Noemi
February 17, 2021
If you visit in the month of October children can sometimes go in for free with an adult paid ticket. Check their website to see if they are still offering this major discount. If you are looking to save yourselves a few bucks on food you can pack a lunch and take inside so you don't pay for…
Cathy
Cathy
November 16, 2019
San Diego area is around a 90 mins drive.
Moline
Moline
July 11, 2019
Bring your walking shoes or take the bus ride.
Brenda
Brenda
January 11, 2021
A must see for first time visitors to San Diego. The San Diego Zoo is fun, casual, and one of the better Zoo's in the US to visit.
Belinda
Belinda
January 5, 2018
The San Diego Zoo is a zoo in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, housing over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies
Liz
Liz
October 28, 2019
Love the San Deigo Zoo!
Suzanne
Suzanne
August 25, 2019
World famous and only 15 mini away.
Joanie
Joanie
October 14, 2017
World famous zoo, don't miss the pandas!
Doug
Doug
June 18, 2014
Wild and exotic animals from all over the world.
Lea
Lea
July 16, 2019
Best zoo in the country. Really well thought out, maintained and curated. Unique plants from around the world, representative of the animals’ native foliage. Best info can be had on the bus or behind-the-scenes tours. Worth the extra money. Not a cheap outing, but well worth the money. Wear COMFY…
Dana
Dana
January 24, 2021
The San Diego Zoo is not only one of the best zoos in the country but in the entire world. With a safari park, an arboretum, an aviary and habitats to for its thousands of different animal species, the zoo sprawls across the entire north end of Balboa Park with easy access to and from Downtown.
Travis
Travis
June 11, 2014
Get up close and personal with wild and exotic animals just 20-30 minutes away.
Kingsley
Kingsley
April 12, 2014
This is one of the most authentically developed wild animal parks experienced. Walking through the lush 'heart of Africa'...the sights, the smells of the African indigenous flora, is very convincing!
Karina
Karina
January 13, 2021
Looking for somewhere to take the whole family? This is a place a great place to explore with lush, naturalistic habitats and unique animal encounters.
Suzanne
Suzanne
July 19, 2019
Go for the animals, enjoy the stroll and don’t miss the plants! More species in one place than anywhere in the world! It lives up to its status as a world class zoo!
Geetha
Geetha
February 13, 2021
World famous San Diego Zoo!
Chantelle
Chantelle
October 24, 2019
Beautiful Zoo! Plenty to see and do!

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Location
2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone+1 619-231-1515
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