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San Diego Zoo
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Founded in 1916, the Zoo has been an icon in San Diego for nearly 100 years—and an absolute must-see in Southern California. Spend the day monkeying around in our tropical oasis as you visit beautiful habitats that are home to gorillas, eagles...more
2929 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-231-0249
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fun day at the Zoo it is an enormous place so wear some comfortable shoes we took the bus tour which enabled us to see the whole park in like 45 minutes with a guided tour.They are doing some great work at the...More

Thank 11naomi
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had a great time at the San Diego Zoo. We spent the entire day there and got to see everything. What sets it apart from the other zoos we have been to is the large exhibits. The animals seemed to be...More

Thank AustinandBeth
Reviewed yesterday

There are so much to see. We spent 6 hours there and still did not see everything. The 4-D is a lot of fun.

Thank dpearson56
Reviewed yesterday

You can't come to San Diego and not visit the zoo. There's so much here! If you're spending a week or more in the area, consider getting a membership, so you can come and go as you please. Animals are typically more active early and...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Primary reason for visiting the zoo was to see the Pandas!! Absolutely adorable!! There was a line to see them but it moved very quickly and we saw 2 of the Pandas. We also saw the Silverback, koalas, Giraffe and many more ... we did...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

This zoo is absolutely beautiful and lives up to its reputation as one of the best zoos in the world. I felt that the enclosures were all quite spacious and well kept. The property is huge and there are many forms of transportation to help...More

Thank MSL-Reno
Reviewed 2 days ago

The San Diego Zoo is made up of very interesting animals, habitats and a diverse collection of plant species. It is not your average 'day at the zoo' - you will get great exercise walking the interesting trails. In the morning, take the bus tour...More

Thank Pellaz-CA
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although this zoo is expensive and does not have shareable entrance access with other zoo memberships, it was totally worth it. The zoo is built in a natural canyon and they kept the topography just as it was when building. They did put in an...More

Thank Luray G
Reviewed 2 days ago

San Diego Zoo is the best zoo period. Many new attractions and exhibits. You and your family will remember it for a lifetime. Take the tour bus and get a narrated ride around the park with signs to help you get back to have an...More

1  Thank leonh238
Reviewed 2 days ago

Allow a whole day for your visit. The grounds are immaculate the animals amazing. Fantastic visit and rightly deserves its repution as one of the best zoos in the world.

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Response from Honky_Richard | Reviewed this property |
Not sure anything in SD is affordable, especially not on the beach. Try Tijuana?
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Elizabeethan | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jess ... I'm not 100% certain there are pay phones, however the Zoo offices are right at the entrance, and I'm sure someone there can guide you. Have fun at the Zoo! Its wonderful.
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4 September 2018|
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Response from Nicole C | Reviewed this property |
It will definitely take you 1 full day, so I recommend getting there for opening!