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San Diego Zoo


San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive in Balboa Park, San Diego, 92101, CA

Located in Balboa Park is the world famous San Diego Zoo. As the zoo sits on 100 acres with thousands of animals to meet, beginning your adventure on a comfy 35-minute bus ride overview isn’t a bad idea. On the double-decker tour, you’ll wind through picturesque Tiger River, Panda Canyon, Bear Canyon, Camel Road, Elephant Odyssey and Cat Canyon. You’ll finish the tour at Elephant Mesa where you’ll find three African elephants and two Indian rhinos. The bus uber-guides share loads of humorous yarns about the animals making it easy to plan the rest of your day. Single day zoo tickets are $34 for adults (12+), $24 for kids (3 to 11) and kids 2 and under are free. Bus tour tickets are $12 (Adults 12 +), $7 (kids 3 to 11) and free for kids 2 and under.

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Awesome zoo to visit

by J-from-Marysville

Everytime my wife and I visit San Diego, we also visit the zoo. It's one of the top zoos in the country, at least in our opinion. There are a wide variety of animals, as…
Wonderful day!

by cf327

Loved our day here at the zoo! The bus ride around the zoo was great. It gave us a great overview of the zoo and what we wanted to spend more time seeing. A lot…