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San Diego Zoo

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San Diego Zoo
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    Only on the All-Inclusive Pass

    This attraction is available on the All-Inclusive Pass, but not the Explorer Pass.

What you'll do

Meet over 4,000 rare and endangered animals and over 650 unique species from all over the world.

Visit San Diego Zoo with a Los Angeles or San Diego pass from Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
  • Enjoy live talks, feedings, and demonstrations.
  • Includes guided bus tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, and Skyfari Aerial Tram. Enjoy all the fun with your San Diego Zoo Admission!
  • Your pass also includes dozens of other top attractions, tours and experiences, all for one money-saving price. 

Get up close to koalas as well as gorillas, elephants, crocodiles and many more.

As well as exploring acres of rolling greenery and habitats, you'll get the chance to take a guided bus tour of the entire zoo, hop on the Skyfari® aerial tram and walk among free-flying birds in the huge aviary. Your San Diego Zoo discount ticket also includes free talks, feedings, and animal keeper shows, so check the daily schedule before you visit.

San Diego Zoo highlights

Africa Rocks – San Diego Zoo’s new exhibit, Africa Rocks consists of six new habitats dedicated to African plant and animal life, including African penguins, baboon, lemurs, and more.

Guided Bus Tour – the best way to get a full overview of the zoo when you arrive and see lots of animals in a short amount of time.

Northern Frontier – see animals from the Northern Frontier like caribou, snow-white fox, and polar bears from a platform that provides views both above and below the surface of the water.

Elephant Odyssey – learn how the zoo cares for their massive residents and watch them roam in their large landscapes close to other California-native animals, like large birds, lions, meerkats, and more.

Lost Forest – see animals like tigers, monkeys, gorillas, and more, including the zoo’s famous resident hippos. Take a stroll through the Scripps Aviary and Owens Aviary where you’ll be surrounded by tropical birds soaring overhead and singing.

Discovery Outpost – this fenced-in exhibit lets kids and adults pet some of the animals like woolly sheep and friendly pygmy goats.

San Diego Zoo facts

  • The San Diego Zoo qualifies as an official botanic garden - be sure to take note of its collection of over 700,000 exotic plants
  • There are over 650 unique species from around the world to see

Experience San Diego Zoo and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

Getting in

Head straight to the turnstile for San Diego Zoo entry. An ID will be required when using a pass at San Diego Zoo. The last name of the purchaser must match the name on ID. 

Please note: if you have a Los Angeles All-Inclusive Pass, you'll need to visit San Diego Zoo and LEGOLAND® California on different days. 

Admission restrictions: with a San Diego Explorer Pass, you can visit EITHER San Diego Zoo OR San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Want to visit both? We recommend you purchase a San Diego All-Inclusive Pass. 

Top tips when visiting San Diego Zoo

  • Check out the exciting San Diego Zoo events schedule before you arrive.
  • Hand stamps and ticket are required for re-entry.
  • Your pass doesnt include special ticketed events & attractions.
  • You'll get unlimited use of Guided Bus Tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, and Skyfari Aerial Tram, as well as admission to all regularly scheduled shows.


Q. What animals can I see at the San Diego Zoo?
A. You can see over 3,500 animals from more than 650 species, including pandas, elephants, tigers, and gorillas.

Q. Can I bring my own food and drinks to the San Diego Zoo?
A. Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks, but glass containers and straws are not allowed.

Q. Is there parking available at the San Diego Zoo?
A. Yes, there are several parking lots available for visitors, with a fee of $15 per vehicle.

Q. Are strollers and wheelchairs available for rent at the San Diego Zoo?
A. Yes, both strollers and wheelchairs are available for rent, and electric scooters are also available for rent for visitors with disabilities.

Q. Are there any special events or shows at the San Diego Zoo?
A. Yes, the San Diego Zoo offers a variety of special events and shows throughout the year, including animal encounters, shows, and concerts.

Q. Can I bring my pet to the San Diego Zoo?
A. No, pets are not allowed at the San Diego Zoo, except for service animals.

Check out more San Diego Zoo FAQs here.

For more information, visit the San Diego Zoo website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Opens daily at 9AM.

Closing hours vary depending on the time of the year. Please review Plan Your Visit for the most updated hours.

Closings & holidays

Closing hours vary depending on the time of the year. Please review Plan Your Visit for the most updated hours.

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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