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San Diego Zoo Tips (148)

The San Diego Zoo

One of the few places you can see giant Panda outside of China. San Diego is the top zoo in the world hands down. It has such an extensive collection of animals it had to expand to the wild animal...
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Jim_Eliason
Dec 14, 2016

GREAT ZOO

This is for sure a great Zoo ... free parking but It's pricy to get in 50 a person .. If you are in town for several days buying a go pass would be an option. We didn't but probably should have...
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chattygirl7491
Nov 12, 2016

Go to the Premier Zoo of the West

San Diego Zoo...it's not just an ordinary city zoo. The Balboa park landmark is world class, acclaimed for its superior dedication to animal care and conservation efforts. The zoo is vast , with over...
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marinarena
Jun 21, 2016

The lion roared

The zoo is 100 years old this year. it started at the close of the world's fair in 1916. There were animals left over that they did not know what to do with. One was a young lion that's roar dugged at...
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Dymphna1
Feb 26, 2016

A must visit

If you're here for long enough, the Zoo is a must do activity. It's beautiful. I'm a member and can't get enough of it. The flora, alone, is worth the visit. For first time visitors, a tram tour will...
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ladeecache
Nov 02, 2015

Explore the Zoo

Does everyone know about the Zoo!? Yes! If you have a kid, are you probably going to the Zoo? Yea! Is it expensive - you bet! Will you find discount tickets, more than likely not. HOWEVER, we agreed...
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kehale
Feb 19, 2015

Somethings always new at the San Diego Zoo

There is always something new at the San Diego Zoo. A delite to see newborn animals, new exhibits and even entertainment. Take a tour ride or see a show. Lots to do at the San Diego Zoo. One of the...
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travelgourmet
Feb 09, 2015

View the Pandas

I love animals and what better place to get up and personal to some of the world's most fascinating habitants. The San Diego Zoo is world famous for its large selection of creatures big and small, but...
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Gypsystravels
Jan 28, 2015

Does not deserve its reputation!!!

We've been to other better zoos around the world ... nothing SD zoo added ... our luggage was stolen from our car in the parking lot in front of the main gate ( 5 other cars as well) .. the park does...
amish123
Aug 16, 2014

The Zoo

Oh a zoo, a paradox of conservation and captivity, of living things in a decent environment or squalor, of the marvels of the natural world or the boredom of looking at another exhibit fast asleep?...
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davesut
Mar 22, 2014

San Diego Zoo

Zoos are not really my thing and the SD Zoo is one of the few I've ever gone to. This means that I personally don't have much experience to compare it with other zoos. However, the SD Zoo is touted to...
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lmkluque
Dec 21, 2013

San Diego Zoo: go wild!

This is probably San Diego’s #1 attraction and probably the most expensive as well - tickets for a family of four plus meals and souvenirs for the kiddies will cost you a bundle - but considering it’s...
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goodfish
Nov 28, 2013
 
 
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Things to Do Near San Diego Zoo

Things to Do

Museum of Man

I haven't been to this anthropology museum in many years, so I can't really report on too many details. My mom took me here when I was in high school and I just remember that I was really bored then!...
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Balboa Park

This is a HUGE park ... you can certainly spend the whole day here. several museums .. gardens, amazing architecture. .. murals, people watching. water features .. lily ponds. sculpture .. lots to...
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Natural History Museum

Some years ago this museum was dusted off and not only given a facelift but it has been expanded. to three levels and it now house a Giant Screen Theater and plays fantastic films, such as "Mummies...
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Spreckels Organ Pavilion

we were here june 16th at the opening night. Dr. Carol Williams opened the 16th International Organ Festival (june 16 - august 25 - 2003) Monday Evenings 7.30 Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa...
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Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

This is the place to go for anyone with a curious mind. It is an intellectual playground for budding scientists. Even if you haven't a scientific bone in your body, you will have fun here and find it...
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Japanese Friendship Garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden is located in Balboa park. San Diego has a sistership with Yokohama and this garden has grown from that Friendship. The Garden is an excellent place to break away from...
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Getting to San Diego Zoo

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2920 Zoo Drive

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 18:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 18:00

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