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San Diego Zoo

749 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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November 18, 2019
The San Diego Zoo is world famous for not only its exhibits but also for its contributions to the natural world. The Zoo, located adjacent to downtown San Diego in Balboa Park, is 100 acres in size. It is well known for its lush, naturalistic habitats and unique animal encounters and is home to more…
Denise & Dennis
Denise & Dennis
November 17, 2019
A leader in plant and wildlife conservation. Wonderful exhibits and attractions. Centrally located, close to great restaurants.
November 17, 2019
See all the exotic animals at the World Famous San Diego Zoo. 15 minutes away.
Jasmine And Paul
Jasmine And Paul
November 16, 2019
The San Diego Zoo is world-famous! It's located in the historical Balboa Park area of San Diego. The zoo is very large so put on your walking shoes, pack a lunch/snacks, and be prepared to spend the better part of a day there if you want to see all the exhibits.
November 12, 2019
You can’t visit San Diego without a trip to the famous San Diego Zoo. Home to more than 3,700 animals including the highly sought after Giant Pandas; this zoo offers up much more than just a few animal sightings. With over 100 acres to explore, plan on spending the entire day at the zoo. Choose to…

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2920 Zoo Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone+1 619-231-1515
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
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