San Diego Zoo


The Sand Diego Zoo is a huge park (100 acres) with over 4000 animal exhibits to see.
A popular exhibit are the Pandas.
This Zoo focuses on mirroring each animal’s natural habitat, and species-preservation actions.
Be sure to take the bus tour of the zoo if you only have one day.

Buy Tickets Online: San Diego Zoo

 

Address

 

2920 Zoo Drive San Diego , CA 92101

 

Admission Fee

 

Yes. $48 per adult. Parking is free

 

Getting There

 

Car:
Driving from the NORTH I-5 S:
- Take the Pershing Drive exit and follow the signs.
- I-15 (Escondido and Riverside), take SR 163 south to the Park Blvd./I-5 South exit. Exit at Park Blvd.
- Turn left on Park Blvd. and head north; Zoo entrance is off Park Blvd. at Zoo Place.

Driving from the South I-5 N:
- From I-5 (Mexico), take the SR 163 north exit,
- Then the Zoo/Museums (Richmond Street) exit and follow the signs.

Driving from the EAST:
- From I-8 (Imperial County and Arizona)
- Take SR 163 south to the Park Blvd./I-5 South exit.
- Exit at Park Blvd. Turn left on Park Blvd. and head north; follow the signs.

From SR 94:
- Proceed into downtown San Diego to 11th Avenue.
- Turn right on 11th Avenue and proceed north to A Street.
- Turn right on A Street and then make a quick left onto Park Blvd. and head north; Zoo entrance is off Park Blvd. at Zoo Place.

Public Transportation:
Take San Diego Metropolitan Transit System Rapid 215 and Route 7 

 

Recommendations

 

- This is a whole day or more attraction. Make sure to go on the rides early because it can get crowded.
- Save the shows for the afternoon when you need a nice place to sit down.
- You will be walking outside most of the time so wear comfortable shoes, and bring water, and sunscreen/ hat.
- This is in the City so take a bus or trolley.

SAVE Money: Buy a Go San Diego Card by Smart Destinations or a CityPass card for discounts if you plan on going to 3 or more attractions in San Diego. 

 

Website

 

Link San Diego Zoo Official Website

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