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San Diego Zoo Skip-the-Line Ticket: 1-Day Pass

Product ID: 9289
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Spend an enjoyable day visiting the famous San Diego Zoo, home to over 4,500 rare and endangered animals, in addition to a vast botanical collection.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • See the Zoo’s 17 Galápagos tortoises at the Discovery Outpost
  • Get close to polar bears at the Polar Bear Plunge
  • Take a ride on the Skyfari aerial tram
  • Watch the sea lion show
Full description
Visit the world famous San Diego Zoo, home to over 4,500 rare and endangered animals and experience their worlds at the Polar Bear Plunge, Elephant Odyssey, and other areas.

The 100-acre San Diego Zoo is well known for its naturalistic habitats and unique animal encounters. Approximately 700 species and subspecies of animals and over 700,000 plants are represented here.

Some of the animals making their home at the Zoo include koalas, Sichuan takins, Buerger’s tree kangaroos, Arctic foxes, Galápagos tortoises, Indian gharial, pangolin, Visayan warty pigs, collared lories, Micronesian kingfishers, Bali mynahs, and sun bears.

The Zoo’s 17 Galápagos tortoises are now at home at the Fetter Family Galápagos Tortoise Exhibit. When keepers are present, guests can pet and occasionally feed the tortoises over a short rock barrier.

At the Conrad Prebys Polar Bear Plunge you can get closer to polar bears than ever before. Climb aboard an Arctic research helicopter, crawl into a bear den, or measure yourself against the size of a polar bear.

The Harry and Grace Steele Elephant Odyssey is a 7.5-acre habitat and a first-of-its-kind experience. This area combines the fun of a zoo with the experience of a museum by creating an untamed landscape of animals from the past and present.
  • Admission to the San Diego Zoo
  • Express bus
  • Guided bus tour
  • Skyfari aerial tram
  • Children's Zoo
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drink
  • Parking

When you get there

Meeting point

2920 Zoo Drive in Balboa Park, just north of downtown San Diego. Please proceed directly to the turnstiles, you do not have to stand in line at the ticket booth.

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Know before you go
• Your GetYourGuide voucher can be used for entrance. You may bypass the ticketing window and go directly to the entrance point with your voucher
• Please check the zoo's website for operating hours
• Use your mobile ticket to skip-the-line and avoid the crowds
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From £44.17 £40.19 per person

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