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San Diego Zoo

Discover Your Wild Side with Rides & Wildlife Adventure at San Diego Zoo, CA

Connect with the wildlife through mind-blowing animal exhibits and thrilling adventure rides in an exciting tropical jungle setting. Take a ride around the adventure park in the Aerial Tram or in numerous guided tours. Watch wildlife documentaries in immersive 4D theatres.

Let your kids be free at playgrounds around the Zoo grounds. Dine by the waterfall on treetops at Albert's Restaurant. Get matching jungle apparels for the entire family at merchandize stores in the park.
San Diego Zoo of Diamond Head Inn

San Diego Zoo

2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, California , 92101
Distance from Hotel: 11.7 miles

Hours & Prices

Prices and hours may vary. Check once before visiting.

Events & Activities


  • Kids Programs
  • Inside Look Tours
  • Animals in Action Experience
  • Photo Expeditions


  • Adventure
  • Nature Workshops
  • Group Activities
  • Dining

What makes san diego zoo special?

The San Diego Zoo is unlike most other zoos in the world. Spread over 100 acres, this wildlife adventure park is a safe haven for humans and its habitants alike. Animals in the exhibits here are mostly uncaged, a pioneering practice that is slowly being adopted across the globe. The animal reserve has a vast and rare collection of flora and fauna accumulated from around the world. The Aerial Tram adds a different dimension to your forest safari experience. And also, the San Diego Zoo offers sleepovers in this beautiful jungle retreat.

What are the parking options in san diego zoo, ca?

San Diego Zoo has its own parking lot in front of the campus, and it’s free for visitors. They can also use the Balboa Park parking lot, which is also free. The San Diego Safari Park though is a privately owned parking lot and incurs a parking fee. $15 is the fee for general vehicles and $20 for RVs. Overnight parking is not allowed for visitors of either property.