Nestled in the heart of historic Balboa Park, the World Famous San Diego Zoo is a tropical paradise for all ages and a must-see in Southern California! With more than 4,000 fascinating animals, a renowned botanical collection, and lots of things to see and do, the lively atmosphere makes the San Diego Zoo a great place for family fun. Come discover the wonders of wildlife with up close animal encounters like giraffe feeding, guided tours, an aerial tram, a special children’s zoo and exciting shows. A leader in animal care and conservation, we are at the very heart of the San Diego experience.
Panda Trek is home to FOUR giant pandas, including an endearing, energetic panda cub celebrity born in 2012! Our newest exhibit, the Australian Outback includes an outdoor habitat for the largest koala breeding outside of Australia. This is also the spot to view the rare and mysterious Tasmanian devil, and birds like the iconic kookaburra with its raucous laugh. After you visit the koalas, head over to the 7.5 acre Elephant Odyssey and see what our elephant herd is up to, before continuing on your way to watch hippos underwater, and get eye-to-eye with gentle giants like gorillas and Galápagos tortoises. Polar Bear Plunge provides an insider view into the life of the great white bear; crawl inside a polar bear den, see how you measure up to an adult male bear, climb aboard a research helicopter and watch our polar bears playing in their pool.
Give your feet a break while checking out one of two 4-D theaters, each featuring a different 20-minute multisensory experience and take in the antics of talented sea lions and other animals in the Camp Critters animal show. Our guided bus tours provide a great overview of the entire Zoo, while the Skyfari aerial tram offers a bird’s-eye-view of the both the Zoo and Balboa Park. There’s no shortage of animals or plants to see from orchids to orangutans, condors to camels, monitor lizards to meerkats, and everything in between.
Whether you come to visit your favorite animals or take part in a Behind-the-Scenes Tour or one of our other special experiences, there is something for everyone, 365 days of the year at the San Diego Zoo. Come see what makes us world famous!
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