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Zoo Drive
Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
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    San Diego Zoo
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Come meet the newest addition to the panda family, and the fifth baby panda born at the San Diego Zoo! This is truly one of the most unique and most beloved species on the planet - and very few are ever seen outside their native habitat in northern China. The San Diego Zoo is highlighting California animals from the ancient past, present and future in The Harry and Grace Steele Elephant Odyssey, the newest and most unique exhibit to date! At the Elephant Odyssey, step into the fossil dig site and explore prehistoric fossil evidence, and visit the habitats of current wildlife species including elephants, a pair of lions and a jaguar! Learn about extinction causes of the mammoth and saber-toothed tiger and stop by the Pleistocene playground to find out about conservation projects at work. Activities available at San Diego Zoo include (additional costs may apply): • Guided Bus Tour: A 35-minute tour by double-decker bus covering 75 percent of the San Diego Zoo. Your ticket also includes use of the Express Bus which allows you to hop on and off at 3 different stops throughout the Zoo. (included) • Skyfari Aerial Tram: Take an airborne shortcut over the treetops to the other end of the Zoo and enjoy spectacular views of the Zoo, its animal and plant collection, and surrounding Balboa Park. (included) • Balboa Park Miniature Railroad: pulls out of the station for 3-minute rides around a portion of Balboa Park. (approx. $1.75) • 4-D Theater: If you haven’t experienced 4-D, it’s a film that you can see and hear but also feel, smell, and sense. Wind in your face, snow on your head, a pat on the back—it’s like you’re there, part of the action! This new attraction is located near the western terminal of Skyfari. Guests can purchase tickets at the entrance or at the theater ticket booth. (approx. $6) Make sure to visit the Conrad Prebys Australian Outback exhibit which showcases some of the wonders from the Land Down Under. Venture through a eucalyptus grove and discover species from wombats to wallabies and kookaburras to cockatoos. The Australian Outback exhibit culminates at a Queenslander house-style care center that overlooks a forest for the Zoo's Queensland koala colony - the largest koala colony outside of Australia. Don't miss your chance to see the adorable new Panda cub Xiao Liwu ("Little Gift"). He is on display (weather permitting) from 9am to noon daily. With mobile tickets, simply scan your phone for direct entry into the San Diego Zoo.
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    Departure Point
    San Diego Zoo, 2929 Zoo Drive Balboa Park, San Diego, CA 92101
    Departure Time
    1/1/2019 - 9/30/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

    10/1/2019 - 10/31/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

    11/1/2019 - 12/12/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    12/13/2019 - 12/23/2019Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    12/24/2019 - 12/24/2019Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    12/25/2019 - 1/5/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    1/6/2020 - 2/29/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    3/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
    • Access to Children's Zoo
    • Unlimited use of Kangaroo Bus
    • Unlimited use of Skyfari Aerial Tram
    • Unlimited use of the Guided Bus Tour
    • Entry/Admission - San Diego Zoo
    • Food and drink
    • Hotel pick up and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Travel date for reference only - Tickets are redeemable 1 year after purchase date. Amendment not required for travel within 1 year
    • Strollers and wheelchairs are available for rental at the front plaza near the entrance
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    As in our bucket list, we have always wanted to visit the San Diego so we went to visit it. Very beautiful place, we took the tour bus and saw all of the animals. Our children were amazed with the animals, and we also took the gondola to the other side. Very nice place to walk
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    We had a lot of fun, got a lot of exercise and be cause it was raining there were no crowds. We still saw a lot of animals and we walked 6 miles!
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    I moved to San Diego recently and went to the zoo for the first time last weekend. I was nervous because I read a lot about how people with wheelchairs found it very inaccessible. My experience was really good, however! I'm sure most of the reason for that was because my
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    The San Diego zoo is one of the most beautiful zoos I have ever been to in the world. I love walking the path’s looking at the animals it’s incredible I can spend hours at the monkey cages. Everyone is friendly, helpful, ready to assist you at the drop of a hat. I like taking
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    I took my son, who was visiting from CT, to visit the San Diego Zoo. It was wonderful from beginning to end. We started our on the double decker tour bus which provided an informative and expansive view of most of the varied zones of the park. We saw elephants, zebras, cheetahs,
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