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Tickets for San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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1-Day Pass – Any Day
Online offer only; advance purchase required.

Includes: One visit to the San Diego Zoo®, Guided Bus Tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, Skyfari Aerial Tram, and all regularly scheduled experiences. Experiences above subject to availability.

1-Day Pass Any Day tickets valid any day within one year from date of purchase. Cannot be exchanged for Value Days ticket. No reservation required.

ADULT (12+) $69.00 ... SAVE $2.00
KIDS (3-11) $59.00 ... SAVE $2.00
* Plus tax. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Escape to a world of natural adventure at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, one of the biggest and most advanced safari parks in the world. See lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes, rhinoceroses and more in authentically recreated habitats spread over a mind-boggling 1,800 acres.

Nestled in the San Pasqual Valley this gigantic safari park is the perfect escape, where you can travel the world and see its most magnificent creatures all in a single day!

The park's 'free range' enclosures allow more than 2,600 animals to explore, hunt, and play in perfectly authentic recreations of their natural environments. Hop aboard the Africa Tram Tour and enjoy a whistle-stop jaunt through the African savannah, spotting giraffe, rhinos, and gazelles as you go.

Check out the stunning live shows like the Cheetah Run or Lemur Walk, where you can get up close and personal to some awe-inspiring wild creatures.

Boasting the world's largest veterinary hospital, San Diego Zoo Safari Park is committed to the animals' wellbeing, and you can learn all about their conservation efforts in the dedicated Conservation Corps and guided field trips.

  • Explore one of the largest manmade safari parks in the world, with over 2,600 animals roaming 1,800 acres of authentic natural habitats
  • See lions, tigers, cheetahs, elephants, rhinos, gazelles, lemurs and more in areas representing Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Australia
  • Get up close and personal with stunning live animal displays and demonstrations – you can even admire the park from above with the Flightline zip wire and majestic Balloon Safari experience

Opening Hours

Wednesday:09:00 - 20:00

Thursday:09:00 - 20:00

Friday:09:00 - 20:00

Saturday:09:00 - 20:00

Sunday:09:00 - 20:00

Monday:09:00 - 20:00

Tuesday:09:00 - 20:00

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • Your smartphone ticket is valid at any time on the day of your visit (within opening hours)
  • During peak periods, waiting times may occur
  • Ticket and hand stamp required for park re-entry


Parking is $15 per vehicle, $20 per RV

2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
How To Get There

4 Tips for visiting the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Located in the picturesque San Pasqual Valley of San Diego County, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is a world-renowned destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Spanning over 1,800 acres, this sprawling wildlife sanctuary offers an immersive experience that's more than just a typical zoo visit.


Plan Ahead

Check the park's website for hours of operation, ticket prices, and any special events or shows. Consider purchasing tickets online in advance to avoid long lines.


Comfortable Attire

Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes, as you'll be exploring the park on foot. Don't forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and refillable water bottles to stay hydrated.


Safari Timing

The best time to experience the park's safari tours is in the morning or late afternoon when the animals are more active. Consider booking one of the park's guided safaris for a closer look at wildlife.


Bring Binoculars and a Camera

To get the most out of your visit, bring binoculars for enhanced wildlife viewing. Don't forget your camera or smartphone to capture the amazing animals and landscapes.

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Get $2.00 discount on tickets purchase from San Diego Zoo Safari Park website.
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