San Diego Zoo

Discover animals and upgrade your visit with special experiences like walking the grounds before the zoo opens, get your own personal tour guide, spend the morning with pandas, be keeper for a day and more.

School and youth programs include field trips, assemblies, and overnight camping adventures.

Upgrade your visit by starting your morning with an early morning photo expedition (8 -9:30 a.m. on select dates) or at the Cheetah Experience before the Zoo opens to the public (Thursdays and Saturdays beginning August 1). You can also get your own personal tour guide, be keeper for a day, or stay on the grounds for a wildlife sleep over.

Open every day, including holidays. Admission: $46-56.

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