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Tickets for San Diego Zoo: Skip The Line

Hang out with all the animals at San Diego Zoo

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Opening hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
  • See elephants, polar bears, giant pandas, cheetahs, gorillas, giraffes and more at the world-renowned San Diego Zoo
  • See nature's most spectacular animals in their natural environments, with expansive themed habitats, including Ituri Forest, Elephant Odyssey, Africa Rocks, and Tiger River
  • Visit the West African Forest exhibit and check out Rady Falls, a 65-foot manmade waterfall - and the dwarf crocodiles that live in the pool below!

Animal-mad? See elephants, polar bears, giant pandas, cheetahs, gorillas, giraffes and more at the San Diego Zoo. This gigantic 100-acre park houses over 3,700 animals from more than 650 species, with authentically recreated natural enclosures. Go wild!

Take the Polar Bear Plunge, brave the Gorilla Tropics and Tiger River and go 'awww' on the charming Panda Trek. All this and more awaits you in the world-famous San Diego Zoo!...

San Diego's pioneering zoo is the pride of the city - and for more than a hundred years has been its most popular attraction! And it's not just animals on display - the zoo is just as dedicated to environmental research and conservation as it is to showing off its polar bears, pandas and tinkerbirds.

With dozens of themed zones, you'll be able to see animals in their spacious natural habitats, from lemurs frolicking in the Madagascar Forest, to vervet monkeys swinging through the Acacia Woodland, and sharks swimming around Cape Fynbos.

The new Africa Rocks exhibit features six different habitats made of unique rock formations - populated of course with the African animals who call them home.

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Skip The Line
What's included
  • Admission to San Diego Zoo
  • Unlimited use of the Kangaroo Express Bus and Skyfari aerial tram
  • Access to all shows and exhibits
  • Free parking
  • Special ticketed events and attractions

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, San Diego
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Getting There

Bus 7 or 215 to Zoo Place and Park Boulevard.

Insider tip

San Diego Zoo is a leader in conservation, and has reintroduced more than 30 endangered species back into the wild!

Senior Copywriter
Mar 20, 2018
Impossible to be simpler than that.
Mar 20, 2018
Able to use this and skip the long line. I am technologically challenged and was able to figure it out!!
Mar 18, 2018
Although the lines to purchase tickets weren't long the day we visited, it was still nice to be able to walk right in without having to wait at all.
Mar 18, 2018
Excellent experience
Mar 18, 2018
Such a easy way to purchase tickets! My whole family used Tiqets for our trip to the Zoo
Mar 6, 2018
This has to be the most beautiful zoo in the US. There’s so much to see, so come early.
Mar 6, 2018
I thought it was at first expensive BUT after arriving it was all it cost. We could ride the double tiered bus as many times as we wanted. We rode at the top one seat from the front Then after looking at some of the animals we rode the Sky-tram twice. My 6 year old grand daughter just loved it which made this grandmother very happy. Thank you for a wonderful memory and adventure.
Mar 5, 2018
Excellent! Great experience for kids of all ages. It's a long day but worth every minute.
Mar 4, 2018
So happy we took this tour.
Feb 28, 2018
Great experience. Great transportation options around the grounds.

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What do these tickets include?
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