The San Diego Zoo Summer of Wild Fun!

The San Diego Zoo summer programs are sure to delight guests of all ages! This summer, the zoo is offering plenty of exciting activities and special events for guests. Come check out the San Diego Zoo this summer and see why it’s world-famous!

About the zoo


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The San Diego Zoo is part of the San Diego Wildlife Alliance, an international nonprofit organization focused on the conservation and health and safety of wildlife. Through various conservation and outreach programs, the Alliance is able to save species worldwide.

San Diego Zoo summer activities

At the San Diego Zoo, summer is full of wild fun! Visit the zoo or the Safari Park for plenty of exciting adventures this summer. From safaris to upgraded experiences, you’ll never run out of things to do while you’re here.



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Get in on the fun with a safari ride! Take a ride on one of the many themed safaris at the Zoo Safari Park and experience up-close views of animals, from cheetahs to elephants and more! Choose from many options, such as: Butterfly Jungle Safari, Wildlife Safari, and Behind the Scenes, among others. Dive deep into your wildlife interests with one of these tours!

Upgraded Experiences

If you want more out of your zoo trip than just viewing the animals, the upgraded experiences are for you! See the cheetahs in the early morning and chat with their trainer. Want to relax? Take a Discovery cart tour around the zoo while learning interesting facts. Take the Animals in Action tour and get up close and personal with some of your favorite animals–and don’t forget to bring your camera! You can see a full listing of the offered experiences here.


Get tickets to the San Diego Zoo here.

Get tickets to the Zoo Safari Park here.


The Zoo is open every day of the year, so you’ll never have to worry about closures during your visit! You can check for more detailed zoo hours here.

Reservations are required to enter the zoo. You can find more information about securing your reservation here.

Are you coming to see the San Diego Zoo summer of fun?

Join us this summer in the San Diego area! And when you’re here, visit Coronado, our relaxing island just 15 minutes from the heart of San Diego. Discover the award-winning beaches, incredible restaurants, and vacation relaxation we’re known for. You can book a room for your stay here.

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