Visit the San Diego Zoo, considered a world-class attraction and is one of the most prestigious and progressive zoos in the world. See all kinds of animals such as reptiles, birds, insects, amphibians and the famous Panda Exhibition!
The San Diego Zoo is an experience in itself and is considered as a world-class attraction. It's one of the most prestigious and progressive zoos in the world. Since 1916 it has housed some of the most exotic animals and plants on the planet.
At the world famous San Diego Zoo you will see all kinds of animals such as reptiles, birds, insects, amphibians and mammals and there may be some that you have never seen before! Do not miss the famous Panda Exhibition!
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Check-in at Five Star Tours Visitor Center
Drive to the San Diego Zoo
Guided Bus Tour
From 09:30 to 16:00, you can enjoy a 35-minute narrated tour on a double-decked bus covering almost 70% of the zoo.
Kangaroo Express Bus
From 10:30 to 16:30 hop on and off the Kangaroo Bus at four different stops throughout the zoo. Just wait at one of the stops for a bus with a yellow Kangaroo Bus banner to arrive approximately every 15 minutes.
Skyfari® Aerial Tram
From 10:00 to 17:00 take an airborne shortcut over the treetops and enjoy spectacular views of the zoo, its animal and plant collection and surrounding Balboa Park. Please note that oversized strollers cannot be accommodated. Children younger than 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Explore Animal Exhibits
There are different zones such as the Lost Forest where you can see monkeys, hippos and tigers. At the Urban Jungle you will see and be able to feed the Giraffes. You will also want check out the gigantic elephant habitat, the camels, koalas and the Children’s Zoo at the Discovery Outpost.
Depart from the San Diego Zoo
Check-out at Five Star Tours Visitor Center
Price & Options
Smoking is prohibited in the park's grounds or parking lots.
Upon your arrival in San Diego Zoo, wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis near the entrance.
San Diego Zoo Accessibility Map for Guests with Disabilities.pdf
The bus tours offer space to store folding wheelchairs. Before boarding, it is recommended that you notify the bus attendant to reserve seats in the wheelchair area of the bus for other members of your party.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
If less than 6 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Printed VELTRA voucher
Sweatshirt / light jacket
Failure to call will result in being listed as a "no show" reservation and you will not be eligible for a refund.
Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The map of the San Diego Zoo is available as a PDF in the link below.
San Diego Zoo Map.pdf
All tours are subject to not operate if minimum number is not met. There is a full refund if the tour does not operate.
This activity operates regardless of weather.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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