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If you ever find yourself in Southern California, specifically San Diego, you don’t want to miss your chance to visit one of America’s most popular zoos. Spend a day at the world-famous San Diego Zoo and you’ll see why it’s one of the most loved places on earth.

100 Acres of Wild Fun at the San Diego Zoo

Giraffes at the San Diego ZooThe San Diego Zoo is one hundred acres of pure fun and excitement from the minute you enter the gates. This zoo is home to over 3,700 rare and endangered animals that represent more than 650 different species. The zoo also has a substantial botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants.

As you wind your way through the day at the zoo, see just how many animals you can pick out. My personal favorite area? The new Australian Outback exhibit. This is where you will find koalas, kangaroos, and all types of Aussie animal friends.

Maybe you have little ones who have no fear or you are a major animal lover. This zoo has up close animal encounters from the polar bear talk with an animal expert or a rare look into the endangered Tasmanian devils. Other animal talks include baboons, lemurs, horses, burros, camels, and giraffes.

A one-day pass at the San Diego Zoo gets you unlimited use of the guided bus tour, the Kangaroo express bus, and the Skyfari Aerial Tram. You’ll also get free parking and access to all shows and exhibits.

Up Close and Personal

Are you more interested in the Safari side of things? Take a day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. This is where you’ll get super up close to all the action with exciting safari expeditions throughout the park. Forget the safari vehicle, here at San Diego Zoo Safari Park you can go by tram, caravan truck, electric cart, and even zipline.

The 1800-acre wildlife sanctuary and reserve is home to more than 2,600 animals that represent more than 300 species. The park is also home to a botanical collection and over half of the park’s acres have been set aside as protected native species habitat. The park is located approximately 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.

San Diego Safari Park

A one-day pass to the San Diego Safari Park gets you unlimited rides on the Africa tram and access to all shows and exhibits. The parking fees are $15 per vehicle and RV’s at $20.

Whichever zoo you visit, make sure you leave with a special souvenir. What could be more special than adopting an animal? The zoo has a program in place where you can symbolically adopt any animal for as low as $35. The money gets donated toward the zoos mission to conserve and protect endangered species.

Ready for a wild(life) fun day? Head over to 365 Tickets USA to book your adventure today.

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