Discount Tickets San Diego Zoo

Get your discount tickets to the San Diego Zoo for 2022. Explore the World Famous
San Diego Zoo, in the heart of Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Save money by using San Diego Zoo Discount Coupons or other ways to get San Diego Zoo discounts.

I love visiting the San Diego Zoo, both for the interesting animals and beautiful setting. The Safari Park is like its name implies - more similar to an African Safari than a zoo. Both are worth a visit, but no need to pay full price. Read further for discounts and coupons to the zoo.

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Updated September 24, 2022 by San Diego Beaches and Adventures

Discount Tickets San Diego Zoo

Discount Tickets San Diego Zoo
The San Diego Zoo is the most popular attraction in San Diego, California. The world famous zoo is located in San Diego Balboa Park, and worth a visit any time of the year.

San Diego Zoo Prices

There are many ways to get discount tickets to the San Diego Zoo, so we'll tell you how. Some discounts will also get you into the San Diego Wild Animal Park, now called the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, a spacious companion park that was a former breeding ground for zoo animals.


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Rare sighting of Koala eating at San Diego Zoo. Koalas sleep 18 - 20 hours each day.

Are you in San Diego, California on vacation, and want to see many attractions? There are many options for visiting multiple theme parks including the San Diego Zoo. Here are some favorites - you can save up to 50% off of multiple attractions.

Southern California Attraction Pass - The Southern California Attraction Pass allows you to visit up theme parks like the San Diego Zoo, Legoland, Seaworld and Disneyland. Save $50 or more. For more information see arestravel.com

CityPASS - If you are visiting the San Diego Zoo and other San Diego attractions, then consider the San Diego CityPASS. You can save up to 41% at San Diego’s best theme parks and attractions including Legoland, Seaworld San Diego, San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, USS Midway Museum, City Cruises, Old Town Trolley Tours, Birch Aquarium and Maritime Museum. Choose from 3 to 6 attractions to purchase and visit over 9 days. Check out the San Diego City PASS and save money at San Diego CityPASS.

Go City San Diego - The San Diego Go City All-Inclusive Pass gives you flexibility to visit as many San Diego attractions as you wish, including the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park over your choice of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7 consecutive days. Attractions include the San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, Legoland, USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, Birch Aquarium, Sesame Place San Diego, Belmont Park, and many more. The Go City Explorer Pass gives you flexibility to pick your attractions and save. Visit 2, 3, 4 5 or 7 attractions in a 60 day window. Customize your Go City San Diego Pass, including the San Diego Zoo and save at gocity.com/san-diego.

Go City Los Angeles - The Los Angeles Go City All-Inclusive Pass gives you flexibility to visit as many Los Angeles attractions as you wish, including the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park over your choice of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7 consecutive days. Attractions include the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Knotts Berry Farm, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Aquarium of the Pacific, San Diego Zoo, Legoland, and many more. The Los Angeles Go City Explorer Pass gives you flexibility to pick your attractions and save. Visit 2, 3, 4 5 or 7 attractions in a 60 day window. Customize your Go City Los Angeles Pass, including the San Diego Zoo and save at gocity.com/los-angeles.

Flamingo at San Diego Zoo
photo credit Greg Jacobsen

Become a member of the San Diego Zoo, and enjoy a tax writeoff too, which reduces the after-tax cost of the membership. You will pay for your zoo membership with just 1 visit in many cases.

This is a great way to support your local zoo, and enjoy an inexpensive year long San Diego Zoo membership. They offer a variety of membership options with different benefits and costs. You get discount coupons or free guest passes too.

Type Cost Age Block out Days Key Benefits
Youth $67 Youth 3 - 17 no free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident $95 Adult 18 - 64 yes two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident Senior $85.50 Senior 65+ yes two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident Premium $119 Adult 18 - 64 no two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident Premium Senior $107.50 Senior 65+ no two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector $139 Adult 18 - 64 yes 1 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector Senior $125.10 Senior 65+ yes 1 free 1-day pass, , two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector Premium $159 Adult 18 - 64 no 1 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector Premium Senior $143.10 Senior 65+ no 1 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Guardian $209 Adult 18+ no 2 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, 1 50% off special experience coupon, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Champion $400 Adult 18+ no 1 free guest per visit, 2 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free priority parking, 2 50% off special experience coupon, priority boarding for free bus tours and tram rides

For more information about San Diego Zoo Membership see sandiegozoowildlifealliance.org



Free San Diego Zoo Tickets

Free Military Tickets - Enjoy a free 1-Day Pass at the Zoo and Wild Animal Park if you are U.S. or foreign military. You must show a valid, active military ID card to get this free ticket. Military discount tickets San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park for family members are also offered but must be purchased in advance at your local MWR ITT/ITR office or by calling (619) 767-6000.

Free Kids Tickets - October is Kids Free Day at the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park. Children ages 3 - 11 receive free admission when accompanied by a paid adult.


San Diego Zoo Discount Coupons

aRes Travel offers great San Diego zoo discount tickets. You can save $7 on a one day pass or two day pass. Check them out at arestravel.com. Save $5 on 1-Day general admission with the SAVE5 promo. Use promo code in the cart.

To search for hotels and resorts for your stay in San Diego area, see aRes Travel.

Hotels - Hotels in San Diego frequently have coupons for $5 off zoo admission.

Online San Diego Zoo Discount Coupons - Google online to find discounts and promo codes.

Costco stores - Costco in San Diego CA sometimes sell San Diego Zoo discount tickets, especially pre-COVID. You could also purchase them online, which might be a better choice, as they are not always available in the stores. Recently Costco offered 1 day passes as great discounts. They also recently offered the 3-for-1 pass for only $116.99 each adult ticket and $94.99 each child ticket. This can be used to visit SanDiego Zoo, Safari Park, and Sea World for up to 7 consecutive days. This is a one of the best San Diego deals! For more information on Costco discount tickets San Diego Zoo see Costco Tickets.

Senior Discount - Seniors age 65+ can receive 15% discount on 1-day pass when purchased at the park.

San Diego Zoo Tickets AAA Discounts - AAA members can save 10% off zoo admission ticket prices for a 1-day pass.

Airline and Cruise Line Employees - Receive a 10% discount off a 1-day ticket when you show your company ID.

San Diego Zoo - For information, address and directions see San Diego Zoo.


San Diego Zoo Discounts - Zoo Membership

San Diego Zoo Discounts
Flamingo at San Diego Zoo
photo credit Greg Jacobsen

Become a member of the San Diego Zoo, and enjoy a tax writeoff too, which reduces the after-tax cost of the membership. You will pay for your zoo membership with just 1 visit in many cases.

This is a great way to support your local zoo, and enjoy an inexpensive year long San Diego Zoo membership. They offer a variety of membership options with different benefits and costs. You get discount coupons or free guest passes too.

Membership Type Cost Age Blockout Days Key Benefits
Youth $67 Youth 3 - 17 no restrictions free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident $95 Adult 18 - 64 Weekends and holidays two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident Senior $85.50 Senior 65+ Weekends and holidays two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident Premium $119 Adult 18 - 64 no restrictions two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
San Diego Resident Premium Senior $107.50 Senior 65+ no restrictions two 50% off admission coupons, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector $139 Adult 18 - 64 Weekends and holidays 1 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector Senior $125.10 Senior 65+ Weekends and holidays 1 free 1-day pass, , two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector Premium $159 Adult 18 - 64 no restrictions 1 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Protector Premium Senior $143.10 Senior 65+ no restrictions 1 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Guardian $209 Adult 18+ no restrictions 2 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free parking, 1 50% off special experience coupon, free bus tours and tram rides
Wildlife Champion $400 Adult 18+ no restrictions 1 free guest per visit, 2 free 1-day pass, two 50% off admission coupons, free priority parking, 2 50% off special experience coupon, priority boarding for free bus tours and tram rides

For more information about San Diego Zoo Membership see sandiegozoowildlifealliance.org


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