Get up to a $13.50 discount on your San Diego Zoo discount tickets through FunEx! With FunEx, purchasing San Diego Zoo discount tickets is fast, easy, and super affordable with no catch!

October is Kids Free month at the San Diego Zoo. From October 1 through 31, 2021, entrance for kids (11 and younger) is free, no ticket required. October free entrance for kids includes the Guided Bus Tour*, the Kangaroo Bus*, and the Skyfari Aerial Tram* (*subject to availability). A 4D Theater* add-on is available at $6 per child (*subject to availability) for ages 3 and older, and can only be purchased at any ticket window upon arrival. Free entrance valid October 1-31, 2021 only.

The fun begins in the wild! Join in on the wonder and excitement at San Diego Zoo with your discount tickets!


San Diego ZooKeep your eyes open for over 4,000 rare and paw-some animals! Your discount tickets to San Diego Zoo gives you access to see giant pandas, tigers, polar bears, hippos, and so much more!

The festive, lively atmosphere makes the San Diego Zoo a great place for family fun. Discover the wonders of wildlife with animal encounters, interactive experiences, and exciting animal presentations and shows. A leader in animal care and conservation, the San Diego Zoo is at the heart of the San Diego experience. Purchase your FunEx discount tickets today and come visit!

Why pick FunEx?

FunExOur company guarantees to give you discounted tickets to your favorite attractions at the best price with San Diego Zoo being one of the hundreds of attractions that we offer at a discounted rate. For the past 30 years, we have offered the cheapest discount tickets and discount passes possible and great corporate benefits to thousands of companies. Buy your San Diego Zoo tickets now and enjoy the biggest discounts in the industry!

Here is the perfect part: company sign up and individual registration are totally free with your employee access code (EAC) or with your work email address. Yes, reading that again will not change the words. They are free! After registration, you can enjoy huge discounts on theme parks, water parks, museums, zoos, aquariums, and outdoor and indoor adventures all over the United States!

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Another benefit of purchasing with FunEx is that you do not need to print your San Diego Zoo discount tickets. Consider your phone your new best friend because all you need to do is present your discounted tickets at the gates and, viola, in you go!

Attractions at San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo is more than just a zoo! Explore the beautiful and fun things to do with your discount tickets in addition to getting to know the wild animals!

Guided Bus Tour

Guided Bus TourJoin this round-trip tour aboard a double-decker bus! With tours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, this no-reservation-required opportunity is a 35-minute informational adventure about San Diego Zoo’s effort on saving species worldwide and how you can help!

Board the bus near San Diego Zoo’s entrance!

PRO TIP: Your discount ticket includes unlimited use of the Guided Bus Tour!

Skyfari® Aerial Tram

Skyfari® Aerial TramAppreciate the fantastic view that San Diego Zoo offers from above with your unlimited use of the Skyfari Aerial Tram included in your discount ticket!

Please note: Kids younger than eight years old must be accompanied by an adult, and strollers and wheelchairs cannot fit on the tram. To see a complete list of the things to do and attractions to see in San Diego Zoo, check their Attractions page here.

Dining Options at San Diego Zoo

All the roaming around in San Diego Zoo could leave you with an empty stomach. Be sure to recharge your energies by stopping by San Diego Zoo’s restaurants. Get to choose among restaurant dining, casual dining, quick bites, and dining programs!

Albert's Restaurant

Albert's RestaurantAlbert’s Restaurant gives full-service dining featuring chef-inspired plates, a patio with a private waterfall, and a full-service bar.

They are open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

San Diego Zoo Sandwich Co.

San Diego Zoo Sandwich Co.Located just inside the Zoo entrance, San Diego Zoo Sandwich Co. offers hot breakfast, specialty sandwiches, soups from scratch, ice cream, and fresh salads.

They offer breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., and lunch starts at 11 a.m.

To see a complete list of the dining options available at San Diego Zoo, please click HERE.

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Frequently Asked Questions about San Diego Zoo:

  1. Are reservations required at San Diego Zoo?
    No, reservations are not required when visiting San Diego Zoo.
  2. Are advanced date-specific discount tickets required prior to visiting San Diego Zoo?
    No, date-specific discount tickets are not required prior to visiting San Diego Zoo. Your discount tickets are valid one year from the purchase date.
  3. Where is San Diego Zoo located?
    The San Diego Zoo is located at 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego CA. 92101.
  4. What are San Diego Zoo’s operating hours?
    San Diego Zoo is open all year round, including holidays! Be sure to buy your discount tickets early to avoid the busy days! To see the calendar for San Diego Zoo, click HERE.
  5. How much are General Admission tickets for adults?
    San Diego Zoo General Admission tickets for adults if bought directly at the gates are $63.00, but when purchased through FunEx, they are at the discounted rate of $49.50.
  6. How much are General Admission tickets for children?
    San Diego Zoo General Admission tickets for children if bought directly at the gates are $53.00, but when purchased through FunEx, they are at the discounted rate of $41.50.
  7. Is there free parking at San Diego Zoo?
    Yes! The parking lot right across San Diego Zoo as well as the lots surrounding Balboa Park are free to park in. The Safari Park parking lot, however, has a parking fee. Please click HERE to see the current parking fees.
  8. Do I need to print my discount tickets for San Diego Zoo?
    No, you do not need to print your San Diego Zoo discount tickets. You can show them on your mobile phone for easy entry.
  9. How soon will I receive my discount tickets for San Diego Zoo?
    You will receive your FunEx discount tickets to San Diego Zoo instantly after your purchase along with your receipt!
  10. Does San Diego Zoo have lockers for guests?
  11. What items should I not bring to San Diego Zoo?
    For a complete list of prohibited items inside the San Diego Zoo, please click HERE.
  12. How close can a guest get to animals?
    VERY close!
  13. Are pets allowed inside San Diego Zoo?
    No, pets and emotional support animals are not allowed inside San Diego Zoo.
  14. Can I bring food into the parks?
    Yes, guests are welcome to bring food in small containers that does not require refrigeration. Straws, alcohol, and glass are not permitted.
  15. Does the San Diego Zoo have access for guests with disabilities?
    Yes, San Diego Zoo provides complimentary shuttles to assist you. Their Guest Services can give you a packet that provides more information on these services.
  16. Does San Diego Zoo offer wheelchair and ECV rentals?
    Yes, wheelchairs and ECVs are available to rent for a small fee on a first-come first-served basis.
  17. Do I need to wear a face mask during my visit to San Diego Zoo?
    Masks are recommended for everyone indoors and required indoors for those who are ages two and up who are unvaccinated.
  18. Does San Diego Zoo require proof of COVID-19 vaccination?
    No, they do not.
  19. Can visitors and guests outside of San Diego visit San Diego Zoo?
    Yes, everybody is welcome in San Diego Zoo. Buy your discount tickets through FunEx today and get to visit and meet a bunch of animals!
  20. Will there be a temperature check in San Diego Zoo?
    No, but San Diego Zoo recommends that you stay home if you are feeling sick.
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  • Adult 12+ (Ages 12+)

    Regular price $63.00

    FunEx Price $49.50

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  • Child E (3-11yrs) (Ages 3 to 11 years)

    Regular price $53.00

    FunEx Price $41.50

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  • 2-Visit Pass Adult (Ages 12+)

    Regular price $105.00

    FunEx Price $94.00

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  • 2-Visit Pass Child (Ages 3 to 11 years)

    Regular price $95.00

    FunEx Price $86.00

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