4D Theater

Open daily! Now showing: "The Bear and The Squirrel 4D"

Botanical Tours

Take a self-guided tour of our gardens and plant collections.

Guided Bus Tour

Join us for a narrated, round-trip 35-minute adventure through Zoo grounds!

Play Areas

Discover a variety of fun places for younger guests to play and explore.

Wildlife Presentations

Come meet wildlife ambassadors and our wildlife care specialists.

Kangaroo Bus

Hop on and off at four stops around Zoo grounds!

Skyfari® Aerial Tram

Operating daily, 10 a.m. to close.

Balboa Park Miniature Train

The Balboa Park Railroad takes a four-minute, half-mile loop through four acres of Balboa Park.


Hotel with pool
Creature Comforts


Groom and bride embracing as a giraffe looks on in the distance.
Wild Weddings

Picture Your Special Day at the Park!

Explore our lion collection
Celebrate Paws and Stripes

Roar, White, and Blue