Koala joey hanging on to mom's back.
Kids Programs

KinderZoo

At a Glance

  • Ages 3–5 and their favorite adult (each person attending needs their own program ticket).
  • 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Select Saturdays, September–May
  • Trek through the Zoo with your favorite adult to visit some of our favorite animals before the Zoo opens for the day. This program includes a take-home craft and opportunities to listen to an exciting story, meet zookeepers, or enjoy an up-close animal encounter.

    Tickets on sale now for these upcoming dates:
    February 1, 15
    March 7, 21
    April 4, 18
    May 2, 16

     

    Note: Animal viewing subject to change. Program runs rain or shine.

    RESERVATIONS

    Book online or call

    619-557-3962
    koala with joey

    Australian Wildlife Relief

    Plush-crested Jay in the Zoo's Parker Aviary
    ZOONOOZ

    The Brainy Bunch

    Meet Some Smart Birds
    Mother polar bear with cub.
    ZOONOOZ

    Tracking Polar Bears...and More!

    Keeping Tabs in the Wild
    Masai giraffe
    GO BEHIND THE SCENES

    INSIDE LOOK TOURS

    Young brother and sister, mother and father wearing matching San Diego Zoo t-shirts.
    SHOPZOO

    ZOO FAMILY APPAREL

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    Creature Comforts

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