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

KinderZoo

At a Glance

  • Ages 3–5 and their favorite adult (price is per person)
  • 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Select Days
  • Trek through the Zoo with your favorite adult to visit some of our favorite animals before the Zoo opens for the day. Once you observe and learn about the animal of the month, you may have the opportunity to do a fun craft, listen to an exciting story, or meet an animal ambassador.

    E Is for Elephant
    February 16, 2019

    P Is for Penguin
    March 2 and 16, 2019

    C Is for Cheetah
    April 6 and 20, 2019

    S Is for Sloth
    May 4 and 18, 2019

    Z Is for Zebra
    June 1 and 15, 2019

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

    RESERVATIONS

    Book online or call

    619-557-3962
    Giant panda Bai Yun and cub.
    Wildlife Conservancy

    ADOPT A GIANT PANDA

    A pair of giraffes against a Kenyan landscape.
    CITIZEN SCIENCE

    GIRAFFE SPOTTERS WANTED

    HELP RESEARCHERS SAVE WILDLIFE
    Greater one-horned rhino calf resting its head on its mother's while they wade in a pool of water.
    ZOONOOZ

    GREAT(ER) NEWS

    TWO NEW RHINO CALVES AT THE PARK
    Ring-tailed lemur, African penguin, and leopard illustrated in front of a laser light show.
    EXPLORE SIX NEW HABITATS

    AFRICA ROCKS

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    Creature Comforts

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