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 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.

    S Is for Surprise
    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
    Baby hamadryas
    ZOONOOZ

    BABY BOOM

    NEW ARRIVALS AT THE ZOO AND PARK
    Baby elephant being fed by a caretaker at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
    ZOONOOZ

    TRAILBLAZING CONSERVATION

    TINY TUSKERS GET A SECOND CHANCE
    Hotel with pool
    Creature Comforts

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