Flamingoes

Reservations

Reservations Required

All visitors ages 3 and up need either an advance ticket, or member reservation. If you have already purchased a ticket, or are Active Duty military (dependents must have a ticket, or member reservation), no further action is required. All guests must pass through a health screening prior to entry. Expect longer wait times during busy peak periods. No same-day re-entry permitted. Make a member reservation or purchase online now.

Please choose an option below:

FOR MEMBERS

I Need a Member Reservation for the Zoo

Members with a valid membership need to make a date-specific reservation here. Limit six (6) reservations per transaction.

Some memberships have blockout days. Please ensure you are not reserving blockout dates

If you cannot visit on your selected day, please make a new reservation for another day.

I Want to Join or Renew a Membership

To make a reservation, you must first be an active member. Once your transaction is complete, use your membership information to make your reservation to visit.

Change or Cancel My Reservation

To change an existing member reservation, use the link below and select a new date; no further action is required. There's no need to cancel a reservation if you can't visit on the day you originally selected. Simply select a new date using the link below when you are ready to visit again.

For Tickets

I Need to Buy Tickets

Guests who purchase date-specific tickets in advance do not need a separate entry reservation. Your ticket will serve as your reservation and must be presented to enter the Zoo. Note: Busy days will fill up quickly.  Purchase your ticket today and secure your entry!

Upon receipt of email, please read instructions, open and print or present PDF attachment for entrance.

I Already Have Tickets

Guests who already possess a valid Zoo or Safari Park ticket do not need a separate entry reservation. This includes: 2-Visit Pass, 3-4-1 Pass, or Guest Pass. Your ticket will serve as your reservation and no additional action is required.

Active Duty military never need a ticket or a reservation to enter on the day of their choice. Accompanying guests do need a pre-purchased ticket or membership and reservation.

Members, please make a member reservation.

Reservation Information

Do I need a reservation to visit the Zoo or Safari Park?

All visitors ages 3 and up require a ticket or member reservation to visit. There may still be a wait to enter the Zoo and Park at the health screening line, especially on busy days. To pre-purchase a ticket or make your member reservation, please click here for the Zoo or Safari Park.

I’m a member. Do I need a reservation for a specific day to visit the Zoo or Safari Park?

Yes! All member visitors and their guests ages 3 and up will require a valid form of membership admission and reservation for Zoo and Safari Park entrance. Please have your reservation and membership card ready at the turnstile. There may still be a wait to enter the Zoo and Safari Park at the health screening line, especially on busy days. To make your member reservation, please click here for the Zoo or Safari Park.

I’m Active Duty military. What do I need to visit?

Active Duty military, with a valid ID, do not require a ticket or a reservation. Valid military ID must be presented at time of arrival. All guests ages 3 or older who are accompanying Active Duty military are required to have a ticket, or a membership and reservation.

What if I don’t have a ticket or a member reservation when I arrive at the Zoo or Safari Park?

Due to COVID-19 protocols, the Zoo and Safari Park are operating with limited capacity. Visitors without a pre-purchased ticket and members without a date-specific reservation may be turned away because of capacity limits. To pre-purchase a ticket or make your member reservation, please click here for the Zoo or Safari Park.

As a member, can I make several reservations on different days?

Yes, as long as there is availability when you make your reservation. As a courtesy to all visitors, we ask that you only reserve the days you plan to visit. To pre-purchase a ticket or make your member reservation, please click here for the Zoo or Safari Park. Note: limit six (6) reservations per transaction.

Can I make a reservation on the same day I want to visit?

We highly recommend you purchase tickets or confirm your member reservation in advance, to secure your admission on the day of your choice. Please reserve online now for the Zoo or Safari Park. Visitors without a pre-purchased ticket and members without a date-specific reservation may be turned away because of capacity limits.

What if I already made a member reservation and need to change or cancel my reservation? 

To change an existing member reservation, use the link below and select a new date; no further action is required. There's no need to cancel a reservation if you can't visit on the day you originally selected. Simply select a new date using the link below when you are ready to visit again. Please visit us online to make a new reservation at https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/reservations or https://www.sdzsafaripark.org/reservations.

Will holidays and weekends be busier at the Zoo and the Safari Park?

Yes! Guests can expect fewer people on non-holiday weekdays, and more people on holidays and weekends. Please purchase and confirm your reservation today for the Zoo or Safari Park.
  
What if my selected date is not available when making a reservation?

Some days will fill up more quickly than others. Please check the calendar for availability. If your desired date is not available, the day on the calendar will be gray and you should select another day.

How long do you expect to use a reservation system for Zoo and Safari Park entry?

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing protocols, we expect to utilize a reservation system until further notice.

With a reservation, will I still have to wait to enter the Zoo or Safari Park?

All guests are required to pass through health screening prior to entry. Although you have a ticket or reservation, there may still be a wait to enter the Zoo and Park at the health screening line, especially on busy days.

What time should I arrive at the Zoo or Safari Park if I have a reservation?

You can arrive anytime between the scheduled opening time and the closing time on your selected day.