Cheetah with dog companion
Upgraded Experiences

Animals in Action Experience

WATCH VIDEO

At a Glance

Temporarily Unavailable — Please call 619-718-3000 for private tours that are operating. 

  • Adults, kids, tweens, teens, seniors
  • 1 hour; offered select days
  • Urban Jungle
  • View Age/Safety Restrictions
    Maximum of 2 children per adult; ages 5 and older; ages 5 to 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult.
  • Meet Animals Up Close!

    See exotic cats climb and jump and much more! Bring your camera to this fun and interactive experience, as we bring the animals out to you for an up-close view. Our expert trainers will also take you behind the scenes to feed, touch, or help train some of our animal ambassadors. You will hear amazing stories about each animal you meet, and find out how the San Diego Zoo is helping to save species here and around the world. Some animals are unique to this experience and can only be viewed by attending Animals In Action!* Reserve your spot today!

    *Our animal experiences are subject to change, based on the animals’ health and safety needs.

    You May Also Like

    Discovery Cart Tour

    Enjoy a 60-minute guided tour of the Zoo led by one of our knowledgeable guides.

    Save the Chubby Unicorns, Gorilla Shadow, Zoo Centennial Lion cloth facemasks
    SHOPZOO

    Face Masks

    Edward the Southern white rhino baby.
    ZOONOOZ

    Enchanted by Edward

    A WILDLIFE CARE SPECIALIST’S EXPERIENCE
    San Diego Zoo Kids
    Just for Kids

    VIDEOS, WILDLIFE STORIES, GAMES AND MORE!

    Hotel with pool
    Creature Comforts

    PREFERRED HOTELS