Step Back from Zoom & Head to the Zoo

San Diego Zoo & Safari Park Reopening

San Diego Attractions | San Diego Zoo & Safari Park Now Open

We have a bit of good news to brighten your Zoom-filled days as we approach our 12th month of quarantine: The San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have reopened to guests as of Saturday, January 30, 2021 following California lifting stay-at-home orders. Locals and visitors alike can once again experience wildlife with their families, stroll among diverse habitats, and take part in fun, educational activities that bring us closer to the natural world despite this time of isolation.

Though several attractions remain temporarily closed, the parks are still offering select shows, shopping, dining and transportation, while ensuring the safety of guests, employees and wildlife. Take an airborne shortcut over the treetops on the Skyfari aerial tram, visit and learn about incredible wildlife, and indulge in a variety of outdoor dining experiences. The San Diego Zoo and Safari Park is sure to have something for everyone!

Before you go, some of the newly implemented measures you can expect to see at the parks include:

  • All visitors ages 3 and up will require a ticket or membership and reservation to visit
  • For the safety of our visitors, team members, and wildlife,  all guests age 2 and older are required to wear facial coverings
  • Prior to entry, all guests must  answer several health screening questions
  • Facial coverings can be lowered when actively eating or drinking
  • No same-day re-entry will be permitted
  • Entrance for visitors without a reservation is subject to temporary reduced daily attendance limits and reservation availability

These measures meet and exceed current guidance from health authorities, including the CDC, along with requirements of the state of California and San Diego County. To learn more or to reserve your tickets, check out their website here.


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