San Francisco Zoo & Gardens


San Francisco Zoo & Gardens is home to more than 2,000 exotic, endangered and rescued animals, representing more than 250 species, in 100 acres of majestic and peaceful gardens nestled against the Pacific Ocean.


There’s so much to see and do in this urban oasis.

Head for the African Savanna and surround yourself with giraffe, zebra and kudu, all living together in this dramatic open landscaped setting.  Come nose-to-nose with two of the Zoo’s beloved grizzly bears, sisters Kachina and Kiona at Grizzly Gulch.

Lemurs leap through the Lemur Forest, the largest outdoor lemur habitat in the country.  Across from the Lion House lies Penguin Island, home to the largest colony of adorable Magellanic penguins outside of the wild. Head for Koala Crossing to view cute koalas sitting high in the eucalyptus trees and admire the troop of gorillas which live in the lush Gorilla Preserve.

Farm animals for feeding and petting can be found in the popular Children’s Zoo.

Important information

In addition to lots of animals, there is lots of  entertainment for the whole family to enjoy including an historic steam train and carousel (extra charge) and uniquely themed play zone area that will ignite the imagination of children of all ages.

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Smartsave benefits
20% off guaranteed
Valid for up to 6 people
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Prices & Tickets
Regular Price With Voucher
Adult 15+ $23.00 $18.40
Child 4-14 yrs $17.00 $13.60
Senior 65+ $19.00 $15.20

Daily from 10.00am to 17.00pm

monday 10:00 - 17:00
tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
thursday 10:00 - 17:00
friday 10:00 - 17:00
saturday 10:00 - 17:00
sunday 10:00 - 17:00
What you should know
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult