California zoos & wildlife parks
wide range of environments, its coasts, desert,
temperate areas and mountains
California is a state that is well suited to hosting different kinds of
zoos and wildlife parks. And it does. California has over 25 zoos,
The best zoos and wildlife parks in California
Here are the best theme parks in the state of California, listed by
Information and price comparison: prices indicated are for standard
single person 1-day basic admission prices in 2017 to park and/or rides.
Los Angeles and southern California
Zoos, wildlife and Safari parks
San Diego zoo .
Reputedly one of the world's top zoos. 100 acre site. Run for the city
of San Diego by the non-profit San Diego zoological society. Over 3700
animals from 650 species. Includes koalas and pandas. Many animals in
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- Micke Grove Zoo
- Non-profit public-owned aquarium on Cannery Row, Monterey. One of the
world's best aquariums, participating in oceanographic research
projects and ocean species rehabilitation. Attractions include Pacific
coast sea otters.
- SeaWorld San Diego
- Six Flags Discovery
Kingdom - Animal theme park, with rides. 135 acres.
Between San Francisco and Sacramento
- Safari West