San Diego Wild Animal Park

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Just back from our trip. I know $90 for 1 1/2 hours or $130 for
3 1/2 hours sounds steep but we just got back from the 1 1/2 hour photo safari and already am planning on going back next year for the 3 1/2 hour. It was amazing. Freezing that day (december visit) but the animal interaction was something I couldn't even imagine. You ride the jeep into the enclosures and get up close and personal. At one point we were feeding 3 giraffes at a time. The last encounter the sun broke through the clouds and 7 or 8 giraffes came galloping over the hill towards the hill with all the other wildlife mixed in (still learning names:) It was a memory of a life time. Try it, you won't regret it. Now I have to go back to have time to do the rest.

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Just back from our trip. I know $90 for 1 1/2 hours or $130 for
3 1/2 hours sounds steep but we just got back from the 1 1/2 hour photo safari and already am planning on going back next year for the 3 1/2 hour. It was amazing. Freezing that day (december visit) but the animal interaction was something I couldn't even imagine. You ride the jeep into the enclosures and get up close and personal. At one point we were feeding 3 giraffes at a time. The last encounter the sun broke through the clouds and 7 or 8 giraffes came galloping over the hill towards the hill with all the other wildlife mixed in (still learning names:) It was a memory of a life time. Try it, you won't regret it. Now I have to go back to have time to do the rest.

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Animals in the wild. Sort of. More so than any zoo you will ever see. For those that don't like long walks, this may not be the park for you. And for those that don't like hot weather, I would definitly not recommend this during spring and summer. The really fun part of the park is the free tram that you can take around the open air terrain. Acres and acres of land for all of those animals to roam free and live a more natural life.

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Animals in the wild. Sort of. More so than any zoo you will ever see. For those that don't like long walks, this may not be the park for you. And for those that don't like hot weather, I would definitly not recommend this during spring and summer. The really fun part of the park is the free tram that you can take around the open air terrain. Acres and acres of land for all of those animals to roam free and live a more natural life.

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The Wild Animal Park is a bit of a drive from the city, but well worth it. They have recently redone a few exhibits, namely the lions, making them very close for viewing. You can feed lorikeets and also giraffes for a token price. I do recommend taking the train ride if you're not in good shape, the park is filled with steep inclines.

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The Wild Animal Park is a bit of a drive from the city, but well worth it. They have recently redone a few exhibits, namely the lions, making them very close for viewing. You can feed lorikeets and also giraffes for a token price. I do recommend taking the train ride if you're not in good shape, the park is filled with steep inclines.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is a great place for families, but just like any other amusement park, food and souvineers are very expensive. There are several cool animals to checkout, interesting exhibits to see, and much more.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is a great place for families, but just like any other amusement park, food and souvineers are very expensive. There are several cool animals to checkout, interesting exhibits to see, and much more.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is way better than its more famous cousin, the San Diego Zoo. You actually get to see animals in a naturalistic setting, as opposed to cages. Plus, theres considerably less walking around you have to doyou can ride the train around the perimeter of the park and see pretty much everything.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is way better than its more famous cousin, the San Diego Zoo. You actually get to see animals in a naturalistic setting, as opposed to cages. Plus, theres considerably less walking around you have to doyou can ride the train around the perimeter of the park and see pretty much everything.

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This is a great zoo and amusement park for the family. YOu can take a train ride throughout the park and see a large variety of the animals out in the open land. They have wonderful children's programs and camps as well as shows. They even have a camp over at night and Holiday programs as well.

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This is a great zoo and amusement park for the family. YOu can take a train ride throughout the park and see a large variety of the animals out in the open land. They have wonderful children's programs and camps as well as shows. They even have a camp over at night and Holiday programs as well.

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The Wild Animal Park is different than the San Diego Zoo although it's part of the same company. An 1,800 acre wildlife preserve in Escondido. Be sure to check for special deals for both the Wild Animal Park and San Diego Zoo to save on admission costs.

I prefer the SD Zoo over the Wild Animal Park however I've been to both locations. If you're a first time visitor, you need to check them both out.

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★★★★☆

The Wild Animal Park is different than the San Diego Zoo although it's part of the same company. An 1,800 acre wildlife preserve in Escondido. Be sure to check for special deals for both the Wild Animal Park and San Diego Zoo to save on admission costs.

I prefer the SD Zoo over the Wild Animal Park however I've been to both locations. If you're a first time visitor, you need to check them both out.

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This is a great place to take out of town guests, or just to visit on your own. There is a tramway that takes you throughout the entire park and you get to see the lions out in the open, and the giraffes right next door, and there are no bars and no cages! Truly wonderful experience!

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This is a great place to take out of town guests, or just to visit on your own. There is a tramway that takes you throughout the entire park and you get to see the lions out in the open, and the giraffes right next door, and there are no bars and no cages! Truly wonderful experience!

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I really enjoyed visiting the San Diego Wild Animal Park. It features many different types of animals from hippos to rhinos, lions to tigers, elephants to giraffes, and all are in a natural type of environment, sort of like a big savannah. It is really awesome to see these animals in what is similar to their natural habitat. Admission prices are a little higher than the San Diego Zoo, but I don't believe admission is higher than $30 for an adult. I highly recommend visiting the Wild Animal Park to get a different feel for what these animals are really like.

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I really enjoyed visiting the San Diego Wild Animal Park. It features many different types of animals from hippos to rhinos, lions to tigers, elephants to giraffes, and all are in a natural type of environment, sort of like a big savannah. It is really awesome to see these animals in what is similar to their natural habitat. Admission prices are a little higher than the San Diego Zoo, but I don't believe admission is higher than $30 for an adult. I highly recommend visiting the Wild Animal Park to get a different feel for what these animals are really like.

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This is a nice alternative to the zoo and a good way to feel like you're seeing the animals in a more authentic setting. The train ride is the big highlight of the park, mimicing a safari. No matter how long the lines are (they move fast anyway), the train ride is not to be missed.

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★★★★☆

This is a nice alternative to the zoo and a good way to feel like you're seeing the animals in a more authentic setting. The train ride is the big highlight of the park, mimicing a safari. No matter how long the lines are (they move fast anyway), the train ride is not to be missed.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is a lot of fun! There you can observe koalas, pandas, flamingoes, and many other wonderful wild animals. The Children's Zoo is not only for kids. It has more than 30 special animal exhibits that the entire family can enjoy.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is a lot of fun! There you can observe koalas, pandas, flamingoes, and many other wonderful wild animals. The Children's Zoo is not only for kids. It has more than 30 special animal exhibits that the entire family can enjoy.

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I would recommend visiting Sea World of the San Diego Zoo before visiting the Wild Animal Park as there isn't much to do beyond taking a ride on the tram around the park. This park is set up to mimic an environment just like one you would find in the animal's natural setting, so the park is huge. You can see a variety of wild beasts, most of which are lazily lounging around. There is also a few other sites visitors can walk to, but be prepared to walk far and long!

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★★★☆☆

I would recommend visiting Sea World of the San Diego Zoo before visiting the Wild Animal Park as there isn't much to do beyond taking a ride on the tram around the park. This park is set up to mimic an environment just like one you would find in the animal's natural setting, so the park is huge. You can see a variety of wild beasts, most of which are lazily lounging around. There is also a few other sites visitors can walk to, but be prepared to walk far and long!

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this place was really cool and fun to go to when i was little. i enjoyed all the sights, sounds and most of all, the cool animals. there are many shows and attractions.

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this place was really cool and fun to go to when i was little. i enjoyed all the sights, sounds and most of all, the cool animals. there are many shows and attractions.

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Although the Wild Animal Park offers a greater variety of animals the park itself is not as luxurious as the Zoo or nearly as comfortable. That is why the Wild Animal Park does not get as much buisiness as the Zoo.

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Although the Wild Animal Park offers a greater variety of animals the park itself is not as luxurious as the Zoo or nearly as comfortable. That is why the Wild Animal Park does not get as much buisiness as the Zoo.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is far and away the best man-made location for learning about animals and their behaviors. While a zoo is nice for up-close looks, the Animal Park allows you to better view the animals in more natural settings. There are tram rides, walking trails (most are easily walked with strollers), an herb garden, a California section with native plant species and Condors, and of course the animals enclosures. If you live in San Diego county, I would highly recommend a year round pass because its well worth it.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is far and away the best man-made location for learning about animals and their behaviors. While a zoo is nice for up-close looks, the Animal Park allows you to better view the animals in more natural settings. There are tram rides, walking trails (most are easily walked with strollers), an herb garden, a California section with native plant species and Condors, and of course the animals enclosures. If you live in San Diego county, I would highly recommend a year round pass because its well worth it.

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I love this place. I would come here all the time a child. Its a great place for kids. This is such a great place because this is the closest im going to get to these animals ever. The exibits are very creativly done and the whole experience was very positive.

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I love this place. I would come here all the time a child. Its a great place for kids. This is such a great place because this is the closest im going to get to these animals ever. The exibits are very creativly done and the whole experience was very positive.

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This is a great place to visit with family, and friends all year long. In the winter they have Christmas fun and in the summer they have extremely long hours to enjoy everything.

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This is a great place to visit with family, and friends all year long. In the winter they have Christmas fun and in the summer they have extremely long hours to enjoy everything.

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The Wild Animal Park is a well kept and clean park where the animals are allowed to roam free and interatact with other animals. This makes it the greatest zoo I have ever been to because it is the only zoo i know of to allow interactions betwen different animals. The only problem is that it is sort of a logn drive

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★★★★☆

The Wild Animal Park is a well kept and clean park where the animals are allowed to roam free and interatact with other animals. This makes it the greatest zoo I have ever been to because it is the only zoo i know of to allow interactions betwen different animals. The only problem is that it is sort of a logn drive

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The animals roam free in a savannah. You can go into an enclosure and have butterflies and birds land all over you. They have an amazing condor breeding program that's saving the birds from extinction. All in all a great place, and if you get the year pass and go a few times, not a bad deal either. Plus, your money goes to a good cause.

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The animals roam free in a savannah. You can go into an enclosure and have butterflies and birds land all over you. They have an amazing condor breeding program that's saving the birds from extinction. All in all a great place, and if you get the year pass and go a few times, not a bad deal either. Plus, your money goes to a good cause.

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I love going to the San Diego Wild Animal Park. I wish I could get there more often because they have so many ifferent types of animals and they are all so cool!

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I love going to the San Diego Wild Animal Park. I wish I could get there more often because they have so many ifferent types of animals and they are all so cool!

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The Wild Animal Park is a unique place to view rare and endangered animals. They try their best here to show the animals in expansive natural habitats, contrary to most zoos around. The tram ride is a very fun experience.

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The Wild Animal Park is a unique place to view rare and endangered animals. They try their best here to show the animals in expansive natural habitats, contrary to most zoos around. The tram ride is a very fun experience.

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Placed out in the middle of escondido here lies a fun place to spend the day. Althought its not the san diego zoo it is a fun place to spend the day .

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Placed out in the middle of escondido here lies a fun place to spend the day. Althought its not the san diego zoo it is a fun place to spend the day .

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is a great place for kids to view animals all day. It is a little long of a drive, but well worth while. I highly recommend this to anyone visiting San Diego.

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The San Diego Wild Animal Park is a great place for kids to view animals all day. It is a little long of a drive, but well worth while. I highly recommend this to anyone visiting San Diego.

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Nothing is better than to spend the day seeing animals from all over the world. This park is not as great when compared to the San Diego zoo but it offers a different type of experience not unlike going on safari. Irvine meadows is a great location for this park because it is half way between San Diego and Los Angles.

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Nothing is better than to spend the day seeing animals from all over the world. This park is not as great when compared to the San Diego zoo but it offers a different type of experience not unlike going on safari. Irvine meadows is a great location for this park because it is half way between San Diego and Los Angles.

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A large animal park with all kinds of really interesting animals in thier wild habitat. You do not get to pet any of the animals but I think that is a good thing because I would not want to be eaten by a lion. It was very hot during the summer when I went last year but still a great trip

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A large animal park with all kinds of really interesting animals in thier wild habitat. You do not get to pet any of the animals but I think that is a good thing because I would not want to be eaten by a lion. It was very hot during the summer when I went last year but still a great trip

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The Wild Animal Park is great and it is one of the best in the world. It is a great place to spend a day, it is also a great place for kids, everyone I've met has enjoyed this zoo.

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The Wild Animal Park is great and it is one of the best in the world. It is a great place to spend a day, it is also a great place for kids, everyone I've met has enjoyed this zoo.

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The San Diego Wild animal park is a great park for anyone living in or visiting San Diego. It has many African safari animals that people are allowed to go very near and, in the cases of animals like giraffes, even feed. While some exibits may be closed when you go, the San Diego Wild animal park is a great retreat and a great deal.

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The San Diego Wild animal park is a great park for anyone living in or visiting San Diego. It has many African safari animals that people are allowed to go very near and, in the cases of animals like giraffes, even feed. While some exibits may be closed when you go, the San Diego Wild animal park is a great retreat and a great deal.

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Although the advertising makes it seem like the wild animal park is a lot better than the zoo, it is not. Their arn't that many animals but you do get a good view of everything. I like how they let their animals roam and you can take tram ride and see everything but you can see everything in 2 hours. I like variety, you can't get it here, but it's not a bad place to visit if you like tigers and lions and giraffes.

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Although the advertising makes it seem like the wild animal park is a lot better than the zoo, it is not. Their arn't that many animals but you do get a good view of everything. I like how they let their animals roam and you can take tram ride and see everything but you can see everything in 2 hours. I like variety, you can't get it here, but it's not a bad place to visit if you like tigers and lions and giraffes.

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eh. this place isn't too impressive, but it's definitely a change of scenery from the san diego zoo. it gets really hot in escondido, so be careful to stay hydrated. the place doesn't have too many attractions, but they do have animals that you wouldn't normally see at a zoo. it's pretty far away from downtown san diego too. good luck with traffic.

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eh. this place isn't too impressive, but it's definitely a change of scenery from the san diego zoo. it gets really hot in escondido, so be careful to stay hydrated. the place doesn't have too many attractions, but they do have animals that you wouldn't normally see at a zoo. it's pretty far away from downtown san diego too. good luck with traffic.

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The Wild Animal Park is a very nice place to go out and take walk in the park. If you have little ones who enjoy feeding the animals, be sure to take a couple dollars in quarters to feed the ducks, deer, and a couple dollars to feed the giraffes. It's two dollars for two bisquits for the giraffes. It's a great experience. Don't miss out just because you didn't bring couple bucks.

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★★★★☆

The Wild Animal Park is a very nice place to go out and take walk in the park. If you have little ones who enjoy feeding the animals, be sure to take a couple dollars in quarters to feed the ducks, deer, and a couple dollars to feed the giraffes. It's two dollars for two bisquits for the giraffes. It's a great experience. Don't miss out just because you didn't bring couple bucks.

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