California Zoo’s and Aquariums page 2.

Micke Grove Regional Park, Lodi Ca.

A gem with plenty of amenities, this 258-acre oak tree park features Micke Grove Zoo, (click here for more info); the Japanese Garden, a favorite wedding spot with Cherry Blossom trees, Tea Pavilion and Koi pond; rental facilities with outdoor picnic shelters and indoor facilities for receptions, family reunions and corporate events; Funderwoods Amusement Park, offering fun-filled rides, delicious treats and party packages; the San Joaquin Historical Museum; softball fields and a children’s play area.

Location: 11793 N. Micke Grove Rd., Lodi (Off Highway 99, west of Armstrong Rd. exit and follow the signs).

Micke Grove Zoo is open every day of the year from 10:00am-5:00pm except for Christmas Day.
The last zoo admission is at 4:30pm

$5 adults (ages 14 and up)
$3 for children (ages 3-13)
Free for children 2 years and under.
Visit there website here.

Oakland Zoo Oakland Ca.

The Oakland Zoo is open daily from 10am to 4pm, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. The children’s rides area, train, and sky ride open at 11am. In the event of inclement weather, the Zoo may be forced to close.
Nestled in the rolling hills of 525-acre Knowland Park, the Zoo is located at 9777 Golf Links Rd., Oakland off Highway 580, and is home to more than 440 native and exotic animals.
The Oakland Zoo is a non-profit organization, managed by the East Bay Zoological Society. Founded in 1922 by Henry Snow, the Zoo has been located in its current Knowland Park location since 1936.

Zoo Hours
Every Day: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Admissions Prices:
Adults: Ages 15-64: $18.75
Children: Ages 2-14: $14.75
Children: Ages 2-14: $14.75
Seniors: Ages 65-75: $14.75

Parking: $10.00 per car / $13.00 per bus.

Visit there website here.

Santa Barbara Zoo,
Santa Barbara Ca.

The Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens is located on over 30 acres overlooking East beach. With over 600 animals, the Zoo offers the Gift Store, a Dentzel family enclosed carousel and two C.P. Huntington trains to complete your visit.
The Santa Barbara Zoo is dedicated to the preservation, conservation and enhancement of the natural world and its living treasures through education, research, and recreation.

Zoo Hours
Everyday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

Adults (13-64) : $17
Children (2-12) : $10
Seniors (65+) : $13
Children Under 2 : Free

Visit there site here.

Sacramento Zoo. Napa Valley, California

Visit The Little Zoo in the Park

The William Land Park Zoo opened on June 2, 1927 as the City of Sacramento brought together an assortment of animals from area parks. At that time, the 4.2 acre zoo was home to a diverse collection of 40 animals that included monkeys, raccoons, birds, deer and various other small animals. Today the Zoo is home to over 140 native, rare and endangered species and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The Zoo is wholly managed by the nonprofit Sacramento Zoological Society and inspires conservation awareness through education and recreation.

January: Daily 10 am to 4 pm (winter hours)
February through October: Daily 9 am to 4 pm

Adults: $14.95
Senior 65+: $13.95
Children Ages 2-11: $9.95
Children Ages 0-1: Free

Visit there site here.

San Diego Zoo in San Diego, California

The San Diego Wild Animal Park opened іn 1972, аnd mаnу оf thе attractions thаt wеrе thеrе fоr thе opening аrе stіll аrоund today. Тhе Park іs nоt set uр lіkе а traditional zoo bесаusе mоst оf thе exhibits аrе іn аn open area оn acres оf land. Тhіs allows thе Park tо kеер herds оf dіffеrеnt species thаt interact wіth еасh оthеr іn аn environment thаt simulates thеіr natural habitat. Весаusе оf thіs, thе animals display mаnу оf thеіr natural behaviors, providing Park visitors wіth а better understanding оf hоw thеу live. The Wild Animal Park’s mоst popular attraction іs thе Wgasa Bush Lіnе Railway whісh takes visitors оn а 3 mile, 40 minute journey thrоugh mоst оf thе Park’s main areas аnd thеn іntо thе San Pasqual Valley. – Read full article about the San Diego Zoo “Here”

Hours of operation
Open every day of the year, including all holidays.
Current Hours: 9:00 am-9:00 pm

1-Day Pass Includes: One visit to the San Diego Zoo®, Guided Bus Tour, Kangaroo Express Bus, Skyfari aerial tram, and all regularly scheduled shows.
Adult (ages 12 & older) $48.00
Child (Ages 3–11) $38.00
1-Day Pass Plus*Most Popular
Includes: All the features of the 1-Day Pass, plus choice of one 4-D Theater experience
Adult (Ages 12 & older) $54.00
Child (Ages 3–11) $44.00

For full info visit there website here.