Living Coast Discovery Center
A Unique Zoo and Aquarium Located only 6 Miles South of downtown San Diego
Get up-close and personal with amazing coastal wildlife at the Living Coast Discovery Center! Located within a national wildlife refuge on San Diego Bay, this nonprofit zoo and aquarium offers an intimate, hands-on nature experience for animal-lovers of all ages. Meet endangered sea turtles, octopi, sharks, rays, eagles, owls, hawks, snakes, lizards, and more! Then explore the refuge walking trails to enjoy scenic views of downtown San Diego and the bay. Turtle Lagoon has been expanded to provide more space for the turtles and interactive features for guests. Want to go behind the scenes and feed the turtles? Check out the VIP Animal Encounters on our website.
Adults (18-64) $16
Children (4-17) $11
Seniors (65+) 20% Off Admission
Students (with ID) 20% Off Admission
Free Children (0-2) Free
Everyday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.Once in parking lot, please wait for the Living Coast Discovery Center shuttle.