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Giraffes at the Oakland Zoo

Bay Area Zoos & Aquariums

Get up-close-and-personal with wildlife at one of the San Francisco Bay Area's awesome zoos, aquariums, and wildlife centers. 

Featured Zoo & Aquarium Articles

February 19, 2024

Kids love aquariums, where you can get up-close with fish and marine animals of all types and learn about the world's aquatic ecosystems. Here's our guide to aquariums in the Bay Area and beyond.
Giraffes and antelope at Safari West zoo in Santa Rosa

March 2, 2023

A trip to the zoo has always been a treasured outing for families, and the Bay Area has a wide variety of zoos to experience where you can meet animals and learn about their habitats and wildlife conservation.