Balboa Park: Exploring Arts, Culture, and Nature of San Diego's Urban Oasis

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 miles
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Feel inspired by the architecture, landscape and venues of the Park with in-app audio-tour
  • Discover the setting of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition fit in the modern park
  • Take a chance to meet the world's largest adorable koala colony outside of Australia
  • Get close to nature as you stroll the picturesque trails and spacious blooming gardens
  • Learn what meaning the Japanese word mingei has and where you can see its expression
Welcome to the Balboa Park in San Diego! With this in-app audio tour, you will explore a part of this iconic multifaceted park, get astonished by the Spanish-Colonial-style buildings, and learn which attractions inside are best to visit. The tour starts near the famous San Diego Zoo, one of the largest zoos in America, so you can visit it and meet over 3,700 rare and endangered animals. Whil...

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Tip on how to visit a concert of the world's largest outdoor organ for free
  • Entrance tickets to attractions — you can visit them on your own
  • Earphones — you should use your own
  • Food and drinks — purchased on your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
San Diego Zoo
Zoo Drive, 2920
Veterans Museum and Memorial Center
Park Boulevard, 2115
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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