Polar Bear Plunge

Zoo Exhibit
2920 Zoo Dr (Northern Frontier, San Diego Zoo)
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 231-1515


  • Our polar bears are named Chinook (meaning wind), Kalluk (meaning thunder), and Tatqiq (meaning moon). Kalluk & Tatqiq are brother & sister, & Kalluk and Chinook are mates. Kalluk weighs 950lbs!
  • Polar Bear Plunge opened in 1996 and was renovated in 2010. It houses over 30 species representing the Arctic. The bears swim in a 130,000 gallon pool.
  • Every time I come here, I wanna Coke!
  • Carrot anyone?
  • Great place to see Polar Bears!
  • 1 word. AWESOME!!!!!!!
  • Bears are frightening
  • Closed .
  • One of the polar bears never came out
  • Try to go when they give the polar bears a carrot!
  • Awesome exhibit.
  • Enjoy! Es una experiencia nica
  • Disfrutar del oso es una experiencia nica !
  • Los osos son juguetones
  • It's a lot of fun.
  • Take the bus tour for some of the best views of the bears!
  • The polar bear are very cute
  • Cool@place to hang out.
  • Great sight line. Friendly staff.
  • One of the best exhibits there. If you're not up-close and personal with the bears, just wait. They will come out and it will be worth it.

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