Compare Passes in San Diego

If you are finding it difficult to decide which pass is right for you, we’ve devised this handy chart that gives you a side by side comparison. It’s not the last word but it should give you a better idea which card is right for you. Don’t forget to read the notes for more info that does not fit on the chart.

FeatureGo San Diego CardSan Diego 3 for 1 Pass
Calendar Days to Use it1, 2, 3, 5 or 75 days
Cost for an Adult$74-292$129
Cost for a Child$58-225$99
Full Color Guidebook
Number of Attractions493
Fast Track/VIP Entry
Restaurant and Shopping Discounts
VisitationOnce Per DayGood at all locations for
5 consecutive days
List of Attractions
Air and Space Museum
Belmont Park Unlimited Ride Wristband
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Boomers! San Diego Unlimited Pass
Chinese Historical Museum
Chula Vista Nature Center
City Tour by Gray Line
Coronado Ferry
Discovery Science Center
Firehouse Museum
Flagship Harbor Cruise or Whale Watch
Gaslamp Quarter Walking Tour
GoCar 30 minute navigational tour
Guided Tijuana Tour by Grayline
Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Hollywood Museum
Hotel del Coronado Walking Tour
Ice Town La Jolla
Japanese Friendship Garden, San-Kei-En
Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Soak City Waterpark
La Jolla kayaking, biking, or snorkeling
LEGOLAND California
Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
Mingei International Museum
Miramar Speed Circuit Race (M-F only)
Model Railroad Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art - La Jolla
Museum of History & Art, Coronado
Museum of Making Music
Museum of Photographic Arts
Natural History Museum
New Children's Museum
PETCO Park Tours
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center + IMAX
San Diego Art Institute
San Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego History Center
San Diego Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Man
San Diego Sports Museum
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
SeaWorld San Diego*
The Whaley House Museum
Wave House Athletic Club
Whale Watch by Flagship Cruises
William Heath Davis House
Bonus on 3, 5 and 7 day cards.
Go San Diego CardSan Diego 3 for 1 Pass



Both are great pass the 3 for 1 pass is specialized. It is a great deal if you want to go to SeaWorld. If you are just going to the Zoo or Wild Animal Park, there are cheaper options.

The Go San Diego Card is a good bet if you want to go to many different kinds of attractions in San Diego. It includes just about everything you can do including the Zoo, Aquarium, Whale Watch, LegoLand, and just about everything in Balboa Park. On a 3day card, you can use one of the days to go to SeaWorld.