We look forward to your visit to the Discovery Center!
What to Expect:
- Scheduled Guest Adventures & VIP Animal Encounters
- Food Services - We have light snacks and beverages for purchase in the gift shop. Want to stay longer? We encourage you to bring your own lunch for a perfect picnic out in nature!
- Add to Your Visit - Nature Trails, VIP Animal Encounters, Kayaking, and Composting Classes
Location & Directions:
1000 Gunpowder Point Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91910-1201
(619) 409-5900 | (619) 409-5910 (fax)
The Living Coast Discovery Center is located on San Diego Bay approximately seven miles south of downtown San Diego and seven miles north of the international border. Access to the facility is available from the public parking lot via free, convenient shuttles.
Driving Directions: From Interstate 5, take the E Street exit in Chula Vista and go west. Follow the signs to the Discovery Center’s parking lot and wait for complimentary shuttle.
San Diego Trolley: Take the San Diego Trolley to the Bayfront/E Street Trolley Station and stop at the Visitor Information Center to request our shuttle.
Monday – Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM
Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
$14 Adults (18-64)
$9 Children (4-17)
Free Children (0-3)
$9 Seniors (65+)
$9 Students (18+ w/ID)
Military (active, retired, veteran) – FREE year round (w/ID)
First Responders (fire, police, EMT) - FREE year round (w/ID)
20% Discount for Families of Military & First Responders
Group Rate – 20% Discount (reservation required for groups)
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*Rate discounts cannot be combined with any other coupons or offers
(Admission fees subject to change)