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Austin Zoo

Features Animals
Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fun time!

While it is not your large zoo, it is great to visit for all ages. The kids always enjoy the train... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marilyn H
Enjoyed it.

It was a cute little animal sanctuary/rescue. I particularly liked that the animals have names and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Eliza J
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  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“train ride”(38 reviews)
“rescued animals”(26 reviews)
Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.
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10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
+1 512-288-1490
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is not your large zoo, it is great to visit for all ages. The kids always enjoy the train ride.

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed seeing the animals so close up but, their enclosures were way too small. The lions were really agitated and wolves were pacing. It is a small place and my teenager was not impressed so I was glad I saved $$ by getting my...More

Thank Kelli K
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It was a cute little animal sanctuary/rescue. I particularly liked that the animals have names and back stories of how they came to be at the zoo

Thank Eliza J
Reviewed 6 August 2018

great place to vsiti when its not too hot the animals were amazing and the admision was fair. i have been to many zoos in my times and i found this one to be one of the better ones i have seen.

1  Thank Jaime N
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

It's not like a normal large zoo but it.is fun and not crowded. Had a good time there and would like to visit again when it's not so hot outside. Animals all seemed well taken care of and would recommend to visit.

1  Thank KennethM2727
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We’ve driven by the sign for years on 290 and wanted to go check this place out, so glad we finally did! All animals are rescue animals and will be able to reside here for the r stop their lives, that is a rare and...More

Thank Hunt4game
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Felt great to help zoo with its financial needs and enjoy some animals. Food and drink perfect. Auction items fun. Support the local rescue zoo!

Thank noodlehouser
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is an ok attractions, you need transportation to get there and it is not too big, they have a nice train, that goes around but it was sort of disappointing that they do not bread the animals to expand their number, that was not...More

1  Thank JorgeNorway
Reviewed 7 July 2018

While temporarily living in Austin this month, I decided to visit the Austin Zoo, but before I went I did a little research. My daughter told me not to expect much, because I am used to the very sophisticated Houston Zoo, and the Austin Zoo...More

1  Thank Kathie M
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We have gone here many times. Its small, the rescued animals are well cared for. This is not supposed to be a big city Zoo. Fun for whole family!

Thank Faith S
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16 March 2018|
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Response from Boyette N | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and there were birthday parties allowed on some areas.
Pamela G F
3 April 2017|
Response from Apanda8 | Reviewed this property |
No outside animals allowed inside. It is on their website and a sign before you entered.
Pamela G F
3 April 2017|
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Response from RICHARD g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not not I should think so Have a nice time