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San Antonio Zoo General Admission

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  • Admission to the San Antonio Zoo
  • See animals including giraffes, zebras, hippos, and armadillos
  • Learn about tigers, gibbons, and others at the daily talks
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San Antonio Zoo General Admission
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San Antonio Zoo General Admission
From US$14,99
Overview
Visit the San Antonio Zoo to see more than 3,000 animals from around the globe. Check out the largest collection of birds in the world; large animals including tigers, hippos, zebras, and elephants; a number of different monkeys; and daily talks by the experts. Ride a train around the beautifully landscaped grounds, or let the kids take a spin on the carousel, which features colorful native Texas animals.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the San Antonio Zoo to explore the diverse exhibits that feature animals from around the world.

In the Africa Live section, look through underwater viewing windows to watch hippos, crocodiles, and African cichlid fish in the water. Then head over to the African Plains to see Grevy's zebra, crowned cranes, ostriches, Marabou storks, topi antelopes, and more.

Get a feel for the rain forest at The Amazonia exhibit, which includes jaguar and ocelot, among other large and small cats, plus a number of different monkeys, such as cotton-topped tamarins, capuchins, marmosets, and white-faced saki monkeys.

The lush Cranes Of The World display is located on the zoo's existing waterway, providing visitors with the chance to experience the cranes' habitat. Other birds gather in the Hixon Bird House, including species from the American southwest (roadrunner, burrowing owl); the jungles of Asia (lesser green broadbill, fairy bluebird); South American rain forest (quetzal, tinamou, sun bittern); and the African bush (Taveta golden weaver, Egyptian plover, jacana).

Find out more about the some of the zoo's most popular animals during daily presentations (check the schedule for timing).

At the carousel, kids can catch a ride on native Texas animals such as a whooping crane, white-tailed deer, Texas horned lizard, and the jackalope, along with other creatures. The zoo train offers rides around the premises (additional expense), and refreshments are available for purchase at the cafe.
Reviews (34)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great mid sized zoo

There at Christmas at the zoo. Very friendly staff, and really appreciated my membership at another zoo discounted my tickets. Beautiful in December

Thank DBPTNT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Biggest Zoo I've Visited

This was the biggest zoo I have visited so far in my life. There is a wide variety of animals which was great and many I had never seen before in real life. They may have a few to many bird exhibits but other than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JERRY B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fun visit

In reading other reviews, I was not sure what to expect. Some complained it was too small or too expensive. I felt general admission price was reasonable and the zoo size was great. My 3 year old loved it and we spent most of the...More

Thank jellogirl
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile
Great zoo

I loved this zoo. They also have birds like an aviary and some aquarium displays inside. Nice collection of animals and a fun place to visit. The train is outside in Brekenridge Park and was really awesome. A good 20 minute ride with : stops....More

Thank 282annalaurab
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Excellent family outing

First let me say I love zoos. Small zoo, big zoos, any kind of zoos. I’ve been to zoos all over the country. I can honestly say that this zoo is one of the very best! The layout of the enclosures, the animals, the personell...all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TxChik
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TravisE124
20 July 2018|
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Response from Evans B | Reviewed this property |
With proper Hydration and loose clothing maybe a sunhat you should be okay, of course sunblock always helps too (LoL).
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Yvonne C
8 July 2018|
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Response from Alejandro B | Reviewed this property |
You do but there is really no long wait times so unless you are getting a good deal online I wouldn't do it.
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tequilarose2018
30 May 2018|
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Can we take water in with us?
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