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Austin Zoo

Features Animals
Open Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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Great staff

Loved that this zoo rehabilitates animals. The staff was incredible and super insightful. Zach was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cody M
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Trinity, Texas
Great small zoo rescuing animals

Not knowing that all the animals at the zoo were rescues before we arrived was a great surprise... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SGI_Beachman
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Canton, Georgia
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  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“train ride”(38 reviews)
“rescued animals”(26 reviews)
“non profit”(19 reviews)
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Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
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10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
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+1 512-288-1490
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved that this zoo rehabilitates animals. The staff was incredible and super insightful. Zach was particularly helpful in describing the animals and engaging with my kids.

Thank Cody M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not knowing that all the animals at the zoo were rescues before we arrived was a great surprise. Feeding the goats, sheep, lamas, and deer are fun for kids and adults. You can cover the entire zoo in 90 minutes spending time at all the...More

Thank SGI_Beachman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a smaller scale zoo/animal sanctuary/rescue tucked in the hills of Austin. I particularly liked that the animals have names and stories of how they came to be at the zoo. It's amazing how close you can get to the animals. It was raining...More

Thank dahopk2017
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely morning with our young grandson here. I was surprised to see so many kinds of animals here, all taken in by the Austin Zoo when they needed help. It’s a small zoo, but a very fun morning! Lots of peacocks, goats,...More

Thank LJMK1
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We loved this small zoo tucked off in the hills. The animals were active and the train rise came with a few surprises including beautiful views.

Thank Fredrick S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Coolest place ever in Texas and I love to go there again and again . Next year would be different if some people might want to clean up some of the poop.

Thank Zen B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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 4 September 2018

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

2  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 274elizaj
Reviewed 5 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
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cglm2016
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Response from Boyette N | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and there were birthday parties allowed on some areas.
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No outside animals allowed inside. It is on their website and a sign before you entered.
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Response from RICHARD g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not not I should think so Have a nice time
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