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Austin Zoo

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10807 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
+1 512-288-1490
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It was a cute little animal sanctuary/rescue. I particularly liked that the animals have names and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eliza J
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family friendly

great place to vsiti when its not too hot the animals were amazing and the admision was fair. i... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jaime N
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Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“train ride” (37 reviews)
“rescued animals” (26 reviews)
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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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"animal sanctuary"
in 34 reviews
"train ride"
in 37 reviews
"rescued animals"
in 26 reviews
"non profit"
in 19 reviews
"big cats"
in 18 reviews
"wide variety of animals"
in 6 reviews
"buy food to feed"
in 5 reviews
"rescue facility"
in 4 reviews
"bear cubs"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 8 reviews
"their lives"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful peacocks"
in 4 reviews
"small train"
in 4 reviews
"concession stand"
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"hill country"
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"gift shop"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jaime N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Kenneth M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 15 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
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Reviewed 6 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

Thank Kathie M
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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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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Being located so close to my home I regularly visit this place and have a membership. This is not an AZA-accredited zoo but a rescue animal facility. It is situated in a hill country setting and nested under live oak trees. It is small, but...More

Thank Homestyle68
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

It doesn’t compare to bigger zoos but fun place to spend a couple hours and reasonable. Often available on a Groupon. We usually pack a lunch with snacks and drinks but there is a concession stand. Small train ride perfect for the toddlers and some...More

Thank Connie A
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cglm2016
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.
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Pamela G F
3 April 2017|
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Response from Apanda8 | Reviewed this property |
No outside animals allowed inside. It is on their website and a sign before you entered.
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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
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