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Address: 10807 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78709
Phone Number:
+1 512-288-1490
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.

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Great place to bring the grandkids

Fun afternoon and a nice walk. small railroad ride was fun too. The wild animals that are all uncaged are cool as well.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Family friendly. Great for kids. Many animals that you are close enough to really see. All animals are rescue animals which makes you feel good to help out. Talk and laugh with a group of parrots, many lions and tigers, a huge Yorkshire hog and a ride a barrel of monkeys. Great for walking on shaded paths and wooden decks... More 

Thank Bob_Tonnies
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fun afternoon and a nice walk. small railroad ride was fun too. The wild animals that are all uncaged are cool as well.

Thank Jackdes
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice time to see the animals you can feed sheep coats.Saw tiger Loins monkeys pigs and the normal But the Kangaroo was not there.THIS IS A SELF FUNDING PLACE not bad at all

West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In England we have world famous zoos, this is not in that category BUT it is charming. It houses rescued animals so do not go expecting the range of animals you normally see in a zoo. It's basic, but the animals look well cared for. As it's non profit making the money obviously goes on the animals and not the... More 

Thank paulann2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the zoo with my husband. This is a small zoo but it's a non profit place where they dedicate their work to rescued animals. It's a great cause. This is a really nice place to go with small kids, they will enjoy the short train ride. You can make donations and sponsor animals if you like.

Thank Veronica V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although Austin Zoo is a smaller zoo it's a really fun experience and a good way to spend the day. You'll see everything there is to see in 2 or 3 hours but there are more exotic animals that I would expect from a rescue zoo and the fact that it's a rescue zoo means it's instantly a worthy place... More 

Thank Kyle W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out to Austin Zoo during a weekend trip for my wife's birthday, looking for something to entertain my 4 yr old and I found a Groupon so I thought "let's do it" straight up like Ton Loc and stuff. On the drive out there I thought I had been lured out to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre by an evil... More 

Thank David M
Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine for young kids. A bit small with not too much to see. Go and support their efforts to rescue animals. I have gone twice.

Thank Blueshadow31
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo to visit with your kiddos. Not so long so you can enjoy the zoo in roughly 3 hours. I recommend this too if you have small children and are in the Austin area

Thank Kevin A
Pflugerville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a big city zoo experience, then again the big city zoo is not a rescue sanctuary so I don't believe you can really compare the two. This zoo has plenty of animals to see. I think the size is just right - I have two small children and they can make it through without losing interest or... More 

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