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The Texas Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The zoo is well kept. The staff are very friendly and helpful. My kids loved it. I would recommend... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
frosenquest
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Victoria, Texas
Still Recovering from Harvey

I hear that the place was great before, but still recovering from hurricane Harvey. I loved the... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Derek D
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure they are still recovering from hurricane Harvey and possible some recent river flooding. But staff was very friendly and the animals looked healthy. Surly the smallest zoo I've been to but my granddaughter had a nice time and that's all that's really important....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

You know, it’s cool. Close in access to all the fun animals and they have a good scary snake collection.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The zoo is well kept. The staff are very friendly and helpful. My kids loved it. I would recommend anyone coming to Victoria to stop by

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank frosenquest
Reviewed June 29, 2018

I hear that the place was great before, but still recovering from hurricane Harvey. I loved the jaguar!. He's behind glass but very playful. Also nice Peacocks and monkeys.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Derek D
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Brought my 4yr old and older teen. We had a blast. Not to big but bit to small perfect. My daughter and teen loved feeding the animals the most. My favorite was the bird sanctuary. It had the biggest seagull I have ever seen!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed April 3, 2018

My 2 year old niece was her for a visit and I took her there. She enjoyed it. It's just the right size to spend an hour or two and then go home. The are a variety of animals. There are places to sit and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Thedaw39
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This zoo, is small, BUT its worth it. The prices aren't outrageous like other zoos. You can take your time to actually see all the exhibits without loads of people in the way. They even have a show so often when a couple zoo keepers...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Briana A
Reviewed August 25, 2017

I really enjoyed this zoo. It has a safari feel upon arrival at the front entrance with a wooden building. It was air conditioned inside the gift shop if you need to step in from the heat. The zoo animals were all great & friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This was a nice surprise. They brought out animals to pet. The lion and tiger exhibit was cool. The bird exhibit was creepy (in a good way) but the kids loved it. Nice little zoo! Would go again.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank cyn_mgmt1
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Stopped by here on a hot day, and really enjoyed the shade! The zoo is small, but you're right up on top of the exhibits, which is great with the big cats. The kids got a kick out of a raccoon who'd gotten into the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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