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San Antonio Zoo

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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With more than 8,500 animals on 56 acres, there's plenty of fun for the whole family. The San Antonio Zoo was first established with a donation from George W. Brackenridg in the 1800s. Two of the first cageless exhibits in the U.S. opened here in...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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3903 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78212-3199
Uptown Broadway
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+1 210-734-7184
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Granddaughter is from Albuquerque, New Mexico and was elated to find different animals at the zoo. She is only 4, but knows her stuff when it comes to zoo life.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank livinglifeinSA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The San Antonio zoo is one of the best in the US. It is old and established. Many, many local schoolchildren take field trips here, and the summer in San Antonio is unbearable, so January/February are the best months to visit. Highly suggested.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Palmtree200
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time here at the zoo. Plenty of free parking by the train station (mini train that goes round the park) and a few mins to walk to the entrance. Friendly staff and maps available once you get in. This zoo was typical...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank flashsam7267
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to several Zoo's including the San Diego Zoo, the St Louis Zoo 2 of the best rated in the country, but this zoo was by far the BEST my family and I have ever been to.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank bamafan1228
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good zoo with a lot of animals. Kinda disappointed there were no chimps or gorillas...or any big monkeys. Also the reptiles were lacking...maybe just because the Oklahoma City zoo has much bigger in those areas, which are some of our favorites. The do have quite...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lola8503
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited this zoo more than 50 years ago and have visited several times since then. This trip was by far the best ever. They have expanded and improved the zoo beyond description, the best of which is the underwater viewing area for the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dennisbryant13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the best thing after the animals is that there are great accommodations for handicapped visitors. The price is low; the interesting exhibits high.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going to the SATX zoo. The animal selection is a lot bigger than expected and the animals have always been very active when I've gone (I've gone on cold, warm, sunny, cloudy, etc. days). The big cats areas are my favorite and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank smharty86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed visiting. It was right after it opened and the animals were active so we saw most of them. It was very clean and well kept.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kafrhit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first mistake was choosing Spring Break to take my grandchildren to the zoo. Although it was cool outside, most of the animals were asleep and out of view which was disappointing.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Cecilia R
May 16, 2018|
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Response from mwhaley79 | Reviewed this property |
I have taken snacks for my kids before and have not had any problems. The food there is very pricey.
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Kathy D
May 10, 2018|
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Response from disneydad58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are snack stands throughout the zoo and a sit-down restaurant.
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Tommy K
April 26, 2018|
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Response from mwhaley79 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. I assume they would list this on their website or I would recommend calling.
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