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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
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.
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
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
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
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