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“Austin Zoo”
Review of Austin Zoo

Austin Zoo
Ranked #38 of 321 things to do in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.
Austin, Texas
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64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Austin Zoo”
Reviewed January 30, 2012

Good day trip. Nothing like zoos in other large cities but neat to see and feed some of the animals. More of an animal rescue sanctuary than a zoo I think.

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Austin
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49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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“Nice outing for the family”
Reviewed January 22, 2012

Small, but so nice, neat, clean, and well managed. Good variety of small and medium size animals, great place to host parties for kids, great family outing.

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“good little zoo,good cause.”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

These are all rescued animals.Big cat,bears monkeys.Great place for kids with easy walking,a train ride and petting zoo.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Non-profit - keep it this way!”
Reviewed January 20, 2012

Great little "zoo" especially for small children. It almost looks like a "Ma & Pa" zoo, nothing fancy. However, each area has a nice bit of information about the animals and they looked well cared for. So it's a bit rough around the edges, who cares? It's intimate and clearly the animals are loved. My niece and nephew had a blast. One thing, only one area for restrooms so if you are off in the back part of the zoo and someone has to pee, get a head start or you won't make it.

Visited October 2011
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Austin, Texas
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49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Kids and adults love it!”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

This is a fun spot to go-the winding drive makes you think you are getting away from the city and the entry price is fair if you spend a few hours there. Bring some water with you-its good to have while you walk around. My daughter had a great time watching the monkeys make faces at her and feeding the very exuberant billy goats. I've gone three times and can say Spring and Winter is the best time to go but it is rather miserable in the Texas summer.

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