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Address: 10807 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78709
Phone Number: +1 512-288-1490
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Zoo in Austin featuring many animals.

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Fun for the whole family!

I took my family here on a Saturday morning. We arrived right when the zoo opened and were some of the first people inside the zoo. We basically had the whole place to ourselves... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2016
brandyb272016
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I took my family here on a Saturday morning. We arrived right when the zoo opened and were some of the first people inside the zoo. We basically had the whole place to ourselves walking around and enjoying the animals. The zoo is small but they have a big variety of animals from all over the world. My daughter enjoyed... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Small zoo but very clean. Animals look like they are well cared for. My daughter had alot of fun. You can feed some of the animals (food is cheap) and we even caught an alligator feeding. They have a train that you can buy tickets for and it takes you on a little trip of the area with some excellent... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Austin Zoo is a good place to take the family for an outing while you are in the city. It is not fancy or extra special but it offers a good variety of animals on display to the public.

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Thank buffalojim67
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We loved the zoo. The boys liked feeding and petting some of the animals. Tne peacocks and chickens running around free was really cool. We had a great time. The little train ride was fun too.

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Thank Ccwidmer
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a good family fun thing to do with your kids who have a short attention span. It can be done in about an hour. They have a little train, that's a lot of fun. Not fun in the summer heat, but fall and spring are lovely times to visit.

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Thank JeanneM_1959
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Went with the kiddos and it's a small zoo the more exotic animals we could not see they were hiding and sleeping. But still a good Little field trip. Had their snow cones and they were good.

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Thank Sierra K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Nice assortment of animals. Unlike any zoo experience you've had, but in a nice way. You are up close and personal with the lions, tigers, bears and birds. Tues and Saturday are alligator feeding days - truly worth the while. Chris, the animal trainer, made the alligator feeding experience very informative and entertaining. Make the trip to Austin to visit... More 

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Thank dbt135
Catonsville, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We drove in today from Killeen. We were not too thrilled at the roadway that seemed to wind up a hill, but we can definitely say that there was plenty of signage. I love the fact that the animals are rescued and that the animals seem to love their crowd. Parking and the entry fee are decent. The entry driveway... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We drove from Dallas and had some other plans in Austin, but arrived very early. We decided to go to the Austin Zoo so we could get out of the car and stretch our legs. This is a very small zoo, but it is so incredible that all of the animals are rescued. Great day activity if you have kids!... More 

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Thank Alissa G
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The Austin Zoo serves as a habitat for rescues exotic animals. It is not comparable in size or facilities to a zoo you would expect in a large city. That being said, it made for an enjoyable 1.5 hrs, checking out the animals and reading their posted "rescue stories". Peacocks roam the zoo freely and pop up everywhere... Flower pots,... More 

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