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Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo

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Address: 5640 IH S, New Braunfels, TX 78132
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+1 830-608-9270
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Two Attractions, One Admission:Mountain Lion CubsExciting Croc &...

Two Attractions, One Admission:Mountain Lion CubsExciting Croc & Alligator ShowPetting ZooWorld's Largest RodentEndangered PrimatesMost Dangerous Snake in the WorldBirds of the WorldCarnivore Feeding ShowRattlesnake PitConcession StandGift ShopAnd much more!!Check web site for showtimes, vary according to season.

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More than you think

Having driven by for the past several years, I finally had time to stop. The front building houses an amazing array of snakes, including the world's 10 most poisonous. In back... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dallas, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas
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86 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my nephews. They loved it. They even brought out one of the snakes for everyone to pet and take pictures. Helps give everyone education on snakes and other animals. You can even feed some of the animals. They take great care of the animals

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Thank darlynnski
Dallas, Texas
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413 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having driven by for the past several years, I finally had time to stop. The front building houses an amazing array of snakes, including the world's 10 most poisonous. In back, there's a facility housing monkeys, panthers, buffalo, a camel, lions etc. Not the best conditions though. Still for only $13 to get in, not a bad deal.

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Thank AVGTXN
New Braunfels, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

For a smaller place this is surprising diverse. This was featured on the TV show Dirty Jobs which was really cool. A friend of ours teenage daughter had her birthday party at The Snake Farm which surprised us but it turned out to be really fun. Keep that in mind if you need an unusual place for a party.

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Thank Tom B
Tulsa, OK
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The amount of animals they have is pretty decent, and they do a different show every 30 minutes all day. My kids enjoyed the petting zoo and getting to see the fattest little pigs they've ever seen. We enjoyed watching all the animals, especially the white lions as they rough housed with each other and then lounged around for pictures.... More 

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Thank adiscgolfer
Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I will say, I don't really like seeing animals in small cages and this is what this place mostly is. If I could give this place a 3.5, I would but I'm giving them the benefit of the higher rating. I moved to Austin in 94 from South Texas and have been passing this place all this time thinking it... More 

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Houston, Texas
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86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

After quite some time we visited this place again, and we were very impressed with the many improvements that have been made. Snakes are just a part of it. They now also have many other animals. It is worth a visit.

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Thank Matthias99
New Braunfels, Texas
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The 6 or 7 foot deep rattlesnake "pit" is kick butt. It must be 7 or 8 feet in diameter and covered with a locked iron cage to keep the toddlers out. Ask the clerk if you can say Hi to Ramona

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United States
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. We love the fact we get to get so close to the animals. Feeding the animals was a blast.

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Thank TXSeabees
Boerne, Texas
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I didn't quite know what to expect as I have driven past this place for many, many years but never stopped--always thought it looked like a dive. But curiosity got the best of me, and we went. I really enjoyed it and was impressed by the number of animals on exhibit! I had no idea there were SO many different... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The giant signs always made me want to stop on our long-drive to see family. Finally we did - it was about as expected. The hyena stalked our toddler son, wanting to eat him. That was great.

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