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Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo

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Address: 5640 IH S, New Braunfels, TX 78132
Phone Number: +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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Much improved, with more to come...

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Matthias99
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank megelll
United States
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36 reviews
6 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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45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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Thank Teaniebop
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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Thank OriginalYouth
TexasCity,TX
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

What an eye opener....snakes from the world over and we'll displayed . Outside displays just as great with expanding habitat. Lions, hyenas, wolves , monkeys and capaberas . They have a collection of the ten deadliest snakes in the world ,including Cobras,russelsvipers,and taipans.

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Thank REHolm
New Braunfels, Texas
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Has lots of cool animals as well as snakes. Although the animals seem to be healthy some of the place needs a little work.

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Thank bryanjohnson2016
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I enjoy traveling to and exploring smaller zoos but this one really can leave you depressed even though some improvements are being made to the facility. The primate enclosures are still old school and alarming in their smallness. The petting zoo is good. They should just eliminate the grassless hoofstock area and make larger primate enclosures. The lions are in... More 

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Thank Jason S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great for kids who like animals and snakes. In rain, don't wear sandles. Kind of smelly if you don't care for snakes. My kids ran around after chickens.

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Thank Ange K
San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

So let me start by stating, I've been here at least a dozen times over the course of 35+ years. No Gorilla, No Alligators or Crocodiles on this visit (unless I missed them...) - Summertime is probably the worst time to go. Number one, HEAT. Who wants to be in the heat moving, especially with a fur coat on. The... More 

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